Open access (OA) in its purest sense is making literature free online without any fees or restrictions due to copyright or licenses.- Kevin Smith, Scholarly Communications Officer at Duke University
Open-access (OA) literature is digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions. – Peter Suber, Research Professor of Philosophy at Earlham College
Open access as being publicly free on the Internet, allowing users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search or link to the full text of articles without legal, financial or technical barriers. - The Budapest Open Access Initiative
Open access contributions include original scientific research results, raw data and metadata, source materials, digital representations of pictorial and graphical materials and scholarly multimedia material –
Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities
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in the Honnold Library Keck Learning Room
(Part one - August 31st @ 11:30) WHAT IS OPEN ACCESS?
(Part two - Sept. 22 @ 11:30) WHAT CAN YOU DO?
(Part three - Oct. 21st @ 12-2) OA WORKSHOP
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