News from the open access movement
Open Access Week is just around the corner
International Open Access Week (October 19-23, 2009) is almost upon us -- here's a sampling of some activities worldwide:
See also our past posts on OA Week.
The open access movement:
Putting peer-reviewed scientific and scholarly literature
on the internet. Making it available free of charge and
free of most copyright and licensing restrictions.
Removing the barriers to serious research.
Why the OAN volume has been low since January 16, 2010
Why I curtailed my blogging on July 1, 2009
I recommend the OA tracking project (OATP) as the best way to stay on top of new OA developments. You can read the OATP feed on a blog-like web page or subscribe to it by RSS, email, or Twitter. You can also help build the feed by tagging new developments you encounter.
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