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Stanford scholar celebrates Western culture’s open-access tradition

Stanford Professor John Willinsky’s new book traces the history of intellectual property rights dating from medieval times. (Image credit: Graduate School of Education)

Feb 22 2018

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Faculty, In the News

Article written by Barbara Wilcox

The move toward “open access” to research and scholarship, far from being a modern digital-age creation, has roots in the West that date back to medieval times, writes a Stanford education scholar. John Willinsky’s new book explains how learning has long benefited from efforts to increase its circulation.

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