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Musings on the Research Works Act, Open Access pledges and Wikimedia

Over on Foundation-l, an interesting thread has been developing today on the Research Works Act, Open Access pledges and any potential role therein for Wikimedia. I just posted some thoughts on the matter, quoted in full below the fold.   … Continue reading

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Encouraging reuse of Open Access materials – a response to the OSTP’s RFI on Publications

Below is a copy of the final draft (permalink) for a response to the Request for Information on Public Access to Peer-Reviewed Scholarly Publications Resulting From Federally Funded Research, ready for submission before today’s deadline. I thank all those who … Continue reading

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Open Access File of the Day on Wikimedia Commons: Qualia of sound.jpg

All of the files presented so far in the Open Access File of the Day on Wikimedia Commons series have been reused only for display. Today’s is an example for remixing, which is another of the freedoms openly licensed (or libre Open … Continue reading

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A wiki approach to Open Access and Open Science

This blog is dedicated to documenting the progress of the Wikimedian in residence on Open Science project – with an initial focus on Open Access – funded by the Open Society Foundations Information Program and hosted by the Open Knowledge … Continue reading

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