Here’s a reblog that’s worth checking out.  OER Research Hub fellow Bill Meinke makes the case for open models of research, dissemination and education with the help of some nice (although possibly a bit contentious) graphics to explain the potential benefits of open policies.

Public Access to Publicly Funded Materials: What Could Be – Creative Commons.

*EDIT* I was perhaps distracted by the pretty pictures but although Bill’s name is at the top of the article it was actually the work of Teresa Sempere García and Timothy Vollmer.