Institutional Repositories, Open Access and Copyright: What Are the Practices and Implications?

  title={Institutional Repositories, Open Access and Copyright: What Are the Practices and Implications?},
  author={Patricia H. Dawson and Sharon Q. Yang},
  journal={Science \& Technology Libraries},
  pages={279 - 294}
ABSTRACT A number of factors are driving open access to full-text journals: constantly rising prices of journal and database subscriptions, granting agencies requirements for recipients to submit their research publications into open access repositories, and pressure on libraries to create Institutional Repositories (IR) to promote the institutions’ reputations. Research proves that open access promotes the dissemination and use of scholarly works and citations for authors. This article… 
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