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David Willetts on Access to Research [Audio]

David Willetts speaking at the Access to Research launch event

by @jack_millner

Listen to Minister of State for Universities and Science David Willetts speaking at the launch event for Access to Research on 3 February 2014 , a scheme designed to provide access to thousands of scientific papers to users of local local libraries.

Click here for a more detailed explanation of what access to research is by the BBC.

Here is a video interview with David Willetts about the scheme, produced by Access to Research:

Access to Research – David Willetts QnA from Access to Research on Vimeo.

Here is a blog post about the event itself by the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers, with some quotes and photos from the event and some more information about the scheme.

Click here to see Peer Review Watch’s liveblog of the event by @shivalibest

I also put together a Storify round-up of my own tweets and others using the #accesstoresearch hashtag at the event. You can view this here.
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