Monthly Archives: January 2008

Speaking @ UCF Knowledge Rights conference

“Knowledge Rights and Information Sharing in the 21st Century” is the theme of the Information Fluency 2008 conference at the University of Central Florida in Orlando on Jan. 30 – Feb. 1. I’m speaking on Thursday, Jan. 31 at 2:15 … Continue reading

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Civic duty

I spent an interesting day as a pollworker for the elections today here in Florida. I’m exhausted (a 13+ hour day, starting at 6 am), but I hope to post some reflections on the experience in a day or two. … Continue reading

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SPARC open access campaign for students released

The press release is here, the materials are here — there’s plenty to see, so go explore!

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My Science Progress column on NIH public access policy

Science Progress, a Web magazine published by the Center for American Progress, is a great source to read detailed yet accessible news and opinions about science and technology policy. My first column for the magazine, on the new NIH public … Continue reading

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Login here with your OpenID

If you have an OpenID, you should now be able to login with it at If you use OpenID, please feel free to test it out, and let me know about any errors in the comments.

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CopyNight Orlando first meeting tomorrow

The first meeting of CopyNight Orlando, which I’m hosting, will be Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 7 pm at Stardust Video & Coffee (1842 E. Winter Park Rd., Orlando). Details are on the mailing list, or on my CopyNight page here. … Continue reading

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I’m @ ALA

I’m in Philadelphia until Monday for the American Library Association Midwinter meeting. I’ll be at the SPARC-ACRL Forum and Discussion Group, which focus on student engagement with open access. I’ll also occasionally be at the SPARC booth (in the 1700 … Continue reading

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NIH predictions: some right, some wrong

Last week, I posted a list of predictions regarding the implementation and effects of the newly-mandated NIH public access policy. A few have turned out to be true, and a few have already proven to be at least half-wrong. (There … Continue reading

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