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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UC research should be free

The public deserves unlimited access to intellectual output

It is a felony to share knowledge created by the faculty, staff and students of the University of California with the public. Wait. What? In 2011, online rights activist Aaron Swartz was accused of using the MIT computer network to download millions of scholarly journal articles with the intent of
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