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The Rise Of Open Access Scientific Publishing

Matthew T. Dearing | Science 2.0 | February 7, 2012

Accessing the absolute latest in scientific communications directly by the independent amateur or citizen scientist has been a financially daunting prospect for decades; practically impossible. [...] Read More »

UF Dissertations From 1934 To 2006 Being Digitized For Open Access

Press Release | University of Florida (UF) | September 11, 2013

The Digital Services Department of the George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida is building a digital collection of about 12,000 dissertations written by doctoral graduates from 1934 to 2006. Read More »

UK Government Earmarks £10m For Open Access Publishing [UK]

Geraint Jones | The Guardian | September 7, 2012

The money for scientists to publish their research in open access journals will come out of the existing science budget Read More »

US Federal Open Access Rulemakings To Come

David Wojick | The Scholarly Kitchen | October 21, 2013

In order to implement the US Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) public access mandate, most of the federal agencies involved will have to go through an elaborate rulemaking process. Publishers and others who are potentially impacted by this open access (OA) mandate might start thinking about how to participate in these rulemakings. [...] Read More »

White House Revamps Data.Gov

Joseph Marks | Nextgov | July 16, 2013

The White House previewed an update to the government information trove Data.gov on Tuesday that it said would offer better search, more responsive design and deeper background on how the public is using government data. Read More »