open access (OA)

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‘Misguided’ Nations Lock Up Valuable Geospatial Data

Staff Writer | Directions Magazine | February 19, 2014

Many governments, particularly those in low-income countries, are “shooting themselves in the foot” by failing to give research and development communities open access to their caches of geospatial data, experts have warned. Read More »

“Open Access” By Peter Suber Is Now Open Access

Staff Writer | UC Davis University Library | July 2, 2013

Open Access by Peter Suber was published by MIT Press in July 2012 and is an important resource for understanding the issue of open access.  A year later, Open Access has become open access, downloadable for free in several electronic formats: Read More »

Open Access–Strategy Institutions, States and the European Union

Event Details
January 24, 2013 - 1:30pm - January 25, 2013 - 6:00pm

This meeting will be held in Paris, January 24-25, 2013. The focus will be on how to achieve 100% accessibility of research results financed from public funds in a timely manner. This question is posed by the European Commission to all  Member States who are invited to position themselves on the widespread deployment of open access to the results of their research in a recommendation [1] of the European Commission, July 17, 2012. Read More »