On March 27, Nature published an article about three advocates who are for a universally free scholarly literature. They give their prescriptions for the movement’s next push, from findability to translations. Alma Swan, SPARC Europe’s Director of Advocacy, is one of them. Read the full article on:
Key Open Access Policy Initiatives in the US, Europe and Australia.
Alma Swan (Director of Advocacy, SPARC Europe)
Jean-Francois Dechamp (Policy Officer, European Commission)
Tom Cochran (Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Queensland University of Technology)
Peter Suber (Director, Harvard Open Access Project)
These interviews were conducted as part of Leslie Chan’s presentatoin at the workshop “Towards a Tri-Agency Policy on Open Access to Research Publications” on March 22, 2013 in Ottawa, Canada
The Tri-Agency are the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR)
|June 25, 2013|
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Tuesday June 25th, 2.30pm-5.30pm.
Venue: Hilton Park Hotel Am Tucherpark 7, 80538 Munich, GERMANY
The annual Munin Conference at the University of Tromsø will take place Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th November this year. Our Call for Presentations and Posters is now out.
The French newspaper Le Monde has published a public statement, signed by sixty members of the academic community (Presidents of universities, Librarians, Journals, publishers and researchers) under the title “Who is afraid of open access ?”. The original paper is here: