Thursday, January 6, 2011

First WikiLeaks, now ScienceLeaks

By: Bradley Fikes, North County Times — January 3rd, 2011

Frustrated by paywalls on scientific papers? Biologist Rosie Redfield has set up a blog site called Science Leaks that provides links to “peer-reviewed scientific papers that been liberated from behind journal-subscription paywalls.”

The idea is to ensure that research, especially research paid for by public funds, is accessible to the public, wrote Redfield, an associate professor at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. She runs a microbiology research lab in the university’s Life Sciences Centre. Read more>>

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