Education democratization

CAMPUS ISSUES: The university needs to ensure academic research is openly accessible to members of the general public regardless of status.

The University of California has done the right thing in joining the nationwide open access movement by officially coming out April 26 in support of California state assembly bill AB 609. AB 609, which was introduced to the state assembly in February, aims to make results of government-funded research freely
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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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