Many universities have begun new initiatives to attract students that are excited about technical freedom and open source

Posted on: Sun, 2019-11-10 - 20:07 By: admin

Michigan Tech just launched a virtual one-stop free shop for all things open-source on campus. Given their mandate to "attract students that are excited about technical freedom and open source," many universities have started a new front in the battle for educational supremacy. Unlike conventional warfare, this is a battle that benefits the public. The more universities share using the open-source paradigm, the faster technology moves forward with all of its concomitant benefits.

Michigan Tech is hardly alone with major initiatives across a broad swath of academia. Open access databases like Academia, OSF preprints, ResearchGate, PrePrints, and Science Open swell with millions of free, open access, peer-reviewed articles.

See https://opensource.com/article/19/11/open-source-universities

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Michigan Tech just launched opensource.mtu.edu, a virtual one-stop free shop for all things open source on campus. According to their site, Tech Today:

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