OSC Highlights

The Labrary Pop-up Space

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Funded by Library Lab, The Labrary is a student-designed pop-up space that explores what libraries of the future might look like. Read the full article here.

The OA Interviews: Stuart Shieber

Monday, December 3, 2012

As part of a series on open access, journalist and blogger Richard Poynder has posted an in-depth interview with OSC director Stuart Shieber. Read the full interview here.

HSPH Approves OA Policy

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Faculty at the Harvard School of Public Health enacted an open access policy on Monday, November 26, 2012, making it the eighth Harvard school with a similar policy.

28 Projects That Change How Libraries Work

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Harvard’s Library Lab hosted a showcase this week at Radcliffe Gymnasium. To learn more about the event and the twenty-eight funded projects, see this article in The Harvard Crimson.

Video of Shieber and Suber Talk on OA

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Thursday, November 8, 2012

The Berkman Center for Internet & Society has posted a video of a talk by Stuart Shieber and Peter Suber: “How to Make Your Research Open Access (Whether You’re at Havard or Not).” You can stream or download the video here.

COPE Lists Open Access Funds

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Monday, October 29, 2012

In 2009, Harvard University signed on to COPE, the Compact for Open-access Publishing Equity, and commited to providing authors with funds to pay for publication in fee-based open-access journals. The COPE website now lists not only signatories to the compact, but also compliant institutions that have funds in place that are in line with the compact’s language for supporting OA article processing charges. See the full list here.

Open Access Week at Harvard

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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Harvard University, a leader in making scholarship freely available to the world, celebrates Open Access Week. Read the full article here.

Good Practices for University OA Policies

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

In anticipation of worldwide Open Access Week, the Harvard Open Access Project has released version 1.0 of a guide to good practices for university open-access policies. Read the full announcement here

Highbrow and Innovation at the Harvard Library

Friday, October 5, 2012

Today’s issue of the Harvard Gazette contains a feature about the new structure of the Harvard Library. Highbrow, a web-based textual visualization tool that began as a Library Lab project, is singled out as an example of the Library’s Innovation Initiative. Read the full article here.

Open Access Book Launch

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

To celebrate the release of Peter Suber’s new book, Open Access, the Berkman Center will be hosting a discussion and reception tonight, Tuesday, September 11, at 6 p.m. Find all the details on the Berkman Center site.

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