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This is a huge question, and there are so many complex issues. Much has been achieved, but there is still so much to do. In my world – I say this because awareness, adoption and advocacy is uneven across libraries and other stakeholders – open access is a new normal, but it took a long time and a lot of education, outreach, and advocacy work to…[Read more]
This is really interesting and powerful Sherri — I’m very curious to know how (or if) you think things have moved on since the Huma study group you were part of in the late 2000s? Has progress been made on the issues you discussed, or are we still circling around the same questions?
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