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Here are some of my ''major'' G+ posts. I list them here with the original G+ URLs (even if they're mostly useless after April 2019) and the newer, permanent URLs for preservation copies at IA and Conifer. —[[Peter_Suber|Peter Suber]].
 
Here are some of my ''major'' G+ posts. I list them here with the original G+ URLs (even if they're mostly useless after April 2019) and the newer, permanent URLs for preservation copies at IA and Conifer. —[[Peter_Suber|Peter Suber]].
 
* Altogether I wrote more than 1,400 posts for G+.  
 
* Altogether I wrote more than 1,400 posts for G+.  
* Here I list 71. I started with a smaller number, added more over time, and may add more in the future.
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* Here I list 78. I started with a smaller number, added more over time, and may add more in the future.
 
* For my older blog, [https://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/fosblog.html ''Open Access News''] (2002-2010), see [[History_of_open_access#Open_Access_News_.282002-2010.29 | my details elsewhere]]. Likewise, for my [https://suber.pubpub.org/ current blog] (2020 —), see [[History_of_open_access#PubPub_blog_.282020_-_present.29 | my details elsewhere]].
 
* For my older blog, [https://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/fosblog.html ''Open Access News''] (2002-2010), see [[History_of_open_access#Open_Access_News_.282002-2010.29 | my details elsewhere]]. Likewise, for my [https://suber.pubpub.org/ current blog] (2020 —), see [[History_of_open_access#PubPub_blog_.282020_-_present.29 | my details elsewhere]].
 
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* Most recent first, just like a blog.
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Thoughts on Plan S, September 4, 2018. [https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/iGEFpdYY9dr At G+]. [https://web.archive.org/web/20180905021030/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/iGEFpdYY9dr At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190301193554/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/iGEFpdYY9dr At Conifer.]
 
Thoughts on Plan S, September 4, 2018. [https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/iGEFpdYY9dr At G+]. [https://web.archive.org/web/20180905021030/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/iGEFpdYY9dr At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190301193554/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/iGEFpdYY9dr At Conifer.]
  
China is restricting the export of science, July 23, 2018. [https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/fCnMr6Bf5uj At G+]. [https://web.archive.org/web/20180801143635/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/fCnMr6Bf5uj At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190301193615/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/fCnMr6Bf5ujAt Conifer.]
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[Spam request from a spam journal], July 23, 2018. [https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/6DfDZABMNSv At G+]. [http://web.archive.org/web/20180801143627/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/6DfDZABMNSv At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190301210651/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/6DfDZABMNSv At Conifer].
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China is restricting the export of science, July 23, 2018. [https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/fCnMr6Bf5uj At G+]. [https://web.archive.org/web/20180801143635/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/fCnMr6Bf5uj At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190301193615/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/fCnMr6Bf5uj At Conifer].
  
 
Darrell Issa as co-winner of this year's ALA James Madison Award, March 11, 2018. [https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/4yVb4gACoc8 At G+]. [https://web.archive.org/web/20180312230315/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/4yVb4gACoc8 At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190301193803/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/4yVb4gACoc8 At Conifer.]
 
Darrell Issa as co-winner of this year's ALA James Madison Award, March 11, 2018. [https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/4yVb4gACoc8 At G+]. [https://web.archive.org/web/20180312230315/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/4yVb4gACoc8 At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190301193803/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/4yVb4gACoc8 At Conifer.]
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Correcting the record on the Harvard OA license, July 27, 2017. [https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/ZeHjk1v5vCS At G+]. [https://web.archive.org/web/20170810134543/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/ZeHjk1v5vCS At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190301200246/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/ZeHjk1v5vCS At Conifer.]
 
Correcting the record on the Harvard OA license, July 27, 2017. [https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/ZeHjk1v5vCS At G+]. [https://web.archive.org/web/20170810134543/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/ZeHjk1v5vCS At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190301200246/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/ZeHjk1v5vCS At Conifer.]
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[Solicitation from a scam journal], July 21, 2017. [https://plus.google.com/u/0/+PeterSuber/posts/CcyhJ7NudEh At G+]. [http://web.archive.org/web/*/%20https://plus.google.com/u/0/+PeterSuber/posts/CcyhJ7NudEh At IA]. [At Conifer].
  
 
Some evidence of the demand for research literature by nonprofessionals, July 19, 2017. [https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/Mx3eCDyebjY At G+]. [https://web.archive.org/web/20170810134605/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/Mx3eCDyebjY At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190301200854/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/Mx3eCDyebjY At Conifer.]
 
