Topic 5

Reflection on Topic 5

I felt that I could fully connect with this week’s topic, as open access (OA) is something I feel quite strongly about. I could tell that other bloggers felt similarly, such as Richard who took the opportunity to raise awareness and show support by tweeting OA publishers.  (more…)

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Open Access in Science and Medicine

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Photo credits. Late night essays were made worse by the chance that my institution wouldn’t have access to an important reference.

“Check Access”.
For 4 years, this blue button has irritated me beyond belief. Writing a patient case report or research essay at 4am was never fun, and to make it worse, I was constantly at war with all the journals that would not give me or the University access to their cutting-edge research articles. (more…)