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The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 43: Heather Joseph on the Coronavirus and the Urgent Need for Open Access to Research Publications

Over the past several weeks, our world has been upended by Coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic. Given the head-spinning changes taking place in our society, there is a widely recognized need for immediate open access to the latest research and medical developments. Yet despite the fact that the public often funds research in the area, the conventional publishing model often places that information behind paywalls or subscription fees. Heather Joseph, the Executive Director of SPARC, joins me on the podcast this week to discuss the response from publishers, funders and other stakeholders to the urgent need for access to COVID-19 research and what the response tells us about the issue of open access to scholarly research more broadly.

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March 16, 2020 1 comment Podcasts

CreateChangeCanada

ARL, SPARC, and CARL have joined forces to create CreateChangeCanada, a site devoted to open access issues.

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February 28, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

CARL and SPARC Release Canadian Author Addendum

The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) and SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) have released the SPARC Canadian Author Addendum, a new tool for authors in Canada to retain key rights to the journal articles they publish.

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August 15, 2007 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

SPARC and CARL Support CIHR Open Access Policy

Thanks to Peter Suber's site for pointing out the public support from two organizations that together represent more than 200 academic libraries in North America.

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November 30, 2006 Comments are Disabled Must Reads