The links section is intentionally similar to Reddit, a link and news sharing site cofounded by Aaron Swartz. OpenBehavioralScience.org is dedicated to the memory of Aaron, a technology prodigy who was a fierce advocate for public access to scientific research and author of the Guerilla Open Access Manifesto. Aaron committed suicide in 2013 after two years of harassment from federal prosecutors. He was facing up to $1 million in fines and 35 years in prison for the heinous crime of downloading a large number of academic journal articles. Watch his story here.
The OER Degree Initiative will create degree programs that utilize openly licensed learning materials, eliminating the purchase of expensive textbooks and saving community college students thousands of dollars