Wednesday, November 01, 2006

CIHR draft policy: the leadership needed to overcome gridlock

SPARC's Senior Advisor, and former Founding Executive Director Rick Johnson, discusses CIHR's leadership in helping academia to overcome a kind of gridlock imposed by the prestige culture of the university to embrace the potential of the world wide web for open sharing and working together in so many new ways, from new research collaborations to open sharing of data for reuse.

In Rick Johnson's Will Research Sharing Keep Pace with the Internet?. The Journal of Neuroscience 26(37):pp. 9349-9351, recently self-archived in E-LIS.

All the more reason to support the CIHR Draft Policy on Access to Research Outputs!

This post reflects my personal opinion only and does not represent the opinions or policy of the BC Electronic Library Network or the Simon Fraser University Library.

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