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Homesteading the Noosphere by Eric Raymond

An excellent followup to "The Cathedral and the Bazaar". The hacker ethic as a gift economy. Find Homesteading the Noosphere by Eric Raymond at: http://www.catb.org/~esr/writings/cathedral-bazaar/homesteading/

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SPARC

SPARC, the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition, is an alliance of universities, research libraries, and organizations. The coalition was an initiative of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) started in 1997 to be a constructive response to market dysfunctions … Continue reading

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Rating: 4.7. From 3 votes.
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Catalyzing Open Source development in science

Dan Gezelter’s talk at the 1999 BNL open source/open science conference. Find Catalyzing Open Source development in science at: http://www.openscience.org/talks/bnl

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Rating: 4.5. From 2 votes.
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SourceForge – Science and Engineering

SourceForge is a web based service dedicated free hosting for opensource developers and their user base. Their site currently hosts over 90,000 open source projects which may be searched via multiple project parameters. Specific to the OpenScience focus, users can … Continue reading

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Rating: 4.4. From 29 votes.
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Free Science Resource

A Free Science Info Site (mainly books, software, links) Find Free Science Resource at: http://freescience.info

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Rating: 4.3. From 116 votes.
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The Public Library of Science

The Public Library of Science (PLoS) is a non-profit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world’s scientific and medical literature a freely available public resource. Find The Public Library of Science at: http://www.publiclibraryofscience.org/

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Rating: 4.2. From 38 votes.
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Budapest Open Access Initiative

An old tradition and a new technology have converged to make possible an unprecedented public good. The old tradition is the willingness of scientists and scholars to publish the fruits of their research in scholarly journals without payment, for the … Continue reading

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Rating: 4.2. From 9 votes.
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Open Access: Should scientific articles be available online and free to the public?

Amanda Schaffer’ Medical Examiner column in Slate magazine on the topic of the public library of science. Highly recommended. Find Open Access: Should scientific articles be available online and free to the public? at: http://slate.com/id/2111023/

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Rating: 4.0. From 32 votes.
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science commons

The mission of Science Commons is to encourage scientific innovation by making it easier for scientists, universities, and industries to use literature, data, and other scientific intellectual property and to share their knowledge with others. Science Commons works within current … Continue reading

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Rating: 4.0. From 14 votes.
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Open Source / Open Science

Coverage of the event from the Chronicle of Higher Education Find Open Source / Open Science at: http://www.chronicle.com/free/v46/i11/11a05101.htm

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