Tim uses the Open Access Button to raise awareness about the tenuous relationship between scholarly publishers and knowledge production: “Their business model is to transform (our) knowledge and free labour into (their) money. “

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.   This week we caught up with Timothée Poisot, a computational ecologist, whose research focuses on understanding how species interactions change over time and space, […]

“What has been happening in the world of Open Access in the last week ?” Ernesto Priego, a lecturer in Library Science, City University London and Open Access advocate, pointed out at his interview with the Open Access Button the importance of libraries in Open Access. “Libraries are at the forefront of both access to information […]

The last year and a half has been incredible. We have gone from nothing to a really useful, workable bookmarklet which has helped track thousands of people running into paywalls. Most of it thanks to volunteer developers (and others), who poured their souls into getting this project off the ground. After partnering with Cottage Labs, […]

    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 Lecturer Ernesto Priego, part of the team at City University London’s Library and Information Science Course, was thankfully able to chat with us […]

What has been happening in the world of Open Access in the last week? Graham Steel, an Open Access Button user and a tireless advocate for Open Access talked with the Open Access Button team about why he believes that paywalls stifle innovation and progress in science. “At the very moment that most of us carry access […]

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