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Research data management and libraries: Current activities and future priorities
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This paper reports research carried out at the end of 2012 to survey UK universities to understand in detail the ways in which libraries are currently involved in research data management and the extent to which the development of research data Management services is a strategic priority for them. Expand
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The changing role of subject librarians in academic libraries
  • S. Pinfield
  • Sociology, Computer Science
  • J. Libr. Inf. Sci.
  • 1 March 2001
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Discusses the roles that subject librarians (or ‘subject specialists’) play in contemporary UK academic libraries. Expand
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Developments in research data management in academic libraries: Towards an understanding of research data service maturity
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This article reports an international study of research data management (RDM) activities, services, and capabilities in higher education libraries. Expand
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Research Data Management and Libraries: Relationships, Activities, Drivers and Influences
The management of research data is now a major challenge for research organisations. Vast quantities of born-digital data are being produced in a wide variety of forms at a rapid rate inExpand
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Open‐access repositories worldwide, 2005–2012: Past growth, current characteristics, and future possibilities
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This paper reviews the worldwide growth of open‐access (OA) repositories, 2005 to 2012, using data collected by the OpenDOAR project. Expand
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Open-access mega-journals: The future of scholarly communication or academic dumping ground? A review
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This paper presents a review of the literature of OAMJs structured around four defining characteristics: scale, disciplinary scope, peer review policy, and economic model. Expand
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A mandate to self archive? The role of open access institutional repositories
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This paper argues that the best way to achieve major improvements in scholarly communication in the short and medium term is to make it mandatory to deposit research papers in open access institutional repositories. Expand
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Mapping the future of academic libraries: a report for SCONUL
Academic libraries currently operate within and contribute to a rapidly changing environment. Being aware of what is changing and ensuring that libraries can continue to play a useful role inExpand
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The “total cost of publication” in a hybrid open‐access environment: Institutional approaches to funding journal article‐processing charges in combination with subscriptions
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As open‐access (OA) publishing funded by article‐processing charges (APCs) becomes more widely accepted, academic institutions need to be aware of the “total cost of publication” (TCP), comprising subscription costs plus APCs and additional administration costs. Expand
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Is scholarly publishing going from crisis to crisis?
  • S. Pinfield
  • Economics, Computer Science
  • Learn. Publ.
  • 1 April 2013
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This paper argues that it is probable that the operation of the market for academic journals will be improved by gold OA compared with the traditional subscription model because of APC price competition and greater market transparency. Expand
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