Why open access should be a key issue for university leaders

Here’s a great article by Martin Hall, VC at Salford and new(ish) chair at Jisc. Hall is a long-time advocate of open access and open data, and has spoken at a couple of events the DCC organised in conjunction with Salford.

“These massive digital data flows are the new raw materials for research. For highly complex problems such as climate change, epidemiology, financial stability and space exploration, access to global big data is already a basic condition for research to take place at all.”


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