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Same view as previous shot but an hour later, after the sun burned off most of the fog. Note the remaining roll of fog low on the water obscuring all but the treetops on the opposite shore.

The Bagaduce River in Brooksville, #Maine.
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A few minutes ago from a favorite alley at the south end of Harvard Yard. Note the rectangular shadows (lower left) of the garret windows on Wigglesworth Hall (upper right).
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Thanks to Kelly Fitzpatrick for updating the social-media list at the Open Access Directory.

In particular, she updated the lists of OA-related Twitter feeds and OA-related Google+ pages and communities.
http://oad.simmons.edu/oadwiki/Social_media_sites_about_OA

Remember that the +OAD is a wiki open to your edits. It depends on the OA community to keep it current and comprehensive. To limit spam, editing is limited to registered users, but registration is free and easy. Reading and reuse are free for all. All OAD content is under a CC-BY license.
http://oad.simmons.edu

Kelly is a new research assistant at the Harvard Open Access Project.

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This list is part of the Open Access Directory. This is list of social-media sites focusing on open access. It generally omits sites for individuals, even if most of the posts or messages are about open access. When possible, please indicate when a given site was launched and who manages or ...
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Thanks to +Barbara Fister for her nice mention of my new book -- Knowledge Unbound -- in her column in Inside Higher Ed.

The book itself:
http://bit.ly/ku-book

BTW, "Saving the Oodlehood and Shebangity of the Internet" starts on p. 403.
https://archive.org/stream/9780262029902#page/n419/mode/2up

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Reminder: Journal-flipping report open for public comments.

This is just a reminder that the preliminary draft of "Converting Scholarly Journals to Open Access," by David Solomon, Bo-Christer Björk, and Mikael Laakso, is open for public comments.
https://osc.hul.harvard.edu/programs/journal-flipping/public-consultation/

For more details, see the March 15 announcement.
https://osc.hul.harvard.edu/programs/journal-flipping/call-for-public-comments/

In about a month, we'll have to close the public comment period, or at least move on to the next phase of preparing the revised report for publication. If you have any comments to add, or if you want to share this draft with others who might have comments, please do so in the next few weeks. Thanks.

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A few minutes ago in Brooksville, #Maine. The western sun illuminates the eastern shore of the Bagaduce River.
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A few minutes ago in Brooksville, #Maine. Sunrise through the fog over the Bagaduce River.
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Also see the follow-up shot an hour later.
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+L. Kelly Fitzpatrick just updated the +OAD list of discussion forums focusing on #openaccess.

http://oad.simmons.edu/oadwiki/Discussion_forums

Thanks, Kelly!

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+L. Kelly Fitzpatrick just updated the +OAD list of #openaccess advocacy organizations.

http://oad.simmons.edu/oadwiki/Advocacy_organizations_for_OA

Thanks, Kelly!

Remember that the Open Access Directory (+OAD) is a wiki open to your edits. It depends on the OA community to keep it current and comprehensive. To limit spam, editing is limited to registered users, but registration is free and easy. Reading and reuse are free for all. All OAD content is under a CC-BY license.
http://oad.simmons.edu

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Plum job for the right person.

"SPARC Europe is seeking a Director, preferably working full time, to lead the work in [advancing Open Science / Scholarship in Europe]. If you have an interest in playing a critical role in Open Scholarship in Europe – achieving more in the areas of Open Access, Open Data, Open Educational Resources, Open Peer Review and Research Evaluation and Research Integrity in Europe – then this position could be for you...."

Please spread the word and help SPARC find the best person for this job.

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I'm happy to announce that my new book is out: Knowledge Unbound: Selected Writings on Open Access, 2002–2011, MIT Press, 2016.

I'm doubly happy to announce that it's OA from birth, under a CC-BY license. MIT Press has released hardback and paperback editions, as well as OA editions in PDF, ePub, and Mobi. OA editions in other file formats are forthcoming from other sources.

This is a collection of 44 of my essays on OA from the first decade of this century. If you were wondering, they were all OA the first time around as well.

My book home page (still new and minimal)
http://bit.ly/ku-book

MIT Press book home page
https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/knowledge-unbound

Both the pages above give you links to the OA editions.

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Wellcome Peter Suber of the Open Access Directory, I think I was reading various comments on issue relating to Open Access Directory at the time I was reviewing twitter, and because of twitter limitation, I checked Google plus only to find you are also on G+, looking forward to read your book "Knowledge Unbound"
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Congratulations to +Nancy Pontika, the new editor of the Open Access Directory!

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Introduction
I work for the free circulation of science and scholarship in every field and language. In practice that means research, writing, organizing, and pro bono consulting for open access to research. I wear several hats:
I'm the founder of the Open Access Tracking Project, co-founder of the Open Access Directory, and co-developer of TagTeam.

My latest book is Open Access (MIT Press, 2012). The book itself is OA, and I use the book home page for posting updates and supplements, and linking to reviews, translations, and OA editions. Also see my other writings on open access, my writings on topics other than open access, and my section of the Harvard institutional repository.

For more detail, see my home page.

My G+ posts are automatically reposted to my Twitter account. I seldom post to Twitter manually. I don't use FB or LinkedIn at all. 

Most of my G+ posts are about open access (OA), but most of what I want to share about OA doesn't yet make it to G+. I tag new OA developments for the Open Access Tracking Project (OATP). You can follow complete versions of the OATP feed on the web or by RSS, Atom, JSONP, or email. There are also Twitter and G+ versions of the feed, but unfortunately they are both abridged (details here and here respectively). 
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