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Open access : key strategic, technical and economic aspects

Author: Neil Jacobs
Publisher: Oxford, England : Chandos Publishing, 2006. ©2006
Series: Chandos information professional series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book brings together many of the worlds leading open access experts to provide an analysis of the key strategic, technical and economic aspects on the topic of open access. Open access to research papers is perhaps a defining debate for publishers, librarians, university managers and many researchers within the international academic community. Starting with a description of the current situation and its  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Open access : key strategic, technical and economic aspects.
Oxford, England : Chandos Publishing, ©2006
xvii, 243 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Jacobs
ISBN: 9781780632117 1780632118
OCLC Number: 874158295
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (262 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Part 1. Open Access --
History, Definitions and Rationale --
Overview of scholarly communication --
What is open access --
Open access: a symptom and a promise --
Economic costs of toll access --
The impact loss to authors and research --
The technology of open access --
Part 2. Open Access and Researchers ---
The culture of open access: researchers's views and responses --
Opening access by overcoming Zenos paralysis --
Researchers and institutional repositories --
Part 3. Open access and other participants --
Open access to the research literature: a funders perspective --
Business models in open access publishing --
Learned society business models and open access --
Open all hours? Institutional models for open access --
Part 4. The position around the world --
DARE also means dare: institutional repository status in the Netherlands as of early 2006 --
Open access in the USA --
Towards open access to UK research --
Open access in Australia --
Open access in India --
Part 5. The future --
Open competition: beyond human reader-centric views of scholarly literatures --
The open research web.
Series Title: Chandos information professional series.
Responsibility: edited by Neil Jacobs.

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