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What would the cost of your last term paper be without library access?
In honour of Open Access Week 2014, I asked the question, “What would the cost of your last term paper be without library access?”. I strategically chose to parse the Works Cited section for a paper I wrote in December ...
Supplementing Traditional Ways of Measuring Scholarly Impact: The Altmetrics Way
The paper explores the importance of the Altmetric Attention Score (AAS) and York researchers’ awareness and perceptions of scholarly metrics and their impact. The top 100 papers with high Altmetric Attention Scores from ...
Citation data has commonly been used by funders and administrators as a way to measure the quality and impact of research. The use of these data for this purpose is controversial since these measures disadvantage the ...
New Alliances in Scholarly Publishing
(Canadian Library Association, 2003)
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 ...
This presentation will begin with a discussion of scholarly communications issues from the author's point of view. Tools and strategies to help authors manage their rights will be introduced.