March 6, 2013, 3:12 pm
David Parry, an assistant professor of emerging media and communications at the University of Texas at Dallas, argues that scholars have an obligation to publish their research in journals that make free copies available online. The Tech Therapy team talks with him about how the debate over open access to research has heated up in recent months, and invites journal publishers to give their views on next month’s podcast.
Links discussed in this episode: Memorials for Aaron Swartz Turn to Discussion of How to Honor His Legacy | Knowledge Cartels v. Knowledge Rights
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- BeerBrarian: Open Access: A World Without Database Vendors? (stephanielgrossmslis.me)
- Aaron Swartz Was Right – The Chronicle Review – The Chronicle of Higher Education (stephanielgrossmslis.me)
- To Make Open Access Work, We Need to Do More Than Liberate Journal Articles | Wired Opinion | Wired.com (nylibrariansmeetup.blogspot.com)
- Provost’s Open Access Fund awards five new grants (tuftsdaily.com)
- What to do with Open Access funding in Physics and Astronomy (telescoper.wordpress.com)
- Aaron Swartz – Guerilla Open Access Manifesto (leaksource.wordpress.com)
- Aaron Swartz’s Suicide Puts Internet Openness Fight In Spotlight (businessinsider.com)
- Aaron Swartz’s Guerilla Open Access Manifesto (gautamghosh.net)
- U.S. Department Of Justice Acknowledges Aaron Swartz Was Prosecuted Over His Political Views (disinfo.com)
- The Open Access Debate Continues (scilogs.com)