Some evidence of the demand for research literature by nonprofessionals, July 19, 2017. [https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/Mx3eCDyebjY At G+]. [https://web.archive.org/web/20170810134605/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/Mx3eCDyebjY At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190301200854/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/Mx3eCDyebjY At Conifer.]
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Not long-winded, just careful, July 22, 2016. [https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/7p45yCCDgE2 At G+]. [http://web.archive.org/web/20190119214727/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/7p45yCCDgE2 At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190301210711/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/7p45yCCDgE2 At Conifer.]
 
Not long-winded, just careful, July 22, 2016. [https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/7p45yCCDgE2 At G+]. [http://web.archive.org/web/20190119214727/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/7p45yCCDgE2 At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190301210711/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/7p45yCCDgE2 At Conifer.]
  
More evidence that faculty can accept large-scale journal cancellations, July 4, 2016. [https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/G9wWLUhUomY At G+]. [http://web.archive.org/web/20190119215136/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/G9wWLUhUomY At IA]. [At Conifer.]
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More evidence that faculty can accept large-scale journal cancellations, July 4, 2016. [https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/G9wWLUhUomY At G+]. [http://web.archive.org/web/20190119215136/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/G9wWLUhUomY At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190302192709/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/G9wWLUhUomY At Conifer.]
  
 
Counting fee-based and no-fee #openaccess journals, May 24, 2016. [https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/HjrRDcrZS8p At G+]. [https://web.archive.org/web/20190210214706/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/HjrRDcrZS8p At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190302192709/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/G9wWLUhUomY At Conifer.]
 
Counting fee-based and no-fee #openaccess journals, May 24, 2016. [https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/HjrRDcrZS8p At G+]. [https://web.archive.org/web/20190210214706/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/HjrRDcrZS8p At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190302192709/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/G9wWLUhUomY At Conifer.]
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How can the US can help France? November 16, 2015. [https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/YTEYReT11Dy At G+]. [https://web.archive.org/web/20190215212544/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/YTEYReT11Dy At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190302203422/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/YTEYReT11Dy At Conifer.]
 
How can the US can help France? November 16, 2015. [https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/YTEYReT11Dy At G+]. [https://web.archive.org/web/20190215212544/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/YTEYReT11Dy At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190302203422/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/YTEYReT11Dy At Conifer.]
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Confirmed again: high quality and #openaccess go hand in hand. November 12, 2015. [https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/SGgBcRGmmPH At G+]. [http://web.archive.org/web/20190215212659/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/SGgBcRGmmPH At IA]. [At Conifer].
  
 
Time to consider OA mandates from ethics committees, October 20, 2015. [https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/UrBLHuBejBM At G+]. [https://web.archive.org/web/20190215213207/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/UrBLHuBejBM At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190302201426/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/UrBLHuBejBM At Conifer.]
 
Time to consider OA mandates from ethics committees, October 20, 2015. [https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/UrBLHuBejBM At G+]. [https://web.archive.org/web/20190215213207/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/UrBLHuBejBM At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190302201426/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/UrBLHuBejBM At Conifer.]
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Creationists still hoping that OA will boost their cause, April 3, 2013. [https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/HBJwuCzwNsZ At G+]. [https://web.archive.org/web/20190314195852/https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/HBJwuCzwNsZ At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190314195459/https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/HBJwuCzwNsZ At Conifer.]
 
Creationists still hoping that OA will boost their cause, April 3, 2013. [https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/HBJwuCzwNsZ At G+]. [https://web.archive.org/web/20190314195852/https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/HBJwuCzwNsZ At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190314195459/https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/HBJwuCzwNsZ At Conifer.]
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Some numbers from the Directory of Open Access Journals, March 27, 2013. [https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/iSR2spVGFUL At G+]. [At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190322202208/https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/iSR2spVGFUL At Conifer].
  
 
Second shoe drops: new White House Directive mandates OA, February 22, 2013. [https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/8hzviMJeVHJ At G+]. [https://web.archive.org/web/20190314201417/https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/8hzviMJeVHJ At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190314195732/https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/8hzviMJeVHJ At Conifer.]
 
Second shoe drops: new White House Directive mandates OA, February 22, 2013. [https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/8hzviMJeVHJ At G+]. [https://web.archive.org/web/20190314201417/https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/8hzviMJeVHJ At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190314195732/https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/8hzviMJeVHJ At Conifer.]
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Aaron Swartz, 1986-2013. January 12, 2013. [https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/SfSPrspa6bD At G+]. [https://web.archive.org/web/20190314203648/https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/SfSPrspa6bD At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190314202711/https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/SfSPrspa6bD At Conifer.]
 
