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Here's a sampling of what people were writing about Open Access Day, in no particular order:
Molly Keener, Open Access Day, 2008, ZSR | Professional Development, October 14, 2008.
... Here at Wake Forest, the WFU Libraries are working to raise awareness of open access among faculty, students and staff. Both the Z. Smith Reynolds Library and the Coy C. Carpenter Medical Library have resource pages on scholarly communication issues (ZSR, Carpenter) and open access (ZSR, Carpenter). A group of librarians, with input from faculty and research administrators, are working to build an institutional repository for Wake Forest that will enable us to better collect, highlight and disseminate the world-class research conducted at our University. Faculty members from both campuses are already publishing in open access journals and hybrid access journals (traditional journals with article-by-article optional open access), and submitting to subject-based repositories, such as PubMed Central. Through compliance with the NIH Public Access Policy, many faculty researchers are realizing that they are able to retain many of their rights as copyright owners in their works when seeking publication, without forfeiting the opportunity to be published in premiere journals. ...Celebrate Open Access Day, Bibby Library News & Tips, October 14, 2008.
Brian Lamb, Happy open access day!, Abject Learning, October 14, 2008.
Vika Zafrin, Open Access Day 2008!, words’ end, October 14, 2008.
Allyson Mower, Open Access Day, Information Literacy Blog, October 14, 2008.
A haiku for Open Access Day: