Poynder calls for Open Access Foundation

From: Stevan Harnad <harnad_at_ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2006 10:56:24 +0000

Another thoughtful analysis from Richard Poynder, concerning the
definition of OA and the possible need for an OA foundation analogous
to the Open Source Initiative: http://www.opensource.org/

 Poynder, Richard (2006) Where is the Open Access Foundation?

Pertinent Prior AmSci Threads:

    "Free Access vs. Open Access" (started Aug 2003)

    "Be prepared for commercial misuse of the term 'open access'" (Oct 2003)

    "Proposed update of BOAI definition of OA: Immediate and Permanent" (Mar 2005)

    "Cloture on public-domain solution" (2001)

    "Copyleft" article in New Scientist (2002)

    Open Access vs Open Source/Software (2003)

    "Public Access to Science Act (Sabo Bill, H.R. 2613)" (2003)

    "Open Access Does Not require Republishing and Reprinting Rights" (2004)

    "Apercus of WOS Meeting: Making Ends Meet in the Creative Commons" (2004)

Stevan Harnad
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