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Here's a sampling of what people were writing about Open Access Day, in no particular order:
Stevan Harnad, Every day is Open Access Day, Open Access Archivangelism, October 14, 2008.
... OA maximizes research access, uptake, usage, impact, productivity, progress and benefits to humankind.Tom Roper, Open Access Day, Tom Roper's Weblog, October 14, 2008.
It's Open Access day today; one of the things that I find strange about working in further education is that the open access debate seems to have passed many of my colleagues by. ...Brianna Laugher, ? Causes, books and other links for 2008-10-16, All The Modern Things, October 16, 2008.
... The open access movement is something I imagine most Wikimedians would support without hesitation. It is another essential piece in the puzzle of the world we are building with Wikipedia and her sisters. ...Gavin Baker, Reflecting on Open Access Day, A Journal of Insignificant Inquiry, October 15, 2008.
... I’ve spent much of yesterday and today poring through the many blog posts marking OA Day. They were written by researchers, students, librarians, publishers, technologists, and advocates. They range from cursory to extensive; from scientific in tone to personal and emotionally moving; and they espouse the broad litany of arguments in favor of OA. In a word, the response has been simply inspirational. ...See also Klaus Graf's collection of (mostly German-language) commentary on OA Day.