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Last update: Aug 30/19


Access alone isn’t enough: Revisiting calls for discovery, infrastructure, technology, and training – January 31, 2019 (David Crotty, The Scholarly Kitchen)


“Green” open access papers result in more citations – August 8, 2016 (Wageningen University & Research)

Diversity, equity, inclusion

Can we decolonize OER/open? – February 26, 2019 (OER19)

Making international academic spaces international – December 6, 2018 (ProfHacker)


Learned societies, the key to realising an open access future? – June 24, 2019 (LSE Impact Blog)

Perspectives on the open access discovery landscape – April 24, 2019 (Jisc scholarly communications)

Surveying social and open learning – March 14, 2019 (Teaching in Higher Ed)

Open educational practices (OEP)

Open Education, Open Questions – October 23, 2017 (Catherine Cronin, Educause Review)

Open education risks and rewards – May 11, 2017 (Teaching in Higher Ed, podcast)

Open educational resources (OER)

Open accessible education resources and the future of education – May 13, 2019 (Open Economics Blog)


Fitting the mould: What the European Commission’s second tender for an open research publishing platform tells us about the future of scholarly communication – August 20, 2019 (LSE Impact Blog)


Designing the new OER Policy Registry – November 22, 2018 (OER World Map Blog)

The impact of open access mandates – June 20, 2016 (ITHAKA-S+R)

Reading: paper vs. screens

Smartphone-size screens make it harder to pay attention to and understand news stories – August 23, 2019 (LSE Impact Blog)


Open book publishers’ statement on Knowledge Unlatched and the Open Research Library – May 21, 2019 (Open Book Publishers Blog)

Why OBP is not participating in KU Open Funding: and why libraries should understand the reasons – October 5, 2018 (Open Book Publishers Blog)

Knowledge Unlatched, failed transparency, and the commercialisation of open access book publishing – October 3, 2018 (LSE Impact Blog)


Academic review promotion and tenure documents promote a view of open access that is at odds with the wider academic community – July 17, 2019 (LSE Impact Blog)


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