Category Archives: Florida

Florida State University adopts open access resolution

I’m pleased to announce that tonight, Florida State University’s faculty senate unanimously adopted a resolution supporting open access. (I’ve been a M.S. student in the School of Library & Information Studies since 2010; unfortunately, I didn’t know about this effort … Continue reading

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Happy Open Access Week

In late 2006 or early 2007, I was looking for ways to get students interested in open access. I had started to become versed in the topic myself a few months earlier, after my library announced it planned to cut … Continue reading

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Ada Lovelace Day: Celebrating women in technology

Today is Ada Lovelace Day, a day to call attention to the achievements of women in technology. Despite its stereotype as a field dominated by men, women have made significant contributions to the field of computing since its inception, back … Continue reading

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OA at ALA: How do the chapters fare?

A recent post on Open Access News highlighted the fact that while the American Library Association supports OA as a matter of policy, several of its journals are not themselves OA. I remembered having been shocked that the Florida Library … Continue reading

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CopyNight Orlando, April 22

The February meeting of CopyNight Orlando will be Tuesday, April 22 (Earth Day!) at 7 pm at Stardust Video & Coffee (1842 E. Winter Park Rd., Orlando). This month is an open topic: whatever participants want to discuss. Learn more … Continue reading

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Passenger rail for Florida

The United Rail Passenger Alliance recently posted an extensive and thought-provoking analysis and recommendations for regional passenger rail in Florida. Florida is currently served by two long-distance Amtrak routes, with daily service in each direction: the Silver Meteor and the … Continue reading

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BarCamp Orlando

It’s coming… Just kidding! I’m sure it’ll be great BarCamp Orlando, April 5-6, 2008

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Now blogging @ Florida Progressive Coalition

Florida Progressive Coalition is a group blog about politics in Florida from a progressive perspective. I recently started blogging there. My posts so far: Florida fails the working poor Progressive messaging from… the Chamber? To follow my future posts, grab … Continue reading

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