Open Access

Blog posts and resources relating to Open Access in the social sciences

Open Access publishing: A Personal View

We are personally skeptical about many of the major premises of Open Access Publishing, and we are certain that many of the potential implications have not been thought through. The Finch Report pays remarkably little heed to the detailed arrangements that may need to be put in place.

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Why Open Access will Stifle Innovation

It is curious that the UK government department promoting Business, Innovation and Skills should be so committed to a policy that might almost be designed to achieve the opposite effect.

9 years ago
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The Accessibility of Articles

Academics have a responsibility to make their work as accessible as possible. This not only means publishing their findings and […]

10 years ago
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