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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Open Access Initiatives in India - an Evaluation
Developing countries have embraced open access with a view to promote visibility of research done in these regions. Open access initiatives described in this paper are based on interviews with information professionals ...
CIHR Policy & Opening Access to CIHR funded projects: Jun 2009
The Faculty of Health Research Office and York librarians are conducting a mini-workshop to describe the CIHR open access policy and to demonstrate how to deposit your manuscripts into the YorkSpace repository. Examples ...
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 ...
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 ...
Promoting Open Digital Scholarship: A Canadian Library Perspective
(The Energy Resources Institute, 2010-02)
Librarians at York University have developed a stepwise approach to promote open access among faculty. Recent policy by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research requiring public access to outputs arising out of funded ...
No time to scale back: gleaning best practices for library involvement in scholarly communication in Canadian research libraries.
An in-depth understanding of librarian roles in scholarly communication and the organizational structure in which they operate has not been fully investigated within Canadian research institutions. We report the results ...