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Copyright: the immoveable barrier that open access advocates underestimated (Please skim) Open Data Sets by Topic - Open Data Collections - SJSU Research Guides at San José State University Library. General Overview - Open Educational Resources (OER) - Subject Guides at Binghamton University Libraries. "Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials that you may freely use and reuse at no cost.

General Overview - Open Educational Resources (OER) - Subject Guides at Binghamton University Libraries

Unlike fixed, copyrighted resources, OER have been authored or created by an individual or organization that chooses to retain few, if any, ownership rights" (OER Commons, CC BY-SA) Open Educational Resources allows educators to: retain the right to make, own and control, reuse, revise, remix, redistribute (SPARC: Open Education) Use this guide to navigate through available options. OER Platforms - Symbaloo Gallery. BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine): Basic Search. Your IP has been blocked. BibSonomy. ResearchGate - Share and discover research.

Open Access Button. Connecting Research and Researchers. DiRT Directory. SAGE Journals: Your gateway to world-class journal research. Directory of Open Access Journals. OaDOI. #ihaspdf hashtag. Unpaywall. Open Access Policies: An Introduction from COAPI. Plos. Open Access - SPARC. Research provides the foundation of modern society.

Open Access - SPARC

Research leads to breakthroughs, and communicating the results of research is what allows us to turn breakthroughs into better lives—to provide new treatments for disease, to implement solutions for challenges like global warming, and to build entire industries around what were once just ideas. However, our current system for communicating research is crippled by a centuries old model that hasn’t been updated to take advantage of 21st century technology: Governments provide most of the funding for research—hundreds of billions of dollars annually—and public institutions employ a large portion of all researchers.Researchers publish their findings without the expectation of compensation.

Our current system for communicating research uses a print-based model in the digital age. Sci-Hub: removing barriers in the way of science.