Category Archives: Personal

Google Books Settlement: Now featuring me

I’ve blogged twice about the Google Books Settlement (here and here), in addition to following it at considerable length on Open Access News. Now, I’m part of it! A footnote in Pamela Samuelson’s objection tipped me off: Most other signatories … 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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Science Next book release in DC

Science Next, an anthology of essays from Science Progress, was released this month by Bellevue Literary Press. The anthology includes my essay on the NIH Public Access Policy, “Public Science”. The Center for American Progress will be hosting a release … Continue reading

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Coming soon: More(?) of me running my mouth

I have more than 50 draft posts queued up on this blog. Some are quite old and stale at this point. Obviously, having so many posts in the queue isn’t helping anyone. If they’re to have any impact, I’ve got … Continue reading

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Guest post on 1 year of NIH open access

The NIH Public Access Policy took effect on April 7, 2008. I have a guest post at Science Progress looking at the policy after a year in implementation.

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1 year @ Open Access News

Yesterday was the one year anniversary of my work for Open Access News.

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A new year

Everyone seems to blog about their New Year’s resolutions. My own list is still a work in progress, but they all fall into one of three categories: Be more organized. Be more productive. Have more fun. As a sub-point of … Continue reading

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Announcing Free Culture DC, a new blog and calendar for the DC area

I moved (back) to the Washington, DC area in October. I wanted to have a space for the free culture community in DC, so I decided to start Free Culture DC, a blog and event calendar. At the time, I … Continue reading

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