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The open access spectrum

The open access movement has been growing for 10 years since Open Access was first clearly defined in 2002. There is now a range of methods for making scholarly publications free to readers, and there is debate on the…

Setting the default to open

New recommendations for open access policy have been released by the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI). An announcement from SPARC describes the guidelines that mark 10 years since the first clearly defined ideas…

Massive shift to open access for UK

July 16 was a big day for open access in the UK. The latest SPARC Open Access Newsletter (SOAN) by Peter Suber describes the 'tipping point' for the open access movement. SOAN #165 (Sep 2, 2012) gives a detailed…