Aaron Swartz, 1986-2013. January 12, 2013. [https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/SfSPrspa6bD At G+]. [https://web.archive.org/web/20190314203648/https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/SfSPrspa6bD At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190314202711/https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/SfSPrspa6bD At Conifer.]
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Benefits of open access for publishers, December 19, 2012, [https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/by23Hpio4xw At G+]. [At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190315190154/https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/by23Hpio4xw At Conifer].
  
 
Jeffrey Beall is the target of a dishonest smear campaign, December 8, 2012. [https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/LQVaue6XYev At G+]. [https://web.archive.org/web/20190314204754/https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/LQVaue6XYev At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190314203606/https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/LQVaue6XYev At Conifer.]
 
Jeffrey Beall is the target of a dishonest smear campaign, December 8, 2012. [https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/LQVaue6XYev At G+]. [https://web.archive.org/web/20190314204754/https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/LQVaue6XYev At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190314203606/https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/LQVaue6XYev At Conifer.]
  
 
More on how scam journals are giving OA a bad name, December 4, 2012. [https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/F1NMirUhAgL At G+]. [https://web.archive.org/web/20190314205745/https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/F1NMirUhAgL At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190314204652/https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/F1NMirUhAgL At Conifer.]
 
More on how scam journals are giving OA a bad name, December 4, 2012. [https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/F1NMirUhAgL At G+]. [https://web.archive.org/web/20190314205745/https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/F1NMirUhAgL At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190314204652/https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/F1NMirUhAgL At Conifer.]
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Open-access journals cost 10-12% less to produce than toll-access journals of the same quality, November 26, 2012. [https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/YhTYjoT2CDw At G+]. [http://web.archive.org/web/20170626232227/https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/YhTYjoT2CDw At IA]. [At Conifer].
  
 
Weakening the OA policy in the EU, November 15, 2012. [https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/drJqNn5oZNy At G+]. [https://web.archive.org/web/20190315181918/https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/drJqNn5oZNy At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190314205657/https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/drJqNn5oZNy At Conifer.]
 
Weakening the OA policy in the EU, November 15, 2012. [https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/drJqNn5oZNy At G+]. [https://web.archive.org/web/20190315181918/https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/drJqNn5oZNy At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190314205657/https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/drJqNn5oZNy At Conifer.]
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Gold OA mandate at AusAID, August 28, 2012. [https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/ToAjhVkfsXY At G+]. [At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190314200200/https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/ToAjhVkfsXY At Conifer].
  
 
Clarification of the new open-access policy at the Research Councils UK (RCUK), August 22, 2012. [https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/WLGYaT8AEVu At G+]. [https://web.archive.org/web/20190315190610/https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/WLGYaT8AEVu At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190315181738/https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/WLGYaT8AEVu At Conifer.]
 
Clarification of the new open-access policy at the Research Councils UK (RCUK), August 22, 2012. [https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/WLGYaT8AEVu At G+]. [https://web.archive.org/web/20190315190610/https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/WLGYaT8AEVu At IA]. [https://conifer.rhizome.org/petersuber/peter-suber-g-blog-2011-2019/20190315181738/https://plus.google.com/109377556796183035206/posts/WLGYaT8AEVu At Conifer.]

Latest revision as of 20:30, 8 April 2021

I blogged at Google Plus (G+) from July 9, 2011 to November 5, 2018. In October 2018, Google announced that it would terminate G+ for users like me, and delete all our posts. I was not happy about it.

I began saving my G+ posts to the Internet Archive (IA) and Conifer (then called WebRecorder). I saved a small fraction to the IA, and nearly all of them to Conifer.

Here are some of my major G+ posts. I list them here with the original G+ URLs (even if they're mostly useless after April 2019) and the newer, permanent URLs for preservation copies at IA and Conifer. —Peter Suber.




Reasons not to pay APCs at hybrid journals, November 5, 2018. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

A short open letter to Google on minimizing the damage of shutting down Google Plus, October 20, 2018. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Readings for Open Access Week 2018, October 19, 2018. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Elaborating on a tweet, September 10, 2018. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Thoughts on Plan S, September 4, 2018. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

[Spam request from a spam journal], July 23, 2018. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

China is restricting the export of science, July 23, 2018. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Darrell Issa as co-winner of this year's ALA James Madison Award, March 11, 2018. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Another side of academic freedom: Freedom from undue corporate influence, February 26, 2018. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Half a dozen reasons why I support the Jussieu Call for Open Science and Bibliodiversity, November 11, 2017. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Still true: 70% of peer-reviewed OA journals charge no APCs, October 26, 2017. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Correcting the record on the Harvard OA license, July 27, 2017. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

[Solicitation from a scam journal], July 21, 2017. At G+. At IA. [At Conifer].

