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Thursday, February 26, 2009

Notes on Suber presentation

John Palfrey, Peter Suber at Harvard University on the Future of Open Access, John Palfrey, February 26, 2009. Notes on What is the future of open access? (Cambridge, Mass., February 26, 2009).
... Peter [Suber] mentioned, in passing, that the OA movement has no equivalent to the Free Software Foundation in the context of free/libre/open source software. This comment gives rise to a series of interesting side-issues. Who are the members of the OA movement? How are they (we?) organized? What is the trajectory of the movement? Is there anything that the OA movementís leadership or followership could learn from other similar movements as to effective modes of advocacy? ...