Open Access

October 29, 2009

The first International Open Access Week (October 19 – 23) may have just come to a close, but the broad spectrum of initiatives that it showcased ensures that Open Access to research will play a central role in advancing the conduct of research and scholarship for years to come. Events took place on more than 300 higher education, research, and other sites worldwide, illustrating the dramatic growth of the global network that has emerged in support of Open Access.

February 21, 2012

A team led by Bryan Killian, a Junior Biological Sciences student at the University of Illinois at Chicago, has won the 2011 Sparky Awards Peoples’ Choice prize for the short film, “Open Access.” The video was selected in an open online vote held earlier this year.

November 04, 2008

As we prepare to send your dues notices for the coming year, I want to take the time to say thank you to each of you individually – and to your organizations, as well – for helping to make this very busy year a remarkable one for our community as we work together to create a more open system for scholarly communication.


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