Author Archives: Barbara DeFelice

Paying It Forward Through Article Charges for Open Access

The expression “pay it forward” refers to spreading a benefit that comes from one gift of money, or one good deed, to many by requiring that the first recipient pass the gift or deed on to others. It is also … Continue reading

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Information Access in the Developing World

Over 40 people attended the seminar “Information Access in the Developing World. Why Should We Care? How Does Research4Life Make a Difference”, by Kimberly Parker of the World Health Organization, held at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center on Tuesday September 6th. … Continue reading

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Control of Open Repositories

Are open access repositories the new front in the battle for control of the scholarly communication ecosystem? It appears so based on the volley of outrage to two new initiatives. Now that the commercial publishing corporations such as Elsevier and … Continue reading

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