Research Without Borders: Negotiating Constraints and Open Scholarship

Please join us for "Research Without Borders: Negotiating Constraints and Open Scholarship", our third event of the academic year in our Research Without Borders panel discussion series. This event will take place from 1-3pm on Thursday, February 27, 2014 in Garden … Read More →

Open Access Petition Gathers over 500 Signatures

Photo Courtesy WikiMedia Commons   To celebrate Open Access Week 2013, from October 21-25, the librarians of Columbia University and partners from Barnard and the Union Theological Seminary spent the whole week on College Walk (and one day in the … Read More →

The Open Access Button

A new initiative to track the effects of paywalled research and to help users find open access resources, the Open Access Button, launched this week. This browser bookmarklet aggregates data that users contribute after hitting a paywall and helps users … Read More →

Research Without Borders 11/12 | Expanding Public Access to Research

All — please join us for "Expanding Public Access to Federally Funded Research: Implementing the OSTP Memo", our second event of the academic year in our Research Without Borders panel discussion series. This event will take place from 12-2pm on Tuesday, … Read More →

Open Access Week 2013 at Columbia: October 21-25

Hey, Columbia – it's Open Access Week! Open Access Week is a global event now in its 6th year, which promotes open access as a new norm in scholarship and research. Open access (OA) content is online, freely accessible, and … Read More →

Research Without Borders Event 9/24: Social Media and the Research Cycle

How is social media changing the way researchers and scholars communicate with each other, on their campuses, and with the public? Why should researchers make use of social media? Which social media channels should scholars make use of? How can researchers find … Read More →