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Blog archive for January, 2009

Reddit users show their support for SC

January 26th, 2009 by Kaitlin Thaney

A call for support and access to scholarly content rose to the top of Reddit this afternoon. We thank all the Reddit users for showing their support for Science Commons and for Open Access (OA).

Show your support for OA and keep the votes and comments coming. You can also show your support by putting this “Support CC” widget on your web site, blog, etc.  And for more information on our Open Access work, visit our Scholar’s Copyright page.

34 new OA journals from Academic Journals

January 23rd, 2009 by Kaitlin Thaney

Academic Journals has listed 34 new journals that will go live in the next five months – all Open Access (OA), licensed under CC-BY.

Academic Journals publishes over 50 OA journals, ranging in topic area from the biomedical sciences to arts and humanities and legal studies. All works published by Academic Journals are under a CC-BY license – the least restrictive CC license. Each published work also involves a transfer of copyright to the publisher.

The first of these journals, the International Journal of Medicine and Medicinal Science is currently available. For a complete list of journals and their anticipated launch dates, visit Open Access News’ announcement. (Hat tip to OAN).