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Hundreds of events will take place across the globe to highlight the power that Open Access has to increase the impact of scientific and scholarly...
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October 1, 2014Yesterday SPARC's Director of Open Education Nicole Allen testified at a New York City Council Higher Education Committee Hearing on Reducing the...
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Kumar Garg and Colleen V. Chien, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
“Because we know that education is a cornerstone for progress…we’re going to do more to help citizens in other countries, especially students, access...

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15
OpenCon 2014   Location: Washington, DC
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05
SPARC/COAPI Preconference   Location: Charleston Conference
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20
Open Access Week 2014   Location: Everywhere

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