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The Times Higher Education
Open Access science articles are read and cited more often than articles available only to subscribers, a study has suggested.
The Guardian
The universities of the UK should not squander the opportunity to put in place an effective mechanism for making their published research freely...
 July 23, 2014Ms. Margo AndersonU.S. Department of Education400 Maryland Avenue SWRoom 4W311Washington, DC 20202Re: Docket ID: ED-2013-OII-0146Dear Ms. Anderson,I’m writing...

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This set of resources is available to support the OER Policy Workshop on March 18-19, 2014 in Warsaw Poland.OER Policy Definitions [PDF]OER Policy Workshop Slides [PPT]Worksheets...

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