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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
New Alliances in Scholarly Publishing
(Canadian Library Association, 2003)
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 ...
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 & 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 ...
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 ...