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This week: Open access and open science journalism

I had a couple of guest posts come out today, and surprisingly both happen to be about open access.

The first was for Canadian Science Publishing, on… 452 more words

Watershed Moments 2.0

Guerilla open access, public engagement with research, and ivory towers

Despite the growth of open access publishing, there is still a massive and growing archive of peer-reviewed research that is hidden behind paywalls. While academics can reach most of the research they need through library subscriptions, researchers, professionals and the broader community outside of academia are effectively cut off from the vast majority of peer-reviewed research. 482 more words

Open Access

Creating a Culture of Openness and Accessibility

During my short time so far as the Digital Projects Fellow for WIC and the EC, I’ve been out and about meeting new people and attending events to learn how both Commons can better support teaching and learning across campus.  1,098 more words

Tech Tools

Reveal Digital Introduces Pro-Library “Cost Recovery = Open Access” Model to Finance Underground Press Collection

In my last blog post, I listed the feminist and lesbian underground and alternative papers that are part of the digital project that has filled a major part of my last four years. 1,099 more words

Preserve the wilderness? But how? By trying to keep it a deep, dark secret? By trying to convince the average Joe that this is all too good for him?

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Left Behind—Will Proposed Rules in Scholarly Publishing Leave Behind a Population of Researchers?

This is the time of year when I am juggling attendance at multiple conferences, each with complicated exhibit schedules and packed with editorial board and committee meetings. 1,049 more words

World Of Tomorrow

Open Assess (?), Excess(?), ACCESS (!!!)

Earlier this semester, the SMCM Ethics Bowl team traveled to Florida to compete in the national finals.  Over thirty teams qualified and we had some very formidable opponents.  550 more words