The Open Scholarship Initiative
Working together in partnership with UNESCO to create the global future of open


December 1, 2016
This report, which has been submitted for publication to UNESCO, presents a practical framework for understanding the real world benefits of open access publishing. Jean-Gabriel Bankier and Promita Chatterji group these benefits into three categories: benefits for authors, for readers, and for institutions. Within this framework they present 100 particular accounts of benefits of open...
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In this commentary Adam Briggle and Robert Frodeman, who are both philosophers at the University of North Texas, lament the insularity of graduate study in philosophy. Individuals who earn a doctorate in philosophy are trained exclusively for the academy, despite the fact that well-framed questions are useful in any context. Briggle and Frodeman argue that...
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