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Another victory for public and open access

If you paid for it, you should be able to read it. For publicly financed science research, the Obama administration agrees. I’m aware that this decision wasn’t just because of this We The People petition (which I signed) but it’s … Continue reading

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Journal Data: Price, Impact, and Use

I was doing my generalized clicking around this afternoon and saw this FriendFeed comment (originally via Twitter) “How much does an annual library subscription to the top 20 closed-access journals cost? Lets start a virtual library for non-scientists.” I was … Continue reading

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School Library Journal throws down the gauntlet in ALA’s direction

I did some email back and forth with Brian Kenny from School Library Journal last month when I was trying ot find back issues of their content online. I incorrectly assumed that because I couldn’t find it, it wasn’t there. … Continue reading

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Open Access to Ranganathan

I know, I know, I’m like a Ranganathan fangirl. “The library is a growing organism! blah blah blah” But this is Ranganathan news that is current! And cool! The Digital Library of Information Science & Technology Classics Project has gotten … Continue reading

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three gathering storms that could cause collateral damage to open access

Peter Suber’s Open Access newsletter and related blog should be required reading for librarians who care about free access to information. This month he discusses three large proposed shifts in the way the Internet works that could have long-lasting implications … Continue reading

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