The rise of libre open access

Connotea Imports 2012-06-02


"In the past few months we've seen a sharp upturn in the momentum for OA on several fronts: researcher activism for OA, researcher criticism of high journal prices, researcher understanding of OA issues, OA policy deliberations at major institutions and governments, and mainstream media news and comment. Here I want to focus on a relatively neglected front where progress is also accelerating: libre OA. I've been tracking gratis and libre developments for years, and I've never seen such a sudden rise in the number of policies and initiatives going beyond gratis to libre, and going beyond the more restrictive end of the libre spectrum to the less restrictive end...."


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Tags: oa.mining oa.mandates oa.libre oa.history_of oa.growth oa.wellcome oa.rcuk oa.world_bank oa.milestones oa.repositories oa.policies oa.journals



Date tagged:

06/02/2012, 12:08

Date published:

06/02/2012, 11:49