Open Access Publishing: OR 2014 Keynote speaker, Erin McKiernan
The Open Repositories conference heard an inspiring call to action for researchers from Erin McKiernan, researcher in Medical Sciences at the National Institute of Public Health in Mexico. McKiernan is an advocate for Open Access publishing in addition to her work in experimental and theoretical neuroscience.
McKiernan says Open Access is particularly important for students and researcher in institutions where cost is a significant barrier to accessing scholarly publications and research data. She blogs about her work and her passions at http://emckiernan.wordpress.com/.