Happy Open Access Week!

Happy Open Access Week! This week we celebrate open access scholarship, and remember that it is time to set the default to Open Access.

Our collection of open access scholarship in the Tufts Digital Library is small but growing, aided in a large part by our Provost's Open Access Fund.

(This morning as I was walking around the office, cajoling my coworkers into labeling themselves with stickers that say "I Support Open Access", I realized how many of us are employed in the business of creating open access to scholarship and research data. Just thinking about all of my colleagues who are digitizing the painstakingly gathered election data that comprise the "A New Nation Votes: American Election Returns 1787-1825" project makes me proud; we are creating a vital research collection for historians, and jobs for us. Huzzah for open access, I say!)

Open Access Week October 22-28: Set the Default to Open Access