October 2019 RodCast Articles

Open Access Week 2019

Open Access Week: “Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge”

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 4:14pm - Open Access Week 2019   What is Open Access?  Open Access is a growing international movement that uses the Internet to throw open the locked doors that once hid knowledge. Encouraging the unrestricted sharing of research results with everyone, the Open Access movement is gaining ever more momentum around the world as research funders and policy makers put their weight behind it. Open Access increases the advancement of human knowledge and ultimately improves lives by insuring the results of the research can be read and built on by anyone.    Why is Open Access Important?  Open Access (OA) seeks to return scholarly publishing to its original purpose: to spread... Read More
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