What has been happening in the world of Open Access in the last week? Paleontology doctoral student and Open Access advocate, Jon Tennant, talked with the Open Access Button team about why open access to research matters to him. Look for more conversations with Open Access Button users on our blog in the coming weeks! […]

Tennant uses the Open Access Button, because he thinks it has the potential to create a powerful dataset and it's a great way to document the failure of publishers. He commented that “every time you hit a paywall, that's a publisher announcing that their role is to prohibit the progress of science as much as possible."

This is a weekly series highlighting Open Access Button users from around the world, discussing their work, and sharing their stories. If you would like to participate, please email oabutton@gmail.com.   Jon Tennant is a paleontology PhD student at Imperial College London and an Open Access advocate. He studies the impact of uneven sampling in […]

What has been happening in the world of Open Access in the last week? Graduate student Patricia San Jose talked with the Open Access Button team about why she joined the fight for open access and why open science is essential. Look for more conversations with Open Access Button users on our blog in the […]

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This is the first of a weekly series highlighting Open Access Button users from around the world, discussing their work, and sharing their stories. If you would like to participate, please email oabutton@gmail.com. Hitting paywalls two to three times a day for most people this would be a frustration, but for Open Access Button user […]

What has been happening in the world of Open Access in the last week? The Open Access Button launched the Open Access Button Action Centre this week. Want to help the team promote open access initiatives and combat paywalls? Join us: sign up today! Are you at Wikimania 2014 in London this weekend? Open Access […]

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