October 29, 2013—Link rot occurs when hyperlinks to a source in an article break, leaving scholars without access to important information.
To address the problem, Jonathan Zittrain, professor of law and computer science and vice dean for... Read more
October 22, 2013—In 1905, a woman in Maryland was commissioned to drive a horse-drawn wagon filled with books into remote areas without libraries—which was a good idea until the cart was hit by a train. Luckily there were no human or equine... Read more
October 15, 2013—2013 has seen many milestones towards improving access to biomedical research. In February, President Obama issued a directive requiring most federal research agencies to implement public access policies; official guidance in... Read more
July 23, 2013—The Office for Scholarly Communication (OSC) added 17 new members to its Advisory Committee, which continues to include members from every school at Harvard and Central Administration. The new members join 15 existing members, many... Read more
July 2, 2013—Theses and dissertations from Harvard’s Graduate School of Arts & Sciences (GSAS) are now publicly available in the Digital Access to Scholarship at Harvard (DASH) repository, following GSAS’s recent move from paper to electronic... Read more