Open-Access Movement Makes Inroads Beyond Science

Courtesy Eelco Ferwerda

Eelco Ferwerda, director of the Oapen Foundation (Oapen stands for Open Access Publishing in European Networks): "Among the humanities there is a sense that this is a step we must take in order to keep on publishing books but also to make it possible to start innovating."
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Open access has gotten its biggest boost from scientific researchers who want to share their work widely via journal articles. It's taken longer to work its way into the humanities and social sciences. But there's growing interest in how open access...

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