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Open Access in the News

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Articles of interest related to Open Access in education.

 

OpenStax Deal with College Bookstores will Trim Textbook Prices

http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/openstax-deal-with-college-stores-group-will-trim-textbook-prices/52083

 

5 Hurdles to OER Adoption

http://campustechnology.com/Articles/2013/04/24/5-Hurdles-to-OER-Adoption.aspx?Page=1

 

White House Delivers New Open Access Policy that has activists cheering

http://chronicle.com/article/White-House-Delivers-New/137549/

 

Why the White House public access Policy sucks

http://blogs.berkeley.edu/2013/02/26/no-celebrations-here-why-the-white-house-public-access-policy-sucks/

 

College Faculty continue to prefer print textbooks

http://www.bisg.org/news-5-750-press-releasecollege-faculty-continue-their-love-affair-with-print-textbooks-says-new-bisg-study.php

 

Harvard panel pushes benefits of free journals

http://www.boston.com/yourtown/cambridge/articles/2012/04/28/harvard_pushes_back_against_academic_publishers_pricing_encourages_open_access/

 

Harvard and MIT Team Up to Offer Free Online Courses

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/03/education/harvard-and-mit-team-up-to-offer-free-online-courses.html?_r=1&hp

 

Groups target textbook prices to rein in college costs

http://www.usatoday.com/news/education/story/2012-02-12/college-costs-free-textbooks/53123522/1

 

Open Science challenges journal tradition

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/17/science/open-science-challenges-journal-tradition-with-web-collaboration.html?src=me&ref=general

 

Mexico's largest university to post online nearly all nearly all lectures and course materials

http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/129772/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+chronicle%2Fnews+%28The+Chronicle%3A+Top+Stories%29 

 

Princeton adopts open access

http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/princeton-u-adopts-open-access-policy/33450?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+chronicle%2Fwiredcampus+%28The+Chronicle%3A+Wired+Campus%29

 

Seattle Times 11/8/10 - article on efforts by Washington State Community Colleges towards providing Open Access textbooks

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2013373872_textbooks08m.html

 

Attempts at legislation and regulation

http://detnews.com/article/20100722/METRO/7220395/1026/#ixzz0uVZCYV4y

 

NY Times Room for Debate series on Textbook costs:

http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2010/7/25/the-real-cost-of-college-textbooks?emc=eta1

 

Seven things you should know about open educational resources

http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7061.pdf

 

Universities advocate for public access to publicly funded research

http://www.resourceshelf.com/2010/05/04/major-research-institutions-leaders-support-legislation-to-ensure-public-access-to-publicly-funded-research/

 

NY Times March 31, 2010 on Open Access and for-profit models:

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/31/education/31iht-riedopen.html?ref=education

 

Barnes and Noble partners with FlatWorld on lower cost texts:

http://keptup.typepad.com/academic/2010/04/flat-world-will-partner-with-bn-for-lowcost-textbooks.html

 

California creates a comprehensive site for OA resources

http://grou.ps/oercenter/

 

The Serials Crisis and Open Access   A white paper for the Virginia Tech Commission on Research

http://scholar.lib.vt.edu/faculty_archives/YoungP/OAwhitepaper.pdf

 

Not Textbooks. Think Curriculuar Resource Strategy, Part II

http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6712127.html

 

Open Access Encyclopedias - Inside Higher Ed - 12/14/09 - Can free be reliable?

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2009/12/14/encyclopedias

 

"Selling lessons online raises cash and questions."  (the oppositive approach from Open Access!)

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/15/education/15plans.html?_r=1&scp=1&sq=teachers&st=cse

 

blog post on the growth of OA

http://poeticeconomics.blogspot.com/2009/12/dramatic-growth-of-open-access-december.html

 

discussing open access encyclopedias

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2009/12/14/encyclopedias

 

Fall2009 Webinar "Throwing Open the Doors: Strategies and Implications for Open Access"

http://net.educause.edu/live0919

 

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