Three Things Students Can Do Now to Promote Open Access


The open access movement is a long-standing campaign in the world of research to make scholarly works freely available and reusable. Today, students and citizens face barriers accessing information they need; professors have a harder time reviewing and teaching the state of the art; and cutting-edge research remains hidden behind paywalls, depriving it of the visibility it deserves.

The good news is that the open access movement is changing all this, and you can help.

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EFF is leading the fight against the NSA's illegal mass surveillance program. Learn more about what the program is, how it works, and what you can do.

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We're glad to see that adoption of HTTPS encryption has skyrocketed. h/t @PardonSnowden

Oct 20 @ 12:42pm

The Student Privacy Pledge stops short of fully protecting students and their information.

Oct 20 @ 10:44am

Snowden's effect on tech? People have adopted better security habits.

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