UC Berkeley undergraduate students Tony Chen and Rodrigo Ochigame are co-founders of The Open Access Initiative, which attempts to garner support for free online access to research.

Campus joins movement demanding access to research

UC Berkeley is joining a nationwide effort to increase the availability of academic research to the public in light of rising journal subscription costs and limited access

On April 20, a mass email was sent out to UC Berkeley students, faculty and staff members asking them to sign a petition in support of free, open access to research publications.
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