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Open Access Bibliography: Liberating Scholarly Literature with E-Prints and Open Access Journals

  title={Open Access Bibliography: Liberating Scholarly Literature with E-Prints and Open Access Journals},
  author={Bailey and W. Charles},
The Open Access Bibliography: Liberating Scholarly Literature with E-Prints and Open Access Journals provides an overview of open access concepts, and it presents over 1,300 selected English-language books, conference papers (including some digital video presentations), debates, editorials, e-prints, journal and magazine articles, news articles, technical reports, and other printed and electronic sources that are useful in understanding the open access movement's efforts to provide free access… Expand
Riding the Wave of Open Access: Providing Library Research Support for Scholarly Publishing Literacy
Researchers are experiencing intense pressures to publish and increase research outputs. Recently many research funders have introduced policies and mandates related to open access, which haveExpand
Self-archiving and the Copyright Transfer Agreements of ISI-ranked library and information science journals
The stances of publishers as expressed in the Copyright Transfer Agreements of the LIS journals toward self-archiving, the practice of depositing digital copies of one's works in an Open Archives Initiative (OAI)-compliant open access repository, are examined. Expand
Self-archiving and the Copyright Transfer Agreements of ISI-ranked library and information science journals
  • A. Coleman
  • Computer Science
  • J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol.
  • 2007
Given the ambivalence of journal publishers, the communities might be better off by self-archiving in open access archives and strategically building an LIS information commons through a society-led global scholarly communication consortium. Expand
Review Symposium: The Access Principle: The Case for Open Access to Research and Scholarship
This Review Symposium is devoted to John Willinsky’s book The Access Principle: the case for open access to research and scholarship. It opens with an Introduction by Michael A. Peters, thenExpand
Citation impact of Open Access journals
There is quite a uniform way about methodology of citation counts and substantial research about motivation for URL citations to LIS articles, according to a literature review of the main research about citation impact of Open Access journals. Expand
Electronic Books: A Bibliography
This bibliography provides references of the published literature on e-books and related technologies in one source so that it will save time for others in conducting literature searches and reviewing the developments. Expand
Open Access to Knowledge and Challenges in Digital Libraries
This chapter highlights the concept of open access to knowledge and its benefits and the challenges of digital libraries through the information technologies in e-print repositories for use inExpand
Open Access and Closed Discourses: Constructing Open Access as a 'Development' Issue
This thesis investigates the connection between open access – the free online availability and distribution of scientific and scholarly publications – and the ‘developing world’ from a post-Expand
The Role of Reference Librarians in Institutional Repositories
Purpose – This paper proposes explaining institutional repositories (IRs) and open access, discussing the relationship of open access to IRs, and examining the possible roles of reference librariansExpand
Digital Librarians and the Challenges of Open Access to Knowledge: The Michael Okpara University of Agriculture (MOUAU) Library Experience
The state of open access in MOUAU is examined, discussing the challenges confronting the managers (digital librarians) and the purpose of digital libraries, which are an emerging concept in Nigeria. Expand


Metalist of Open Access E-print Archives: the Genesis of Institutional Archives and Independent Services
This list and its categorisation gives a broad overview of the structure, size and progress of full-text open access eprint archives. Expand
How Dynamic E-journals can Interconnect Open Access Archives
Influential scientists are urging journal publishers to free their published works so they can be accessed in comprehensive digital archives. That would create the opportunity for new services thatExpand
E-prints and the Open Archive Initiative - opportunities for libraries.
The culture of the ‘invisible university’ and the enabling electronic environment coupled with the crisis in scholarly communication has been the impetus for two new initiatives: alternativeExpand
The impact of OAI-based search on access to research journal papers
This paper outlines why institutional and national policies mandating the self-archiving of all funded research output in open access archives are beneficial to researchers, their institutions, funders, and to research itself. Expand
Open Publishing: How publishers are reacting
Publishers are all in favour of maximising access to works of scholarship; it's good for authors, and it's good for journals. Open Access is not all or nothing - there are a variety of ways in whichExpand
Impact of prior electronic publication on manuscript consideration policies of scholarly journals
The purpose of this research was to study current policies and practices of scholarly journals on evaluating manuscripts for publication that had been previously published electronically. VariousExpand
Proxy Searching of Non-Searchable and Poorly Searchable Open Access Archives of Digital Scholarly Journals
Both types of archives can be searched using as a proxy the advanced options of some of the Web-wide search engines, such as Google, AllTheWeb and WiseNut, which spider the open access sites hosting the archives of full-text articles in HTML, Word and/or PDF format. Expand
Wellcome to fund publication in open-access journals
  • D. Butler
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Nature
  • 2003
Free Access and the Future of Copyright
In the past, free distribution of copyrighted content was rare and was usually performed in the service of advertising or politics. Today, the ease of digital copying and distribution has enabledExpand
Scholary Publication and Copyright in Networked Electronic Publishing
  • L. Gasaway
  • Computer Science, Engineering
  • Libr. Trends
  • 1995
New models of copyright ownership and management can be developed for electronic publishing of scholarly works and research results that will provide greater control to the faculty author, ease the distribution and permissions process for the use of copyrighted works in teaching and research, and ultimately will reduce costs to universities which currently must repurchase faculty-produced works from commercial publishers. Expand