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Apply to attend OpenCon2015

Marieke Guy - June 3, 2015 in Call to Action

Applications to attend OpenCon 2015 are now open.


OpenCon 2015 is the student and early career academic professional conference on Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data and will be held on November 14-16, 2015 in Brussels, Belgium. It …

The cost of scientific publishing: update and call for action

Tom Olijhoek - May 16, 2014 in Call to Action

Opening knowledge is great. Sharing knowledge is vital. In the past, publishers were the sole mediators for the dissemination of knowledge in printed form. In our, digital age, sharing has become easier thanks to the internet. Yet, although all areas …

What is content mining?

Ross Mounce - March 27, 2014 in Call to Action, Projects

It’s simple really – you can break it down into it’s two constituent parts:

  1. Content

In this context, content can be text, numerical data, static images such as photographs, videos, audio, metadata or any digital information, and/or a combination of …

Looking for Open Access speakers

Michelle Brook - January 24, 2014 in Call to Action

I am creating a list of people who are willing to talk about Open Access at events – to academics, to students, and to non-academic members of the public.

There are many conversations about Open Access to scholarly outputs taking …