EPT Awards | Electronic Publishing Trust for Development
peter.suber's bookmarks 2015-04-22
"The primary objective of the Electronic Publishing Trust for Development is the advancement of access to research publications for researchers in the developing world. The establishment of Open Access to previously inaccessible scholarly publications has opened the door to a more equitable system for sharing research information and the advancement of science.The EPT Award scheme was established in 2011, in order to recognise and acknowledge the great effort being made by individuals to further this development. During our work in support of this objective, we became very aware that there are many ‘unsung heroes’ working hard to inform, train and support their research colleagues and their organisations making the move to provide open access to the literature. These people were working over and above their normal work responsibilities to hold meetings, provide information or organise training courses, and implement OA initiatives...."