Elizabeth Churchill, Mark Vanderbeeken
In May 2008 Harvard's Law School announced it would open access to the intellectual content created by its faculty members. This means content that is produced by faculty at Harvard will be available for us all to read. A driving issue behind this turn of events is the cost of academic journals. Certainly the costs are prohibitive for most individuals. But it's sobering to note that fewer and fewer libraries can afford to stock titles that are directly relevant to academic courses. The university's blog post states, "the faculty voted to make each faculty member's scholarly articles available online…
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