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Tuesday, July 15 • 18:00 - 21:00
Open Access Button

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The Open Access Button is a bookmarklet that lets users track when they are denied access to research, then search for alternative access to the article. The beta launched in November, received critical reception and has been endorsed and used by thousands. Since then, the team has been hard at work building Button 2.0. This will be more powerful, better and more useful than ever, and launching this year. We'll share our experience, demonstrate how the project is helping the global push towards more open scholarly publishing, and let everyone get involved.

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David Carroll

Co-Lead, Open Access Button
I am a medical student. I am co-founder and co-lead of the Open Access Button. I spend all my time thinking about and talking about (this is a warning) all things open, things that should be open, the web, evidence-based medicine and cats. The Open Access Button is a browser bookmarklet... Read More →

Oleg Lavrovsky

Director, Opendata.ch - Swiss chapter of Open Knowledge
Pro openness on a technical, business and legal level as a way of disrupting convention and building bridges for an inclusive society. A long time contributor to the international Open Knowledge network, I am usually taking part at events with my funny geek hat on to talk about all... Read More →

Tuesday July 15, 2014 18:00 - 21:00 CEST
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