Scholarly communication
Scholarly communication is the process of academics, scholars and researchers sharing and publishing their research findings so that they are available to the wider academic community (such as univers...
Academic publishing
Academic publishing is the subfield of publishing which distributes academic research and scholarship. Most academic work is published in academic journal article, book or thesis form. The part of aca...
Access to Knowledge movement
The Access to Knowledge (A2K) movement is a loose collection of civil society groups, governments, and individuals converging on the idea that access to knowledge should be linked to fundamental princ...
Peer review
Peer review is the evaluation of work by one or more people of similar competence to the producers of the work (peers). It constitutes a form of self-regulation by qualified members of a profession wi...
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Open Access Week
A PhD Comics special for Open Access Week 2012. Open Access Week is an annual scholarly communication event focusing on open access and related topics. It takes place globally during the last full w...
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European Digital Rights
European Digital Rights (EDRi) is an international advocacy group headquartered in Brussels, Belgium. EDRi was founded in June 2002 in Berlin by ten NGOs from seven countries. In March 2015, the Europ...
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Knowledge Ecology International
Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) is a non-governmental organization. It was founded by Ralph Nader in 1995 and was then called Consumer Project on Technology. It deals with issues related to the...
Peter Suber
Peter Dain Suber (born November 8, 1951) is a philosopher specializing in the philosophy of law and open access to knowledge. He is fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society and director...
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NIH Public Access Policy
The NIH Public Access Policy is an open access mandate requiring that research papers describing research funded by the National Institutes of Health must be available to the public for free through P...
Open communication
In business, open communication (or open access to communication resources) is the ability of anyone, on equal conditions with a transparent relation between cost and pricing, to get access to and sha...
Information activist
An information activist is someone who works to make information available to the general population. Library and information scientist According to Anthony Molaro, "An information activist is a vigor...
Free Knowledge Institute
The Free Knowledge Institute (FKI) is a not-for-profit organization founded in 2006 in The Netherlands. Inspired by the Free Software movement, the FKI fosters the free exchange of knowledge in all ar...
Research Objects
In computing, Research Objects describes an emerging method for the identification, aggregation and exchange of scholarly information on the Web. The primary goal of the research object approach is to...
Cameron Neylon
David Cameron Neylon is an advocate for open access and the Advocacy Director at the Public Library of Science.
Neylon was educated at the University of Western Australia and the Australian Nation...
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Peer critique
Peer critique, a specialized form of critique, is the common practice of writers reviewing and providing constructive criticism of each other's work. Most fiction writers use some form of peer critiqu...
Bioline International
Bioline International is a non-profit cooperative that operates an online platform for sharing works by open access, peer-reviewed, bioscience academic journals published in developing countries. This...
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Center for Open Science
The Center for Open Science is a non-profit technology organization based in Charlottesville, Virginia with a mission to "increase the openness, integrity, and reproducibility of scientific research."...
Open Access Button
The Open Access Button is a browser bookmarklet which registers when people hit a paywall to an academic article and cannot access it. It is supported by Medsin UK and the Right to Research Coalition....
Clinical peer review
Clinical Peer Review is the process by which health care professionals evaluate each other’s clinical performance. Clinical peer review is segmented by discipline. No inter-disciplinary models for c...