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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.
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The universities of the UK should not squander the opportunity to put in place an effective mechanism for making their published research freely...
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 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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