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Brussels Declaration on Open Access to Belgian publicly funded research

By on November 5, 2012

The Brussels Declaration on Open Access to Belgian Publicly funded Research was signed during the OA week, the 22nd of October 2012 and engages the Belgian Government. Interesting comments by Marin Dacos in the OpenEdition’s blog, Déclaration de Bruxelles sur le libre accès : la Belgique s’engage and in the Open repository and Bibliography blog at […]

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OpenEdition Academic Committee’s statement on Open Access

By on October 15, 2012

The OpenEdition, the most important Open Access academic publisher in France in the field of Humanities and Social Sciences -opened to other Europan languages an countries- has issued a call to the French Governement asking for more support of OA policies in the French academic world. OpenEdition suggests to adopt a general business model for […]

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Paying for Open Access: the American History Association’s Statement

By on September 25, 2012

Who works in universities and for accessing the content of her/his own intellectual output, always thought that Open Access was the frontline for all sciences and disciplines against the power of big publishers.  But should we slow down a bit our enthusiasm and rethink the meaning of Open Access publishing in the Humanities ?  Yes […]

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