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Open Access the key to ivory towers

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One Australian university is pushing the boundaries of unrestricted access to its scholarly research.

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Changing publishing models and content types.

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Cost of hybrid

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One reason for an historically low uptake of hybrid options could be the high cost. In order to obtain some perspective, let’s consider first fully open access journals. As noted elsewhere on this ...
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Some reasons why hybrid OA is excessively expensive.

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Open access 2013: A year of gaining momentum | Absolutely Maybe, Scientific American Blog Network

Open access 2013: A year of gaining momentum | Absolutely Maybe, Scientific American Blog Network | GU Open Access Publishing | Scoop.it
Was this the year open access for science reached critical mass?

One hypothesis suggests that a transformative group needs to reach one-third to be prominent and persisting.

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An overview of Open Access worldwide during 2013.
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PressPausePlay Sneak Peek #1 - Seth Godin

Visit http://www.presspauseplay.com for more info, screening dates, and sneak peeks. Here is a sneak peek #1 of the documentary PressPausePlay, a film about hope,…
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Seth Godin on self publishing and making his book, "Unleashing the Ideavirus", available as an e-book as well as openly accessible.  This was back in 2000.  13 years later, book publishers are still resisting the  idea of open access, and new publishing models for OA monograph publishing like Freemium, Knowledge Unlatched and crowdsourcing are only just being explored.

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World wide web creator sees open access future for academic publishing

World wide web creator sees open access future for academic publishing | GU Open Access Publishing | Scoop.it
Activists pushing for free, open access to academic papers will eventually defeat publishers who seek to lock scholarly findings behind paywalls, the founder of the world wide web said today.Sir Tim…
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"Sir Tim Berners-Lee, who revolutionised the way we access information on the internet through the creation of the world wide web over 20 years ago, has been a vocal proponent for making data freely available while also protecting people’s privacy."

 

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Open Peer Review by a Selected-Papers Network

Open Peer Review by a Selected-Papers Network | GU Open Access Publishing | Scoop.it
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An interesting model for open peer review within a selected community.  If we are going to change publishing models, we will also need to change how the peer review process works.

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del-fi — Officially Entering

del-fi — Officially Entering | GU Open Access Publishing | Scoop.it
Officially Entering
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John Wilbanks summarising the current situation in the Open Access debate.  Advocates that the next step is for Publishers to change their business models.

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Altmetrics: What, Why and Where? Bulletin April/May 2013


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Sustainability of open-access services

"This report is the third in a series which examines issues relating to the economic sustainability of critical infrastructure services that support the operation and growth of open-access dissemination of scholarly and scientific research. This report is intended to guide funders and project planners in constructing and coordinating collective funding models capable of supporting open-access infrastructure resources."


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PDF version available here: http://www.sparc.arl.org/sites/default/files/collective-provision-of-oa-services.pdf

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Analysis of funder Open Access policies around the world « SPARC Europe

Analysis of funder Open Access policies around the world « SPARC Europe | GU Open Access Publishing | Scoop.it

"We have analysed 51 mandatory funder polices listed in the ROARMAP registry (http://roarmap.eprints.org) according to which routes to OA the policy specifies. The results at 10 February 2013 are shown below."


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Open Access to Scholarly Literature and How to Achieve It ~ Policy by the Numbers

Open Access to Scholarly Literature and How to Achieve It (RT @AmSciForum: http://t.co/ZUMKxUWZ Policy by the Numbers: #OpenAccess to Scholarly Literature- How to Achieve It #oa #rcuk #finchreport ...
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AnimalGarden at the Serpentine Marathon ("Walled Gardens"))

A toy-animal photocomic movie created from a slideshow at the Serpentine Marathon 2011 - theme "Walled Gardens" organised by David Rowan (WIRED).
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A salutary lesson from Peter Murray-Rust, champion of Open Research.

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Testing the Finch Hypothesis on Green OA Mandate Effectiveness

The data supports the need for stronger Green Open Access mandates, contrary to the Finch Report, as well as the integration of institutional and funder mandates.

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Why I Don't Care About Open Access to Research—and Why You Should

Why I Don't Care About Open Access to Research—and Why You Should | GU Open Access Publishing | Scoop.it

A reOpen access to research papers doesn't mean much to researchers, but the government hopes it'll serve a greater good.

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A researcher's view, the tide towards open access is turning.

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Fixing the academic publishing model

Fixing the academic publishing model | GU Open Access Publishing | Scoop.it
The recent article in the SMH raises a series of interesting issues. The first is that the article is clearly highly supportive of the existing system for publishing academic work. The current syst...
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An academic getting to the root of the problem, "fix the academic publishing model".

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Open Access the key to ivory towers

Open Access the key to ivory towers | GU Open Access Publishing | Scoop.it
One Australian university is pushing the boundaries of unrestricted access to its scholarly research.

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Changing publishing models and content types.

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OA-Clauses-in-Publishers-Licenses.pdf

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From http://librarylearningspace.com/open-access-clauses-in-publishers-licenses-report-of-international-task-force/

"The report presents the results of a review of licenses that secure the rights for authors and/or their institutions to deposit published articles into an OA repository."

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Walking in quicksand – keeping up with copyright agreements

As any repository manager will tell you, one of the biggest headaches for providing open access to research materials is complying with publisher agreements. Most publishers will allow some form of...
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A short summary of the big publishers' copyright agreements and what we are and aren't allowed to put up in our institutional repository.

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Open Data, Creative Destruction and Money

Open Data, Creative Destruction and Money | GU Open Access Publishing | Scoop.it
Nearly three years ago, I wrote an article exploring why at that time there were no billion-dollar companies (since then, Red Hat has finally broken through this barrier). Here's the key point: open source solutions save money for customers by...
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Open data, the next challenge to overcome and how it will help the economy.

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Open publishing is happening – the only question is how

Tectonic shifts are happening in the way scientific research is done.
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Indication of a change from "should we" to "HOW do we".

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UTas ePrints - Recent developments in Open Access

UTas ePrints - Recent developments in Open Access | GU Open Access Publishing | Scoop.it

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The road ahead for OA...

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A Journey to Open Access - Part 4

A Journey to Open Access - Part 4 | GU Open Access Publishing | Scoop.it

"The Finch Report and RCUK’s Open Access Policy In the UK, the JISC organization has long pioneered the exploration of different models of open access and, in particular, the role of institutional repositories"


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Neither Green nor Gold

Neither Green nor Gold | GU Open Access Publishing | Scoop.it

Text mining, open data and open access publishing all hang together as the emerging future for research across a wide range of disciplines – the “Fourth Paradigm”.


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What is open access and why should we care?

What is open access and why should we care? | GU Open Access Publishing | Scoop.it
The issue of open access to research findings has been in the media for a number of reasons lately, some positive – the release of the Australian Research Council’s (ARC) open access policy – and some…...
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A different approach for Australia through policy change and self archiving in institutional repositories.

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ARC Open Access Policy - Australian Research Council (ARC)

The ARC has introduced a new open access policy for ARC funded research which takes effect from 1 January 2013. According to this new policy the ARC requires that any publications arising from an ARC supported research project must be deposited into an open access institutional repository within a twelve (12) month period from the date of publication.
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Support for Open Access from the Australian Research Council (ARC) effective for new funding rules and agreements after Jan 1 2013.

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