"In order to implement the Berlin Declaration institutions should implement a
1. require their researchers to deposit a copy
of all their published articles in an open access repository
2. encourage their researchers to publish their research articles
in open access journals where a suitable journal exists (and provide
the support to enable that to happen)."
Please register your institution's commitment to implementing an
institutional self-archiving policy (and describe your policy) at
Current list of institutions and policies:
All the powerpoint files and the videos of the presentations from
the Berlin 3 meeting are now online at:
- Stevan Harnad:
A summary of this meeting and of its important
recommendation to institutions wishing to implement the Berlin
Declaration is published in
- Paola Gargiulo:
A summary of the meeting (in Italian) http://eprints.rclis.org/archive/00003345/
"The bottom line on open access"
John Lorinc, University Affairs 1 March 2006
« Le point sur le libre accès »
Affaires Universitaires 1 mars 2006.
"Swiss scientists sign up to open access"
Swissinfo 2 February, 2006.
"The Impact of Electronic Publishing"
Campus Technology Magazine 1 January, 2006.
"Fight over 'open access' looming"
ABC News Online 24 November 2005.
"Society urges caution over open-access publishing"
Guardian: Education 24 November 2005.
"Open access to research worth £1.5bn a year"
The Register 16 September 2005.
"Open access failings 'cost UK £1.5bn'"
Guardian: Education 16 September 2005.
"£1.5 billion lost annually in potential return on British science"
University of Southampton ECS Press Release, 14 September 2005.
"Learned societies argue open access depletes research funds"
Research Fortnight, 14 September 2005.
my critique of the above article.]
"Open access to research - but at what cost?"
IC Wales, 14 September 2005.
[See also Peter
Suber's critique of the above article.]
"Call for free access to research"
BBC News 7 September 2005.
"Results of publicly funded research should be available to all,
says web creator"
Zosia Kmietowicz ,
British Medical Journal 3 September 2005.
"The infrastructure is there: time to populate"
Research Information July/August 2005.
"ALPSP and academics fight it out over Research Councils UK IR rules"
Information World Review 31 August 2005.
"Critiques and rebuttals continue in UK open access debate"
Cordis News 31 August 2005.
"Scientists reignite open access debate"
Clive Cookson, Science Editor
Financial Times 31 August 2005.
"Publishers make last stand against open access"
Education Guardian 30 August 2005.
"Publish university science for free, urges web creator"
The Guardian 30 August 2005.
Open Access Initiativen für freien Informationszugang
OE1 WebRadio 1 August 2005.
Drei Wege führen ... zum freien Wissen? Wissenschaftliches Publizieren im Umbruch
Spektrumdirekt 8 July 2005.
Research councils back free online access Donald McLeod The Observer
29 June 2005.
Funding aid for open access Richard Wray, The Guardian, Wednesday 29 June
University of Southampton Press Release:
JISC international study by Swan & Brown (KeyPerspectives Inc.)
demonstrates worldwide readiness for Open Access mandate.
International Conference on Policies and Strategies
for Open Access to Scientific Information Beijing, China June 22-24, 2005
Wissenschafter propagiert freien Zugang zu Wissen mittels "self-archiving":
"Open Access" statt teurer Lektüre. Wiener Zeitung 17 June 2005
Entretien avec Peter Suber
INIST Libre Accès à l'information scientifique et technique
20 April 2005
Ein Guru auf dem 'Grünen Weg' Udo Seifert-Fauti Duz Magazin
3(24) March 2005.
Démocratiser l'information scientifique.
Marilyse Hamelin, Le Devoir (Québec) 26 March 2005.
Open access archiving: an idea whose time has come?
David Dickson, SciDev Net 7 March 2005 (also in
Europa European Commission Research Headlines, and
New Brain Frames ).
Academics thrash out open access details.
The Guardian (UK) 2 March 2005.
Keystroke strategy for open access.
"The Guardian (UK) 1 March 2005.
- Richard Poynder's blog item
Academics take the initiative in open access debate.
Cordis News article (built from other sources)
Communiqué de presse:
Vers un accès libre aux résultats de la recherche? Le CNRS, l'Inserm, l'Inra et
l'Inria créent des archives institutionnelles pour les chercheurs.
"Berlin3 was one of the most important OA meetings in a long time."
Open Access News, Peter Suber.
Berlin 3 meeting concludes with recommendation on paving the way to Open Access.
HERO (Higher Education and Research Opportunities in the United Kingdom)
- Original ECS press release: http://www.ecs.soton.ac.uk/news/686
- Original Southampton University press release: http://www.soton.ac.uk/Press/PressReleases/Name,5548,en.php
Jan 11, 2005