Posts Results for tag: open access

Confessions of an Open Access Advocate – Leslie Chan

Interview conducted by Becky Hillyer; Introduction by Angela Okune As one of the original signatories of the Budapest Open Access Initiative, a historical and defining event of the global open access movement, OCSDNet PI, Leslie Chan has been active in the experimentation and implementation of scholarly communication initiatives of varying scales around the world for the […]

Celebrating and Strategizing Open Access in Niger

Author Bio & Blog Summary Hamissou Rhissa is a Masters student in Sociology and Anthropology from Abdou Moumouni University in Niamey, Niger. He is also a member of OCSDNet’s Projet SOHA (Open Science in Haiti and French-speaking Africa), through which he is currently initiating a project that seeks to develop a science shop at his […]

A Neo-Colonial Enterprise – Robert Maxwell and the Rise of the 20th Century Scholarly Journal

By: Eve Gray This article was originally published on Eve’s blog page, ‘Gray Area’ and has been cross-posted with permission. How to become a Professor In one of the many discussion forums on the decolonization of the university held between academics and students in South Africa over the last months, a report of the following […]

WORKING BEYOND BORDERS: WHY WE NEED GLOBAL DIVERSITY IN SCHOLARLY COMMUNICATIONS

Reposted from FORCE11 By Denisse Albornoz The session Working Beyond Borders was proposed by Cameron Neylon and Leslie Chan with the intent of raising critical conversations about the need to include non-Anglo-centric perspectives on scholarly communication. Moderated by Dominique Babini, Open Access researcher at the University of Buenos Aires and Coordinator of Research and Advocacy at […]

Interview with Leslie Chan, Principal Investigator of OCSDNet

Coordination Team member, Becky Hillyer, interviews Leslie Chan, Principal Investigator of OCSDNet, about the current state of the network and his experience working in the field of Open Science and Open Access over the past twenty years. – – – Interview Questions:  What is OCSDNet, in a nutshell? Why did you seek to initiate a network […]

Open Access and Open Science in Argentina | Tensiones y oportunidades de los repositorios digitales abiertos

En Español By: Mariano Fressoli, Valeria Arza y Guillermina Actis OCSDNet is participating in #OpenAccessWeek2015. In this blog, Mariano Fressoli and Valeria Azra write about Open Access digital repositories and the culture of Open Science in Argentina.   Mariano and Valeria are a part of an OCSDNet research project seeking to understand how practices of Openness […]