Thursday, May 3, 2012

Open, free access to academic research? This will be a seismic shift

David Willetts, Conservative MP and minister of state for universities and science, discusses in the Guardian a new plan to make publicly financed research freely available. He states that "[g]iving people the right to roam freely over publicly funded research will usher in a new era of academic discovery and collaboration, and will put the UK at the forefront of open research."

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