AO: This excerpt from the workshop summary report highlights some of the geo-politics behind "opening up" archives once they are made digital. How are users vetted and approved and who is able to...Read more
AO: Unfortunately, because we did not have the budget to cover the $2,000 USD fee to make the paper open access, this excellent paper by Wachira and Anne is now behind...Read more
AO: This 2017 article by Bezuidenhout et al. looks at “data engagement activities” by those working in (bio)chemistry laboratories in Kenya and South Africa to examine the extent to which the ideals of the growing Open Science (OS) movement can be realized in a sub-...Read more
Conceptualizing, Financing and Infrastructuring Open Access in STS Work
Transnational STS Publishing Working Group | T-STS Network
October 30, 2020...Read more
AO: This brief statement from the workshop summary report highlights an important message that I think should/could regenerate STS to better grapple with and address the geopolitics of research...Read more
This is the Grantee Guide to Publishing under the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Open Access Policy (2021).