Category Archives - Open Access

Last Updated February 1, 2013

What you can do to promote Open Access

February 1, 2013 - No Comments

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SFC alum and EFF activist, Adi Kamdar, has written a guide for what students can do to

Action Alert! Tell the White House to Open Access to Federal Research

December 16, 2009 - No Comments

The following is a guest post from Nick Shockey of SPARC.
Last Wednesday, the White House Office of Science and

Increase the Impact of Research with AcaWiki

December 4, 2009 - No Comments

Whether it be improving one’s own health, finding more efficient fuels or better understanding far-flung parts of the world, access

Call for Participation: Join the Open University Campaign!

October 27, 2009 - 17 Comments

As many of you know, following the Free Culture 2008 Conference, Students for Free Culture began the Open University Campaign – an initiative to increase collaboration, sharing, and openness at the level of higher education. With the academic year about to begin, we want to invite all interested parties to assist the with project; after all, we wouldn’t be very genuine if we didn’t do this in an open manner ourselves!

GBS and Students: Jason Schultz of UC Berkeley Examines Privacy

September 30, 2009 - One Comment

In this guest post, Jason Schultz, Assistant Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Samuelson Law, Technology and Public Policy Clinic at the UC Berkeley School of Law, explains how he views the academic implications of a lack of privacy.

GBS and Students: Ed Van Gemert of UW-Madison on Why Students Want GBS

September 29, 2009 - 3 Comments

In this guest post, Ed Van Gemert, Deputy Director of the General Library System at UW-Madison, explains why students want to use Google Book Search.

GBS and Students: Brandon Butler of ARL on Equality and Intellectual Freedom

September 28, 2009 - No Comments

Although it is being modified, in the interest of better informing students about the Google Books Settlement, Students for Free

GBS and Students: James Grimmelmann of NYLS on Orphan Works

September 25, 2009 - No Comments

In this guest post, James Grimmelmann of New York Law School discusses the effects on orphan works. Interested readers should also check out the upcoming D is for Digitize Conference being hosted by NYLS.

GBS and Students: EFF's Rebecca Jeschke on Privacy Implications

September 24, 2009 - One Comment

In this guest post, Rebecca Jeschke of Electronic Frontier Foundation discusses the implications for student privacy.

GBS and Students: Derek Slater of Google on the Democratization of Culture

September 23, 2009 - One Comment

In this guest post, Derek Slater of Google explains why the settlement is a boon for students and the democratization of culture.