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On Monday, October 20th, from 3:00 to 4:00pm EDT, SPARC and the World Bank will co-host the official kickoff event for International Open Access Week 2014 with a reception to...
For Immediate Release July 2, 2014For more information, contact: Andrea Higginbotham (202) 296-2296 andrea@arl.orgWashington, DC –  Since 1999, the international nonprofit...
Tom Cochrane, Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s Radio National network
Around the world, scientific journals are making money by publishing the work of researchers without paying them. Even worse, their high subscription...

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