OA Week has always meant a great deal to me personally because I helped to create the first ever event during my tenure at PLOS. For the last couple of years, I’ve posted my annual …Continue
Added by Liz Allen on October 21, 2019 at 1:17pm — No Comments
It's OA week once more - time to offer up my annual personal perspective because for me, this week represents eleven years of commitment to our collective efforts to liberate knowledge.
This time last year,…Continue
Added by Liz Allen on October 22, 2018 at 1:48pm — No Comments
I wanted to offer a quick personal perspective on OA week. I've been involved since the very first one 10 years ago, when a team of us at PLOS (where I worked back in the day) brainstormed the logo in its distinctive color of orange largely because we could see the SF Giants stadium from our offices! I couldn't be prouder of how far the movement has come, so far indeed, that it seems more like a giant business than a grass roots effort to change the way science is communicated. I still…Continue
Added by Liz Allen on October 24, 2017 at 10:30pm — No Comments