Open Access

Opening up medical education: Is this the first Open Access video series of Grand Rounds?

Submitted by Tarek Loubani on November 11, 2011 - 22:30

This week, the Division of Emergency Medicine in London, Ontario, Canada, released our first video from grand rounds. There's really nothing new about the idea - well-done archives of grand rounds videos truly are a dime a dozen. But - to my knowledge - we are the first program to make the videos available under an Open Access, Creative Commons license (in our case, By Attribution, ShareAlike).

Welcome to OM blog

Submitted by Dean Giustini on April 18, 2007 - 19:33

Welcome to the Open Medicine (OM) blog - a new interactive information and discussion forum for readers of our Journal. Our blog is a place to visit, share and learn something new. Please tell your friends about us.

Open medicine is born

Submitted by Dean Giustini on April 18, 2007 - 17:42

This is a good day for academic librarians who want to be equal partners in the academic enterprise. Open access (OA) librarians who have followed this story will be pleased to hear that Open Medicine - a peer-reviewed, independent, international medical journal supporting academic freedom - was launched today.

Open access to medical knowledge matters

Submitted by Dean Giustini on April 17, 2007 - 16:45

As an open access (OA) librarian, I would like to share my thoughts about the principles of open access that I value in my chosen profession. First, open access to scholarly information in the digital world is not only a core value for me, but for many librarians. It's in our DNA (well, I am a medical librarian).