What do you think about Open Access?

Amy Buckland (@jambina), Jim DelRosso (@niwandajones), and I spent an hour this morning at NYLA talking with our audience about Open Access. We framed the panel around 6 challenging statements about Open Access, then explained why we believe them, as possibilities or realities. I can’t replicate that discussion, but I…

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Aaron Swartz was right

And today in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Peter Ludlow points it out. Amen, so say we all, and fuck yes. Until academics get their acts together and start using new modes of publication, we need to recognize that actions like Aaron Swartz’s civil disobedience are legitimate. They are attempts…

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