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Open access and the enduring myths of the long 1990s

MacDonald, Corina (2022) Open access and the enduring myths of the long 1990s. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (14 Sep 2022). Blog Entry.

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From the dawn of the popular internet in the 1990s to the present day, Open Access (OA) to scholarly research has been a goal for many researchers and advocates. Drawing on research into the early OA discourse of the 1990s, Corina MacDonald argues that many of the original optimistic arguments in favour of open access continue to shape open access to this day, often in ways that obscure the reality of digital networked labour.

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Additional Information: © 2022 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2022 14:27
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 11:36

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