Open Access

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

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Please Take A More Open View Of Openness

Ben Johnson posits that frequently asked questions concerning open access implementation for particular disciplines arise from an incomplete conception of the nature of openness that neglects one vital component: connection.

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Britain’s New Open Access Policy Changes the Game

With the final consultation period now over, the open access policy for Britain’s next Research Excellence Framework has been released. Alma Swan looks at the rollout–which requires the deposit of articles into repositories–and finds this is pragmatic but good policymaking that should help shift the culture in British universities towards open access.

6 years ago
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