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One Size Fits All?: Social Science And Open Access

David Mainwaring | The Disorder of Things | November 14, 2012

The third post in our small series on open access, publication shifts on the horizon and how it all matters to IR and social science, this time by David Mainwaring [...]. Read More »

Open Access Legislation In The US And Canada Looks To Prioritize Post-Publication Archiving, Not Publishers' Profits

Heather Morrison | The Imaginary Journal of Poetic Economics | October 22, 2013

[...] Providing further context on open access policy, Heather Morrison presents cases from the U.S. and Canada, where each are also grappling with how to provide wider access to publicly funded research. If passed, the U.S.’s FASTR Act would require ‘green’ archiving and a focus on interoperability of local repositories. Read More »

Open Access Plan is No Academic Spring

Bruce Reed | The Guardian | July 18, 2012

The UK government is currently making a fundamental choice concerning access to the results of publicly funded research...Everyone agrees that these results should be freely available. So the decision the UK faces is not about whether access to scientific research should be free. Rather, it is about how this should be accomplished. Read More »

Open Access: Four Ways It Could Enhance Academic Freedom

Curt Rice | The Guardian | April 22, 2013

The power of funding alone should not be enough to override academic freedom, argues Curt Rice, nor does open access automatically skew the world of scholarship Read More »

Open Source GP Project Takes Off [UK]

Rebecca Todd | eHealth Insider | October 18, 2012

A locum GP is co-directing a project to develop an open source GP clinical system to allow "true interoperability" with other healthcare systems. Read More »

Open Source Science

David Basanta | Nature Magazine | October 20, 2011

Thanks to a friend I found about this TED video in which Dana Farber's Jay Bradner talks about something which I, and many others, believe is a very powerful idea: open source science. The talk introduces Bradner's research, where he and his colleagues are trying to find molecules that can target cancer cells that relay (have grown) dependent on certain genes. Read More »

Open-Data Push Nets £8m From UK Government

Jon Yeomans | ZDNet | December 12, 2012

Public bodies in the UK will get extra funding to help them release public data for commercial reuse, as the government continues its push on open data.
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Patient Engagement, Data Liberation And Portability

Christine Årdal and John-Arne Røttingen | PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases | September 20, 2012

Open source drug discovery can be an influential model for discovering and developing new medicines and diagnostics for neglected diseases. It offers the opportunity to accelerate the discovery progress while keeping expenditures to a minimum by encouraging incremental contributions from volunteer scientists.
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PCORI 'Marks Major Milestone' With 25 Research Awards

Bernie Monegain | Government Health IT | December 20, 2012

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has approved 25 awards, totaling $40.7 million over three years, to fund patient-centered comparative clinical effectiveness research projects under the first four areas of its National Priorities for Research and Research Agenda. Read More »

Pimp Your 3D Printer With Cyrus: The Open Source 3D Printer

Jack Millner | Tech City News | April 9, 2013

Cyrus is an open source 3D printer currently funding on Kickstarter designed to “close the gap between consumers and makers.” Read More »

Premium Article Law's Penalties Spur Dallas-Area Hospitals To Improve Care

Sherry Jacobson | Dallas Morning News | June 11, 2013

A million times a year, [patients suffering from congestive heart failure] are admitted to U.S. hospitals, stabilized and sent home. But it doesn’t last long. Almost a quarter of heart failure patients on Medicare are readmitted within 30 days, as sick as ever. But that’s about to change. Read More »

RCUK Announces Block Grants For Universities To Aid Drives To Open Access To Research Outputs

Press Release | Research Councils UK | November 8, 2012

Research Councils UK has today, 8th November, announced the details of the block grant funding mechanism that it is introducing to aid implementation of its policy on Open Access that was announced in July and is due to come into effect in April 2013. Read More »

Rita Gardner Reflects On Open Access And Learned Societies

British Academy | Socialsciencespace | July 2, 2013

Learned societies are a fundamental part of the research ecology, providing a substantial intellectual, public and reputational good, at minimal cost to the UK public purse. Read More »

Roy Kaufman: Shifting Revenues From Post-Publication To Pre-Publication: The Impact Of Open Access

Roy Kaufman | Association of Learned & Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) | March 27, 2014

Roy Kaufman, Managing Director of New Ventures at Copyright Clearance Center (CCC), writes here in a guest post about the shift of revenue to pre-publication and what that means to publishers. Read More »

SCFD Funds Open Access For Arts Lovers

Megan Quinn | Broomfield Enterprise | February 10, 2013

Taxes paid by Broomfield residents, others in seven-county district, provide free entry at facilities across state
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