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Tuesday, February 26, 2008

More on OA to science for journalists and bloggers

Amy Gahran has some good advice (today at Poynter Online) for authors of research articles with important implications for public policy:

...[W]henever you hide anything behind a subscriber wall that prevents open examination and direct inbound links, you're actively discouraging coverage by journalists and bloggers. And if you really want to get coverage, make it easy for journalists to dig into your data to find the most relevant angles....