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Scholarly Communication in the Sciences--A Third World Perspective
(The Haworth Press, 1999)
A study was undertaken to assess the impact of the Internet on scientific communication among a group of scientists and information professionals from leading research institutions in India. The object of the study was ...
Road to Open Access in the Sciences: Exploring publishing trends in OA journals at York University
Academic freedom and openness are the hallmarks of scholarship. Scientific progress is being impeded due to inadequate access to research which ironically is being conducted collaboratively with global researchers. As ...
New Alliances in Scholarly Publishing
(Canadian Library Association, 2003)
Astronomy Education and Outreach in a Large Urban University
(Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 2010-02-17)
Citizen science and public participation in astronomy has received an impetus in the Internet age. Education and community outreach can play an important role in providing the stimulus for this participation. The International ...
Open Access Publishing: What Authors Want
(Association of College and Research Libraries, 2012-03)
Campus-based open access author funds are being considered by many academic libraries as a way to support authors publishing in open access journals. Article processing fees for open access have been introduced recently ...
The Evolution of Scientific Publishing
Scientific publishing is undergoing rapid change. A new generation of users is having an impact on how research is being disseminated. Whereas interdisciplinary approaches are becoming more prevalent in research, specialized ...
Promoting Public Access Policies – A New Role for Librarians
The Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) with its public access policy has joined a host of other granting agencies requiring researchers to provide open access to their research outputs. To help researchers ...
Open Access Publishing
The presentation will begin with a definition of open access and an outline of its benefits. We will then go on to explain the two roads to open access and the ten flavours of open access as discussed by John Willinsky in ...
User Perceptions of Current Awareness Services: a Faculty Survey
(Science & Technology Section, Association of College & Reserach Libraries, 2002)
A survey was sent out to science faculty at York University to determine researchers' use of current awareness services. Responses indicate that faculty use a variety of approaches to keep up to date with their research ...
Open Access Funds: A Canadian Library Survey
A survey of Canadian research libraries was conducted to determine the extent of funding support for open access publications in these institutions. Results indicate that there is substantial support for open access ...