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Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Beyond declarations to policies

Stevan Harnad, The Gap between OA Precept and OA Practice, Open Access Archivangelism, June 13, 2007.

Nowhere is the gap between precept and practice more apparent than in the disparity between the number of institutions that have signed the vague and pious Berlin Declaration in support of the abstract principle of Open Access, and the number of institutions that have actually registered a concrete Open Access policy in ROARMAP.

But that gap is closing...