Which I missed, because I was off campus that day.
But I totally, 100% supported this action from afar — we adopted an open access mandate!
Appropriately, it lives in the institutional repository.
Comment from Peter Suber at Open Access News.
More comments from my colleague Terry Reese.
This was made a little more meaningful to me because just in these last two weeks I’ve had a weird flurry of interest from different people/groups in this paper, which my co-author and I archived in the IR last year. Pointing these people to the archived copy wasn’t just convenient – it actually did provide me with all of these golden opportunities to talk to people (who might themselves be in a position to assert authors’ rights someday) about open access and author’s rights in a very organic way.
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