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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4725018 Who should control access to research literature?] SPARC Open Access Newsletter, November 2, 2004.
 
* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4725018 Who should control access to research literature?] SPARC Open Access Newsletter, November 2, 2004.
 
** [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/newsletter/11-02-04.htm#control Copy] at Earlham.
 
** [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/newsletter/11-02-04.htm#control Copy] at Earlham.
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* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/newsletter/10-02-04.htm#nih A busy month of action on the NIH open-access plan], SPARC Open Access Newsletter, October 2, 2004.
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4552036 A busy month of action on the NIH open-access plan], SPARC Open Access Newsletter, October 2, 2004.
** [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4552036 Copy] in [http://dash.harvard.edu/ DASH].
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** [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/newsletter/10-02-04.htm#nih Copy] at Earlham.
  
* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/newsletter/10-02-04.htm#history A glimpse of our history], SPARC Open Access Newsletter, October 2, 2004.
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4552046 A glimpse of our history], SPARC Open Access Newsletter, October 2, 2004.
** [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4552046 Copy] in [http://dash.harvard.edu/ DASH].
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** [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/newsletter/10-02-04.htm#history Copy] at Earlham.
  
* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/newsletter/10-02-04.htm#haiku A haiku introduction to open access], SPARC Open Access Newsletter, October 2, 2004.
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4552002 A haiku introduction to open access], SPARC Open Access Newsletter, October 2, 2004.
** [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4552002 Copy] in [http://dash.harvard.edu/ DASH].
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** [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/newsletter/10-02-04.htm#haiku Copy] at Earlham.
  
 
* [http://web.archive.org/web/20041204203933/http://www.tallahassee.com/mld/democrat/news/opinion/9714842.htm Public should have free access to research it funds], ''Tallahassee Democrat'', September 21, 2004.  
 
* [http://web.archive.org/web/20041204203933/http://www.tallahassee.com/mld/democrat/news/opinion/9714842.htm Public should have free access to research it funds], ''Tallahassee Democrat'', September 21, 2004.  
** This is an op-ed for the Knight Ridder Tribune papers. It [http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0904/research_access.asp also appeared] in the ''Jewish World Review'' on September 23, 2004, under the title, "Time to make publicly funded medical research public."
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** This is an op-ed for the Knight Ridder Tribune papers. It [https://web.archive.org/web/20040930095330/http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0904/research_access.asp also appeared] in the ''Jewish World Review'' on September 23, 2004, under the title, "Time to make publicly funded medical research public."
 
** [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:29998389 Copy] of first in [http://dash.harvard.edu/ DASH].
 
** [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:29998389 Copy] of first in [http://dash.harvard.edu/ DASH].
 
** [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:30764928 Copy] of second in [http://dash.harvard.edu/ DASH].
 
** [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:30764928 Copy] of second in [http://dash.harvard.edu/ DASH].
  
* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/newsletter/09-02-04.htm#progress Praising Progress, Preserving Precision], SPARC Open Access Newsletter, September 2, 2004.
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4736612 Praising Progress, Preserving Precision], SPARC Open Access Newsletter, September 2, 2004.
** [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4736612 Copy] in [http://dash.harvard.edu/ DASH].
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** [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/newsletter/09-02-04.htm#progress Copy] at Earlham.
  
* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/newsletter/09-02-04.htm#911 Reflections on September 11 three years later], SPARC Open Access Newsletter, September 2, 2004.
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4732072 Reflections on September 11 three years later], SPARC Open Access Newsletter, September 2, 2004.
** [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4732072 Copy] in [http://dash.harvard.edu/ DASH].
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** [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/newsletter/09-02-04.htm#911 Copy] at Earlham.
  
* [http://neurobiologyoflipids.org/openaccess/sfn2004.html Open Access, a breakthrough for science that every neuroscientist should know about] (with Alexei Koudinov), Society for Neuroscience Abstracts online, Program No.30.6 (September 1, 2004).  
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* [http://web.archive.org/web/20060101130102/http://neurobiologyoflipids.org/openaccess/sfn2004.html Open Access, a breakthrough for science that every neuroscientist should know about] (with Alexei Koudinov), Society for Neuroscience Abstracts online, Program No.30.6 (September 1, 2004).  
 
** [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4783840 Copy] in [http://dash.harvard.edu/ DASH].
 
** [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4783840 Copy] in [http://dash.harvard.edu/ DASH].
 
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* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/newsletter/08-02-04.htm#nih The open-access plan from the House Appropriations Committee], SPARC Open Access Newsletter, August 2, 2004.
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4455493 The open-access plan from the House Appropriations Committee], SPARC Open Access Newsletter, August 2, 2004.
** This essay evolved into my [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/nihfaq.htm NIH Public-Access Policy:  Frequently Asked Questions].
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** [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/newsletter/08-02-04.htm#nih Copy] at Earlham.
** [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4455493 Copy] in [http://dash.harvard.edu/ DASH].
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** This essay evolved into my [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4552059 NIH Public-Access Policy:  Frequently Asked Questions]. Also see the [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/nihfaq.htm copy] at Earlham.
  
* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/newsletter/08-02-04.htm#UKreport The UK House of Commons report endorses open access], SPARC Open Access Newsletter, August 2, 2004.
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4724184 The UK House of Commons report endorses open access], SPARC Open Access Newsletter, August 2, 2004.
** [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4724184 Copy] in [http://dash.harvard.edu/ DASH].
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** [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/newsletter/08-02-04.htm#UKreport Copy] at Earlham.
  
* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/newsletter/07-02-04.htm#elsevier Elsevier's new postprint archiving policy, continued], SPARC Open Access Newsletter, July 2, 2004.
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4391312 Elsevier's new postprint archiving policy, continued], SPARC Open Access Newsletter, July 2, 2004.
** [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4391312 Copy] in [http://dash.harvard.edu/ DASH].
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** [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/newsletter/07-02-04.htm#elsevier Copy] at Earlham.
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* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/newsletter/06-02-04.htm#elsevier Elsevier permits postprint archiving], SPARC Open Access Newsletter, June 2, 2004.
 
* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/newsletter/06-02-04.htm#elsevier Elsevier permits postprint archiving], SPARC Open Access Newsletter, June 2, 2004.

Revision as of 21:42, 4 February 2020

I've written a lot over the years about open access to research. This bibliography of my writings on OA focuses less on news and more on commentary and analysis &#151; pieces that may still be of interest. It includes books, newsletter essays, journal articles, preprints, and interviews. I omit pure news pieces, as well as minor pieces like blog posts, listserv messages, letters to editors, presentation slides, and small web pages. I plan to keep it up to date. &#151; Peter Suber.

  • Suggested short URL for this page = bit.ly/suber-oa-writings.
  • This version of the list (started August 2013) supersedes an earlier version.
  • For my work on topics other than open access, see my separate list of writings.
  • Originally I included interviews on this list only when they were writings. But after a while that seemed arbitrary and I began including video and podcast interviews as well. As a result, the list is now more complete even if the title is less accurate.
  • My ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) is 0000-0002-3577-2890. Most of the works below appeared before ORCID existed. But I support ORCID and include my ID here to help associate it with my writings.




Most recent first

  • Unlocking Research. A 28 minute audio interview with me by David Weinberger for Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society, August 16, 2012.
  • Open Access, MIT Press, June 2012. The book became OA in June 2013, one year after publication.
    • My book home page of notes, reviews, updates, supplements, and links to OA editions.
    • The MIT Press page on the book.
    • Copies in DASH.
    • Choice named this an Outstanding Academic Title for 2013.
    • The book was translated into Polish by Roman Bogacewicz, Maciej Chojnowski, Wojciech Fenrich, Joanna Kielan, Andrzej Leśniak, Krzysztof Siewicz, Michał Starczewski, and Jakub Szprot, under the title Otwarty dostęp, Warsaw University Press, October 2014. There is both a print and OA edition.
    • It was translated into Chinese by Li Wu under the title Kaifang Cunqu Jianbian, China Ocean Press, January 2015. There is no OA edition.
    • It was translated into Spanish by Remedios Melero under the title Acceso Abierto, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, August 2015. There is both a print and OA edition.
    • It was translated into Arabic by Tahseen Al-Khateeb under the title الوصول الحر, QScience division of the Qatar Foundation, October 2015. There is both a print and OA edition.
    • It was translated into French by Marie Lebert under the title Qu’est-ce que l’accès ouvert ?, OpenEdition Press, October 2016. There is both a print and OA edition.
  • Open Access and copyright, SPARC Open Access Newsletter, July 2, 2011.
    • Copy at Earlham.
    • Hélio Kuramoto translated this article into Portuguese, in three parts (1, 2, 3).
    • Constantinescu Nicolaie translated this article into Romanian.
  • Free Knowledge. A 24 minute audio interview with me by David Weinberger for the Harvard Library Innovation Laboratory, June 2, 2011.
  • Public Access to Federally Funded Research: Copyright and Other Issues. A 68-minute video discussion of federal open-access policy between me and Mark Seeley, Senior Vice President and General Counsel at Elsevier. Held at Harvard Law School, sponsored by the American Bar Association Committee on University Intellectual Property Law, and recorded April 9, 2012.
    • Also see my June 1, 2012, blog post on this event for some follow-up discussion.
  • Open Accessories, Radio Berkman, recorded February 26, 2009, released March 3, 2009. A 17:30 minute podcast interview with me by David Weinberger.
  • "Open access", a radio interview with me by Jesse Brown for his show, Search Engine, on Canada's CBC Radio One, May 29, 2008. Now a podcast. The interview starts at minute 13:30 and lasts about seven minutes.
  • Towards Open Access, The Earlhamite, Winter 2008. An interview with me by Jonathan Graham. (Not online.)
  • Trends favoring open access, SPARC Open Access Newsletter, May 2, 2007.
    • Copy at Earlham.
    • A revised version of this article was published in a special issue of CT Watch (Vol. 3, No. 3, Fall 2007) on The Coming Revolution in Scholarly Communications & Cyberinfrastructure.
  • Open access and quality, SPARC Open Access Newsletter, October 2, 2006.
    • Copy at Earlham.
    • This article was reprinted in the DESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology, January 2008.
  • The Promise of 'Open Access' Publishing, transcript of a live, online colloquy sponsored by the Chronicle of Higher Education, January 29, 2004. Lila Guterman was the host who moderated the discussion, and I was the guest who answered questions.
  • The Database Paradox: Unlimited Information and the False Blessing of 'Objectivity', Library Hi Tech, 10, 4 (1992) 51-57.
    • A revised and expanded version of "How Teachers Teach, How Students Learn: Teaching in a Blizzard of Information," in Evan Farber (ed.), Teaching and Technology: The Impact of Unlimited Information Access on Classroom Teaching, Pierian Press, 1991, pp. 67-74, which is itself a revised and expanded version of "Teaching in a Blizzard of Information," Issues in Science and Technology, 5, 4 (July 1989) 29-31.
    • Copy in DASH.




The following are (or were) continuously updated and can't easily be placed in the chronological order above.



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