Some evidence of the demand for research literature by nonprofessionals, July 19, 2017. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Evaluating an OA journal you haven't heard of, April 27, 2017. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

How US OA policies are faring under Trump, April 2, 2017. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Happy 15th birthday to the Budapest Open Access Initiative, February 14, 2017. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Mark Walport to oversee the public funding of research in the UK, February 10, 2017. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Gates Foundation pressuring journals or vice versa? January 13, 2017. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Journalists who fear that open access to public records will encroach on their scoops and exclusivity, October 1, 2016. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on science, September 23, 2016. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Not long-winded, just careful, July 22, 2016. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

More evidence that faculty can accept large-scale journal cancellations, July 4, 2016. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Counting fee-based and no-fee #openaccess journals, May 24, 2016. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

A few thoughts on Sci-Hub, March 13, 2016. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Comments on the VSNU-Elsevier deal, December 12, 2015. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

How can the US can help France? November 16, 2015. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Confirmed again: high quality and #openaccess go hand in hand. November 12, 2015. At G+. At IA. [At Conifer].

Time to consider OA mandates from ethics committees, October 20, 2015. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Robin Peek, 1958-2015, August 25, 2015. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Publishers arguing badly for longer embargoes, again, April 21, 2015. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

New OA mandate from the US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), February 9, 2015. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Harvard's 11 announcements for Open Access Week 2014, October 24, 2014. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

The next frontier: beaming open-access articles by satellite beyond the conventional internet, September 26, 2014. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

The last Word, August 16, 2014. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

The open-access policy from the Department of Energy, August 4, 2014. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Elsevier's 50-day tease, June 20, 2014. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Don't buy the IEEE edition of my book, May 31, 2014. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Large majority of small sample of society publishers fears open access, May 27, 2014. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Allowing unembargoed green OA is good for business, January 26, 2014. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

New open-access mandates in the US, January 17, 2014. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

What doesn't justify longer embargoes on publicly-funded research, January 11, 2014. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

NISO proposal for metadata to describe varieties of open access, January 6, 2014. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Will the Netherlands mandate gold open access? November 17, 2013. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Victory for Google over the Authors Guild: Victory for opt-out mass digitization, search indexing, fair use, and the public interest, November 14, 2013. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Update on my book on open access, October 23, 2013. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

2009 reflection on the 2013 Bohannon sting, October 7, 2013. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

New "sting" of weak open-access journals, October 3, 2013. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Research project for computer scientists. September 16, 2013. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

800+ scholarly societies embrace open access. Update, September 16, 2013. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

A major new report calls on the UK to improve its "mistaken" OA policy, September 9, 2013. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Where are the federal agency open-access policies? August 23, 2013. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Once more: There's seldom a trade-off between prestige and open access, June 9, 2013. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

[Comments on CHORUS], June 7, 2013. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Wellcome Trust extends its OA mandate from articles to books, May 30, 2013. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

We can do better than journal impact factors, May 18, 2013. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Elsevier, NewsCorp, Facebook, and Yahoo join ignorant attack on open access, May 17, 2013. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Open letters from Nobel laureates supporting open access, April 30, 2013. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

A misleading survey, April 5, 2013. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Creationists still hoping that OA will boost their cause, April 3, 2013. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Some numbers from the Directory of Open Access Journals, March 27, 2013. At G+. [At IA]. At Conifer.

Second shoe drops: new White House Directive mandates OA, February 22, 2013. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

The legal threats against Jeffrey Beall, February 16, 2013. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Major new bill mandating open access introduced in Congress, February 14, 2013. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

How often do authors at fee-based OA journals pay the fees out of pocket? February 1, 2013. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

  • Continued in a new blog post from May 13, 2020, which I hope to keep up to date.

Aaron Swartz, 1986-2013. January 12, 2013. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Benefits of open access for publishers, December 19, 2012, At G+. [At IA]. At Conifer.

Jeffrey Beall is the target of a dishonest smear campaign, December 8, 2012. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

More on how scam journals are giving OA a bad name, December 4, 2012. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Open-access journals cost 10-12% less to produce than toll-access journals of the same quality, November 26, 2012. At G+. At IA. [At Conifer].

Weakening the OA policy in the EU, November 15, 2012. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Gold OA mandate at AusAID, August 28, 2012. At G+. [At IA]. At Conifer.

Clarification of the new open-access policy at the Research Councils UK (RCUK), August 22, 2012. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

More than anyone wants to know about my position on delayed OA for books, even books about OA, June 24, 2012. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Happy birthday, Nomic, June 16, 2012. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

OA mandates do not violate US copyright law, June 1, 2012. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

My letter to an Elsevier journal, May 9, 2012. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.

Comments on the RCUK's draft new OA policy, March 16, 2012. At G+. At IA. At Conifer.