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Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Harvard votes yes

I haven't seen the news from an official Harvard source yet, but the Chronicle of Higher Education confirms that the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences adopted the OA policy defended by University Librarian Robert Darnton earlier today in the Harvard Crimson.

Comment.  This is very good news.  For my first thoughts, see my comments this morning on Darnton's op-ed. 

I'm spending the night in a gate at the Philadelphia airport, too groggy to think and too uncomfortable to doze off.  I won't be in a condition to compose second thoughts or digest other responses until I can sleep and catch up (probably Thursday).