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August 20, 2013
By:
David Schick and Mary Beth Marklein, USA TODAY
College students heading to campus this fall will probably pay more for new textbooks, but recent studies suggest that the era of costly course materials could be coming to an end.
August 20, 2013
By:
Barbara Quint, InfoToday
The largest public research university in the world recently committed all of its 10 campuses to open access (OA). The facility system receives about 8% of all research funding in the U.S. for its more than 8,000 faculty members, who issue as much as 40,000 publications a year, an output that represents 2% to 3% of all peer-reviewed articles.
August 20, 2013
By:
Katie Fleeman, PLOS Blog
In this guest post, David Carroll and Joseph McArthur, medical and pharmacology students at Queen’s University and University College London, respectively, describe their progress on the Open Access Button, a project they hope will help the push towards a more open scholarly publishing system.
August 20, 2013
By:
Jocelyn Kaiser, Science Magazine
Efforts to give the public free access to peer-reviewed papers have reached a milestone: One-half of all papers are now freely available within a year or two of publication, concludes a study funded by the European Commission and released today.
August 12, 2013

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August 09, 2013
By:
Lisa Campbell, The Bookseller
August 08, 2013
By:
Barbara Fister, Library Journal
August 07, 2013
By:
Christian Heise, Hybrid Publishing Lab
August 06, 2013
By:
Brian Glanz

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