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MIT TechTV – Open Access

"In a new video, two philosophers, Professor Richard Holton, Chair of the MIT Faculty Open Access Working Group, and Peter Suber, author of the MIT Press book Open Access, discuss the significance of open access to research, and the MIT Faculty Open Access Policy."

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OpenAccess@StAndrews: Interesting times for open access repositories

OpenAccess@StAndrews: Interesting times for open access repositories | Open Access News from the RSP team | Scoop.it

"The UKCoRR (The United Kingdom Council of Research Repositories) held its annual meeting at Teesside University on 9th November 2012. After a summer of high visibility for open access issues and recent activies during Open Access Week, the introduction by UKCoRR Chair Yvonne Buddon was aptly titled "Living in interesting times?"."

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Green or gold? Open access after Finch

"There is now a broad consensus, that includes for-profit publishers, that open access is the
way of the future. The debate – and disagreement – is about the policies that are best suited
to steering this transition."

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Europe PubMed Central - About - UK PubMed Central

Europe PubMed Central - About - UK PubMed Central | Open Access News from the RSP team | Scoop.it

From 1 November 2012, UK PubMed Central (UKPMC) will be called Europe PubMed Central (Europe PMC). UKPMC is a free, online information resource for biomedical and health researchers.

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Supporting Digital Scholarship: Bibliographic Control, Library Cooperatives and Open Access Repositories

Supporting Digital Scholarship: Bibliographic Control, Library Cooperatives and Open Access Repositories | Open Access News from the RSP team | Scoop.it

This chapter examines [the] assets in the context of changing library collections, new metadata sources and methods, open access repositories, digital scholarship and the purposes of research libraries.

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Copyright Clearance Center Launches Open Access Solutions

On Oct. 11, 2012, the Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) debuted its Open Access Solutions, a set of services aimed at supporting publishers in managing their journal content through the CCC's RightsLink platform.

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SPARC/World Bank Open Access Week 2012 Kickoff Webcast

SPARC/World Bank Open Access Week 2012 Kickoff Webcast | Open Access News from the RSP team | Scoop.it

“Perspectives on Open Access: Practice, Progress and Pitfalls”

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Good practices for university open-access policies - Harvard Open Access Project

Good practices for university open-access policies - Harvard Open Access Project | Open Access News from the RSP team | Scoop.it

This is a guide to good practices for university open-access (OA) policies

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Confronting the Crisis in Scientific Publishing: Latency, Licensing and Access

From the abstract: :In this article, I propose an alternative private ordering solution based on latency  values observed in open access stakeholder negotiation settings. Under this proposal, research institutions would collectively develop and adopt publication agreements that do not transfer copyright ownership to publishers, but instead  grant publishers a one-year exclusive period in which to publish a work."

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What is it? - Open Access for Liaison Librarians

What is it? - Open Access for Liaison Librarians | Open Access News from the RSP team | Scoop.it

A Charles Atlas workout for your knowledge of open scholarship

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New Roles, New Responsibilities: Examining Training Needs of Repository Staff

From the introduction: "Institutional repositories play a critical role in the research lifecycle. Funding agencies are increasingly seeking an improved return on their investment in research. Repositories facilitate this process by providing storage of, and access to, institutional research outputs and, more recently, research data. While repositories are generally managed within the academic library, repository staff require different skills and knowledge compared with traditional library roles. This study reports on a survey of Australasian institutional repository staff to identify skills and knowledge sets."

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Open Access Publishing: Potential Unintended Consequences of the Finch Proposals

Open Access Publishing: Potential Unintended Consequences of the Finch Proposals | Open Access News from the RSP team | Scoop.it

"The recommendations of Dame Janet Finch in relation to ‘open access’ (OA), seem to represent the first steps in what looks to be an inexorable trend towards a major reform of academic publishing. "

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Berlin10 Open Access Conference Workshops Presentations

The Berlin10 conference took place on November 7-8 on Stellenbosch, South Africa. The workshop presentations are available on the conference website.

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UK government stands up for open access with a £10 million funding boost

"In line with the UK government’s commitment to free and open access to publicly-funded research, Universities and Science Minister David Willetts recently announced a £10 million cash injection to the top 30 UK research-intensive institutions"

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The Current State of Open Access Repository Interoperability

The Current State of Open Access Repository Interoperability | Open Access News from the RSP team | Scoop.it

The report provides an overview of the current interoperability landscape in terms of the types of services that are now possible because of recent research and development efforts from throughout the Open Access community, and it presents interoperability initiatives in connection to these services.

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Top 10 tips on how to make your open access research visible online

Top 10 tips on how to make your open access research visible online | Open Access News from the RSP team | Scoop.it

So you’ve deposited your research paper in your institution’s online repository, now what? Just because it’s online, doesn’t automatically mean it’ll get lots of interest, you can harness the power of the social web to promote your papers and engage with your peers.

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Open Access and its impact on the future of the university librarian

Open Access and its impact on the future of the university librarian | Open Access News from the RSP team | Scoop.it

We are shifting from content ownership by individual libraries to joint provision of services on a larger scale, says Stephen Barr.

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Open access - case studies : JISC

Open access - case studies : JISC | Open Access News from the RSP team | Scoop.it

JISC has been talking to institutions who are exploring open approaches.

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Open Access Now

Open Access Now | Open Access News from the RSP team | Scoop.it

Open Access Now is a team-managed, one stop source for news, policy and current writing about open access and scholarly communication.

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Three things #openaccess is not

Three things #openaccess is not | Open Access News from the RSP team | Scoop.it

Kevin Smith, Duke University's Scholarly Communications Officer talks about open access 

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ORCID Launches Registry

ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) is excited to announce the launch of its Registry, where researchers can distinguish themselves by creating a unique personal identifier.

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OAPEN-UK: An open access business model for scholarly monographs in the humanities and social sciences

OAPEN-UK: An open access business model for scholarly monographs in the humanities and social sciences | Open Access News from the RSP team | Scoop.it

This paper presents the initial findings of OAPEN-UK, a UK research project gathering evidence on the social and technological impacts of an open access business model for scholarly monographs in the humanities and social sciences.

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Open Access in the UK: Reinventing the Big Deal

Open Access in the UK: Reinventing the Big Deal | Open Access News from the RSP team | Scoop.it

Richard Poynder interviews Jan Velterop

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