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Peter Suber's Homepage

I work for the growth of open access to research, within Harvard and beyond, using a combination of consultation, collaboration, research, tool-building, and direct assistance. I'm the Director of the Harvard Office for Scholarly Communication (in the Harvard Library), Director of the Harvard Open Access Project (in the Berkman Klein Center), and a Senior Researcher at Berkman Klein. For more details, see my home page.


Projects & Tools

Harvard Open Access Project

The Harvard Open Access Project (HOAP) fosters the growth of open access to research, within Harvard and beyond. More

TagTeam

TagTeam is an open-source tagging and feed aggregation platform maintained as part of the Berkman-based Harvard Open Access Project (HOAP). More


Publications

Friday, Oct 16, 2015

Good Practices for University Open-Access Policies

We have worked directly for many years with colleagues at many institutions on policies to facilitate open access to faculty research. We began writing this guide in 2011 to… More

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2013

Good Practices for University Open-Access Policies

Peter Suber and Stuart Shieber release the first print edition of a guide focused on recommendations for university policies on open access to faculty research. More

Friday, Jun 1, 2012

Open Access

In this concise introduction, Peter Suber tells us what open access is and isn’t, how it benefits authors and readers of research, how we pay for it, how it avoids copyright… More


News

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Peter Suber to Direct Harvard’s Office for Scholarly Communication

Succeeds Founding Director Stuart Shieber

The Harvard Library and the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University are pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Suber as director of the Office for… More

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012

Good practices for university open-access policies

The Harvard Open Access Project is pleased to release version 1.0 of a guide to good practices for university open-access policies. More

Friday, Aug 17, 2012

RB206: Unlocking Research

Today, Peter Suber — Director of the Harvard Open Access Project — shares insights with David Weinberger from his new guide to distilling Open Access, called simply Open Access. More

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2012

Ask Peter Suber Questions About Open Access for our Upcoming Podcast

To celebrate the release of Peter Suber’s new book, Open Access, the Berkman Center will be conducting an interview with him about his ideas and the themes of the book in this… More

Wednesday, Jul 13, 2011

"Suber: Leader of a Leaderless Revolution"

Richard Poynder interviewed Peter Suber about his role in open access (OA) advocacy, the successes and progress and challenges of OA approaches and initiatives, and the contours… More

Thursday, Apr 7, 2011

American Library Association names Peter Suber winner of the 2011 L. Ray Patterson Copyright Award

"The annual award recognizes contributions of an individual or group that pursues and supports the Constitutional purpose of the U.S. Copyright Law, fair use and the public domain… More


Events

Oct 21, 2013 @ 12:00 PM

Promoting Access to Federally Funded Research

Open Access Week 2013 Event

Open Access Week 2013: Promoting Access to Federally Funded Research More

Oct 23, 2012 @ 12:30 PM

How to Make Your Research Open Access (Whether You're at Harvard or Not)

Celebrating Open Access Week

How do you make your own work open access (OA)? The question comes up from researchers at schools with good OA policies (like Harvard and MIT) and at schools with no OA policies… More

Sep 11, 2012 @ 6:00 PM

Open Access Book Launch

Peter Suber tells us what open access is and isn’t, how it benefits authors and readers of research, how we pay for it, how it avoids copyright problems, how it has moved from the… More

Apr 9, 2012 @ 12:00 PM

Public Access To Federally Funded Research: Copyright And Other Issues

Does mandating free online access to papers resulting from federally funded research violate the Copyright Act or treaty obligations? A distinguished pair of panelists will… More

Feb 26, 2009 @ 12:30 PM

What is the future of open access?

Peter Suber

Peter Suber will talk about what may lie over the horizon for open access to science and scholarship. Come join in some informed speculation on the future of OA journals,… More