SPARC responds to RFI issued by the Dept. of Education

  July 23, 2014 Ms. Margo AndersonU.S. Department of Education400 Maryland Avenue SWRoom 4W311Washington, DC 20202 Re: Docket ID: ED-2013-OII-0146 Dear Ms. Anderson,Read More…

SPARC and the World Bank to co-host kickoff event for 2014 International Open Access Week

SPARC and the World Bank will co-host the official kickoff event for International Open Access Week 2014 with a reception to follow. The event will be held at the headquarters of the World Bank in Washington, DC with a live webcast for online participation around the world. Read More…

EIFL Champions Open Access for Libraries in Developing and Transition Countries

For Immediate Release July 2, 2014 For more information, contact: Andrea Higginbotham (202) 296-2296 andrea@arl.org Washington, DC –  Since 1999, the international nonprofit Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL) has been working with libraries in developing and transition economy countries to help remove economic, technical, and legal barriers to accessing information.Read More…

Why open access is the next frontier for science

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Positive Changes for SPARC's Operating Structure

June 17, 2014 Dear ARL and SPARC members, We write today to share some good news about the future of SPARC. As you know, SPARC launched in 1998 as an ARL initiative and, over those years, both organizations have continued to vigorously pursue—and expand—policy advocacy programs that our community values deeply. Read More…

Saturday June 28th in Las Vegas: SPARC/ACRL Forum: Evaluating the Quality of Open Access Content

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OpenCon 2014 Announces First Travel Scholarship Sponsors

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Right to Research Coalition Adds Joseph McArthur, OA Button Co-Founder, as New Assistant Director

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Beyond the Boycott: Q&A with Timothy Gowers

Next steps in the Open Access battle: Shining a light on journal pricingRead More…

Announcing OpenCon 2014!

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