Video – Stevan Harnad: OA isn’t rocket science

On the eve of his appearance to give evidence at the House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee on Open Access in November 2013, OA “Archivangelist”, Professor Stevan Harnad spoke about his concerns following the UK government’s’ apparent u-turn on Green Open Access. Acting on the Finch Report on Open Access to scholarly articles, the government (and Research Councils UK)Continue reading “Video – Stevan Harnad: OA isn’t rocket science”

MSc Web Science – Week 6

Hearsay: A New Way to Acquire Categories/Cangelosi & Harnad, 2002 On Wednesday Cognitive Scientist Professor Stevan Harnad, a major thinker and strategist of the Open Access (OA) movement (Harnad, 1995) spoke to us about the potential impact of the Web on Scholarly Research in the form of “Open Access” and the twists and turns of OAContinue reading “MSc Web Science – Week 6”