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Concerns Over the Survival of PacLII

The Australian archives crisis continues: there are concerns over the survival of the Pacific Islands Legal Information Institute. “The Institute, also known as PacLII, is based at the University of the South Pacific, where collects and publishes legal material from 20 Pacific countries on its open-access website. 29 more words

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When is the Stonehenge summer solstice 2016? Everything you need to know including times and rituals

Here’s everything you need to know about the longest day of the year and traditions surrounding the summer solstice

Every year, around this time, we start talking about the summer solstice. 771 more words

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The road to successful data sharing

A recent blog from Nature highlights some of the current issues facing successful clinical-trial data sharing, including resource shortages, insufficient government regulation and incompatible reporting. 162 more words

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Natural History Museum - publications for free!

The Natural History Museum has launched its institutional repository. The Museum’s repository provides free access to publications, or versions of the published material, produced by more than 300 scientists working at the Museum. 23 more words

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#ACS (American Chemical Society) supports #OpenAccess goals of #DutchUniversities

 

ACS and Dutch universities aim for 100% open access

The American Chemical Society’s Publications Division (ACS) and VSNU, in its role representing Dutch universities and participating research institutions, have reached an agreement whereby open access publishing arrangements will be a part of the subscription licensing contract between the US-based professional society and the Dutch institutions. 218 more words

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Research ministers will move to make #OpenAccess the default by 2020

Member states to back both green and gold access and endorse move to end traditional subscription model, according to draft text. EU research ministers meeting in Brussels on Friday are expected to endorse a move to abandon the traditional journal subscription model and embrace freely-available scientific research by 2020. 131 more words

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