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Open access refers to the practice of making peer-reviewed scholarly research and literature freely available online to anyone interested in reading it. Read our article collection or our What is open access? resource page to learn more.

How open access content helps fuel growth in Indian-language Wikipedias

Indian contributors show the spirit of this year's Open Access Week theme, Open in Action, as they...
The rise of the shareable document

Using open document formats could create a domino effect where more and more work is modified and...
HardwareX promotes open source hardware for science

The purpose of HardwareX is to help accelerate the distribution of low-cost high-quality open...

A new journal aims to go beyond traditional scientific publishing by encompassing all outputs of...

In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at community-oriented GPL...

Welcome to the first installment of a monthly feature where we explore how open source software and...

Imagine a world where scientists and inventors had no access to the accomplishments of the...
Dinosaur skeleton red

Thirty-eight new genera or species of dinosaur were announced in 2014, spanning everything from...