[Oa-italia] Fwd: [sparc-oaforum] Open Access Button Launch

Mauro Guerrini mauro.guerrini a unifi.it
Lun 25 Nov 2013 19:03:50 CET


Grazie.

ciao,
mauro



Il 21/11/2013 22:39, Elena Giglia ha scritto:
> Vi giro il link all'Open Access Button, uno strumento lanciato a
> Berlin11 per tracciare tutti gli accessi negati (e per aiutare a
> rintracciare il contenuto).
> Si tratta di un bookmarklet, facilmente scaricabile e utilizzabile.
> Da ieri quando l'ho visto la prima volta a oggi il numero di accessi
> negati e' semplicemnte raddoppiato.
> Sarebbe utile iniziare a usarlo e diffonderlo anche in Italia.
> https://www.openaccessbutton.org/
> Questa la presentazione dei due giovanissimi autori:
> People are denied access to research hidden behind paywalls every day.
> This problem is invisible, but it slows innovation, kills curiosity and
> harms patients. This is an indictment of the current system. Open Access
> has given us the solution to this problem by allowing everyone to read
> and re-use research. We created the Open Access Button to track the
> impact of paywalls and help you get access to the research you need. By
> using the button you’ll help show the impact of this problem, drive
> awareness of the issue, and help change the system. Furthermore, the
> Open Access Button has several ways of helping you get access to the
> research you need right now.
>
> Questa la presentazione di Heather Joseph di SPARC
>
>> Earlier this week, at a satellite meeting of the Berlin 11 Open
>> Access
>> Conference, an innovative new tool to help enable access to research
>> was unveiled. The Open Access Button, brainchild of undergraduate
>> medical students David Carroll and Joseph McArthur, was designed to
>> tackle the frustration shared by millions of individuals who search
>> for research articles online, only to have their progress slowed –
>> and often halted – by paywall pages requesting payment in exchange
>> for viewing the article.
>> Paywalls are so ubiquitous that most people simply take for granted
>> that they are simply an unavoidable part of the status quo. McArthur
>> and Carroll, however, do not. After meeting Nick Shockey (SPARC’s
>> Student Advocacy lead, and the Director of the Student Right to
>> Research Coalition) at meeting last Spring, the two were convinced
>> that they could take action to “turn those individual moments of
>> frustration into opportunities for positive change,” and constructed
>> a simple, elegant solution for doing exactly that.
> BUona serata
> eg
>


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