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Push button for open access

Stephen Curry for The Guardian

“Two medical students are helping to turn the dream of making scientific research papers freely accessible into a reality, using the internet of course”

Screenshot from November 25, 2013

Open Access Button map

The Open Access Button: Discovering when and where researchers hit paywalls

Bonnie Swoger for Scientific American

“The new Open Access Button has the potential to uncover the barriers to access that affect even university affiliated researchers.”

Open Access logo

Open access 2013: A year of gaining momentum

Hilda Bastian for Scientific American

“When you hit a paywall for research, hit the button – it logs it, adds it to a public map, and you can get it to hunt for access too.”


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