Wednesday, January 21, 2009

R. Preston McAfee named SPARC Innovator

R. Preston McAfee, J. Stanley Johnson Professor of Business, Economics and Management, has been named the newest SPARC innovator for his pioneering contributions to the Open Educational Resources movement and passionate advocacy for Open Access. In 2006, McAfee was the first to publish a complete textbook, Introduction to Economic Analysis, and make it openly available online as well as in CaltechBOOK, one of the constituent repositories in Caltech CODA (Collection of Open Digital Archives).

SPARC, the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition, is an international alliance of academic and research libraries working to correct imbalances in the scholarly publishing system.

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