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    • Astronomy Education and Outreach in a Large Urban University 

      Fernandez, Leila (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 ...
    • CIHR Policy & Opening Access to CIHR funded projects: Jun 2009 

      Fernandez, Leila; Nariani, Rajiv; Salmon, Marcia (2009-06-17)
      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 ...
    • CIHR Policy & Public Access to CIHR funded research: Jan 2010  

      Nariani, Rajiv; Salmon, Marcia; Fernandez, Leila (2010-02-19)
      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 

      Fernandez, Leila (2011-02-24)
      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 ...
    • New Alliances in Scholarly Publishing 

      Fernandez, Leila (Canadian Library Association, 2003)
    • No time to scale back: gleaning best practices for library involvement in scholarly communication in Canadian research libraries. 

      Fernandez, Leila; Burpee, K. Jane (2013-12-05)
      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 ...
    • Open Access Funds: A Canadian Library Survey 

      Fernandez, Leila; Nariani, Rajiv (2011)
      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 ...
    • Open Access Initiatives in India - an Evaluation 

      Fernandez, Leila (2006-06-12)
      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 ...
    • Open Access Initiatives in India: an Evaluation 

      Fernandez, Leila (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 ...
    • Open Access Publishing 

      Fernandez, Leila; Salmon, Marcia (2007-12-18)
      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 ...
    • Open Access Publishing: What Authors Want 

      Nariani, Rajiv; Fernandez, Leila (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 ...
    • Promoting Open Digital Scholarship: A Canadian Library Perspective 

      Fernandez, Leila; Nariani, Rajiv; Salmon, Marcia (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 ...
    • Promoting Public Access Policies – A New Role for Librarians 

      Fernandez, Leila; Nariani, Rajiv; Salmon, Marcia (2010-06-18)
      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 ...
    • Road to Open Access in the Sciences: Exploring publishing trends in OA journals at York University 

      Nariani, Rajiv; Fernandez, Leila (2010-06-14)
      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 ...
    • Scholarly Communication in the Sciences--A Third World Perspective 

      Fernandez, Leila (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 ...
    • A study of Canadian authorship in selected SPARC Alternative journals in the early years after their introduction 

      Dupuis, John; Fernandez, Leila (2007-11-22)
      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 ...
    • User Perceptions of Current Awareness Services: a Faculty Survey 

      Fernandez, Leila (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 ...

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