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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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avatar for David Carroll

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 that lets users search for alternative access to research articles and report when they are denied access to research. Since we launched in November 2013, the... Read More →
avatar for Oleg Lavrovsky

Oleg Lavrovsky

Board member, Opendata.ch
I'm super excited about openness on a technical, business and legal level as a way of disrupting stale convention and building bridges for an inclusive society. At OK Festival, I'm going to put my geek hat on to talk about Data, and my lab coat in support of Open Access initiatives.
avatar for Joseph McArthur

Joseph McArthur

I spend far too much time thinking about things with the word open in front of them., The Right to Research Coalition
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