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World's Largest Public Research University Invites Public to Freely Access Its Research Online

Late last month, faculty of the University of California (UC), the largest public research university in the world, was the latest of over 175 universities to institute an Open Access Policy.  Over the next year, articles produced by faculty of the UC's 10 campuses will be made available to the

Open Access Week: Demand Public Access for Publicly-Funded Research

Open Access refers to unrestricted access and unrestricted reuse of content and is most often applied in the context of articles published in scholarly journals, and it matters because with the advent of online publishing, it no longer makes sense to charge for content derived from publicly funded research when it is possible to provide it to everyone with internet access for free.

To the Fabulous Women of Grace Hopper Open Source Day

This fuzzy photo does not do justice to the brilliance and ingenuity buzzing around the room during Grace Hopper Open Source Day this year.  Many many thanks to the fabulous crew of hackers who helped make GoodSpeaks.. better.
Included are Anne-Marie Imafidon, Joy Ebertz, Eden Ambinder, Amy Platt, Dhevi Rajendran, Ketki Warudkar.



And an extra shout out to the brilliant Christie Koehler of Mozilla who dove into the guts of our site to make it possible for us to participate.



Thanks also to the organizers of Grace Hopper Open Source DayDirector Leslie Hawthorn and Members Avni Khatri and