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Dave Dempsey

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14. 1. 2013 - 11:00

Today's Webtip: PDFTribute

Academics pay tribute to Aaron Swartz by sharing their works. Because sharing is caring.

You might have been hearing a lot about Aaron Swartz recently. His death has brought many troublesome issues back to light, chief amongst them the issue of openness and academic publishing.


To understand the bid W's around this, you might want to first read something from the EFF about Aaron. That background information might make it easier to understand why people have decided to post links to their academic papers as a form of tribute to him.

You can either check out #PDFtribute on or you can skip straight to the links by going to