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Open access : key strategic, technical and economic aspects

Open access : key strategic, technical and economic aspects

Author: Neil Jacobs
Publisher: Oxford : Chandos, 2006.
Series: Chandos information professional series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This work provides an analysis of the key strategic, technical and economic aspects of open access. It defines the different varieties available and addresses misunderstandings which the term sometimes gives rise to. It also looks at current initiatives worldwide, including the USA, UK, India and Brazil.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Open access.
Oxford : Chandos, 2006
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Jacobs
ISBN: 1843342049 9781843342045 1843342030 9781843342038
OCLC Number: 64098406
Description: xvii, 243 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part 1. Open access : history, definitions and rationale. Overview of scholarly communication / Alma Swan --
What is open access? / Charles W. Bailey, Jr. --
Open access : a sympton and a promise / Jean-Claude Guédon --
Economic costs of toll access / Andrew Odlyzko --
The impact loss to authors and research / Michael Kurtz and Tim Brody --
The technology of open access / Chris Awre --
Part 2. Open access and researchers. The culture of open access : researchers' views and responses / Alma Swan --
Opening access by overcoming Zeno's paralysis / Stevan Harnad --
Researchers and institutional repositories / Arthur Sale --
Part 3. Open access and other participants. Open access to the research literature : a funder's perspective / Robert Terry and Robert Kiley --
Business models in open access publishing / Matthew Cockerill --
Learned society business models and open access / Mary Waltham --
Open all hours? Institutional models for open access / Colin Steele --
Part 4. The position around the world. DARE also means dare : institutional repository status in the Netherlands as of early 2006 / Leo Waaijers --
Open access in the USA / Peter Suber --
Towards open access to UK research / Frederick J. Friend --
Open access in Australia / John Shipp --
Open access in India / D.K. Sahu and Ramesh C. Parmar --
Part 5. The future. Open computation : beyond human reader-centric views of scholarly literatures / Clifford Lynch --
The open research Web / Nigel Shadbolt [and others].
Series Title: Chandos information professional series.
Responsibility: edited by Neil Jacobs.


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