Open Access

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What difference do we make?

I'm sorting thru old articles, ridding my library of unnecessary papers, and preparing to write a paper on open access and the PKP (Public Knowledge Project) for my design project. While doing a "formal" academic database search on open access, I happened upon an editorial by Dr. Rush Miller, Hillman University Librarian and Director at the University of Pittsburgh, entitled "What Difference Do We Make?" Although I found it of little use for my project, I found a lot to ignite my soul. Dr.

more on open access and intellectual property...

A review of important Open Access information tells us lest not we forget these...

WIPO: World Intellectual Property Organization

DMCA: Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 combines two WIPO treaties

More on Open Access

Today, while studying open access, open source and open science, I found a wonderful article at First Monday by Dr. John Willinsky, founder of the PKP and OJS movement. It's worth a read.

The open movement addresses the phenomenon of new technologies running under old economies. So... to clarify this "openness," Wikipedia (yes, the threat to authority "authority") says this: