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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 ...
A study of Canadian authorship in selected SPARC Alternative journals in the early years after their introduction
The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) is an initiative of the Association of Research Libraries. In 1998 SPARC introduced the Alternative Program working with partners to launch new journals ...
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 ...
New Alliances in Scholarly Publishing
(Canadian Library Association, 2003)
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 ...
CIHR Policy & Public Access to CIHR funded research: Jan 2010
Science librarians, Leila Fernandez, Rajiv Nariani & Marcia Salmon covered the following topics: - Finding journals which comply with CIHR Public Access Policy for Research Outputs - York Libraries support for Article ...
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 ...
Open Access Initiatives in India: an Evaluation
(The Partnership, 2006-12-19)
Developing countries have embraced open access with a view to promoting visibility of research done in these regions. Open access initiatives described in this paper are based on interviews with information professionals ...