Author: xgarethjohnson
I’m currently a PhD student at Nottingham Trent University based in the College of Arts and Humanities and attached to the Dept of English, Culture and Media. I'm looking into the cultural effects and affects of open access (OA), access to knowledge (A2K) within the HE environment. Previous to this I've worked as a repository manager, Chair of UKCoRR and as project officer for the Repositories Support project. I'm blogging about the Repository Fringe very much from the doctoral student perspective, rather than the working academic or repository manager. I'll also be tweeting extensively about it I suspect. Find me on twiter as @llordllama.

(Open) Heaven is a Place on Earth – or How to Get to Utopia Without Really Trying

Today we bring you a guest post from Gareth J Johnson (@llordllama) on the Open Access and Academia  Round Table led by Gareth and Dominic Tate on Thursday 1st August. Gareth is a former repository manager and is currently working towards a PhD that

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Reflecting Back on the Fringe

I’ve written elsewhere about my hopes and expectations prior to attending the event as a whole, and you can read about the sessions in full on the Fringe Blog, should you wish to get a taste of the whole event.  Since there have been

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The Fringe Is Nigh, But I’m Holding On

Since I promised to write an entry or two for the RepoFringe blog I thought I’d best get on with it. For those of you who don’t know me the short form is I’m a doctoral student based at Nottingham

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