Tag Archives: open access

Federal Agency Open Access Mandates

Some resources for campus folks on the ongoing roll-out of US government agency open access policies: Crowd-sourced librarian spreadsheet at https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1PYOhBh6bglh6BkQFlpvNLOwlpzvQyguWAG8AkQMtU0s/edit#gid=0 ARL’s review and links: http://www.arl.org/focus-areas/public-access-policies/federally-funded-research/2696-white-house-directive-on-public-access-to-federally-funded-research-and-data#.VQwHkEs1TQR Columbia University list of brief descriptions: http://scholcomm.columbia.edu/open-access/public-access-mandates-for-federally-funded-research/

LibrePlanet : When Open Is Not Enough: Educators & Academia Grapple with the Need for Libre

Nicole Allen (@txtbks) and I will be speaking at a panel at LibrePlanet in Cambridge, MA, this weekend: New research techniques like data mining have highlighted the shortcomings in “free” (as in beer) licensing of academic research, and the benefits of “libre” licensing that permits true scholarly engagement with data and