Peter Suber

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Peter Suber, leader of the Open Access Movement, is the Open Access Project Director at Public Knowledge, a public-interest advocacy group in Washington D.C.



"Peter Suber's Public Knowledge has been focusing on information policy. Suber is also a Research Professor of Philosophy at Earlham College and Senior Researcher at the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC). He has a Ph.D. in philosophy and a J.D. from Northwestern University. He is the author of the SPARC Open Access Newsletter and editor of the Open Access News weblog. He was the principal drafter of the Budapest Open Access Initiative, and sits on the Steering Committee of the Scientific Information Working Group of the U.N. World Summit on the Information Society, the Publishing Working Group of Science Commons, the Advisory Board of American Library Association Information Commons, and the Board of Governors of the International Consortium for the Advancement of Academic Publishing. Lingua Franca magazine named him one of "Academia's 20 Most Wired Faculty" in 1999. He has been active in promoting open access for many years through his research, speaking, and writing."

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For more details, see his home page.

Interview: Peter Suber on the Open Access Movement