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Open access "lobby" attacks Elsevier

Open access "lobby" attacks Elsevier | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

Academic, library and technology organisations are denouncing a new sharing and hosting policy adopted last month by publisher Elsevier, saying it undermines open access policies at universities and prevents authors from sharing their work.


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Bernard Rentier's curator insight, May 27, 2015 10:44 AM
Alicia WISE may pretend being surprised by the reaction of "the Open Access Lobby", the new Elsevier policy is meant to intimidate researchers and to combat the rise of institutional repositories which are, from now on, unavoidable, mind her.
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Getting Open Access Embargoes Right: Rational Policy Must Be Evidence-Based

Getting Open Access Embargoes Right: Rational Policy Must Be Evidence-Based | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

A new study, out today, takes a broad look at the usage lives of scholarly journal articles. The information it contains is vital for achieving the balance necessary for Green OA policies to work. (...) - by David Crotty, the scholarly kitchen, Dec 18 , 2013

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Open Access and the Public Purse

Last year, we were introduced to a “Draft Tri-Agency Open Access Policy,” put forward by NSERC and SSHRC to harmonize their requirements with the CIHR. Under this policy, all peer-reviewed journal articles based on research funded by these councils must be made available through Open Access (OA), free and online. Researchers could either publish in a journal that is OA or has OA options, or deposit the article in an OA repository within twelve months of publication. There is much to applaud here, particularly for those of us who have long supported OA as a means of making our work more widely available to international research communities that cannot afford increasingly high journal subscription fees or Canadians who are not physically within reach of a university library. (...) - Academic Matters, by Julia M. Wright, July 28th, 2014

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