Open Access

When thinking about open and free there are important questions to be asked around issues of access. From a theoretical and regulatory perspective, assumptions around terms like ‘open’ and ‘free’ should be critiqued and challenged regularly.  The system of scholarly knowledge production needs to be critically reflective in practice and active in championing equitable access…

Open and Free

Since its inception the guiding vision and principle for the World Wide Web has been to create an open and free space for people to share information and knowledge. However, in today’s world, information has become big business.   Despite the existence of open source technologies and the aspirations of many to utilise digital technologies to…