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The Emperor's New Repository | one big library

Maybe that's a strange thing to say, given that I work in a repository development group now, and worked on the original DSpace project years ago, and worked on a few repository research projects in between.
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Small firms lack resources to make most of open access

Small firms lack resources to make most of open access | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
SMEs need tools as well as content to pinpoint research ‘nuggets’, says Elsevier chief
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Building Button 2.0: The Open Access Button - PLoS Blogs (blog)

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Building Button 2.0: The Open Access Button
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Then, the user receives a link to search for free access to the article.
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Why open access should be a key issue for university leaders - The Guardian (blog)

Why open access should be a key issue for university leaders - The Guardian (blog) | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
The Guardian (blog) Why open access should be a key issue for university leaders The Guardian (blog) It arises because the volume and rate of production of online publications and digital data sets has now outgrown the limits of conventional...
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Royal Society Joins Open-Access Bandwagon - Science News

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Royal Society Joins Open-Access Bandwagon
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Less than a week after AAAS, Science's publisher, announced the launch of its first open-access online journal, Science Advances, Britain's Royal Society has done the same.
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COAR » Library and repository communities join together to identify new competencies for academic librarians

COAR » Library and repository communities join together to identify new competencies for academic librarians | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
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Open and Shut?: Guest Post: Charles Oppenheim on who owns the rights to scholarly articles

Open and Shut?: Guest Post: Charles Oppenheim on who owns the rights to scholarly articles | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
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Science in the Open » Blog Archive » Improving on “Access to Research”

Science in the Open » Blog Archive » Improving on “Access to Research” | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
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Looking for Open Access speakers | Open Access Working Group

Looking for Open Access speakers | Open Access Working Group | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
Sharing the results of publically funded research
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Tutorial 27: how to publish an open-access paper in a paywalled journal

Tutorial 27: how to publish an open-access paper in a paywalled journal | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
I got in a conversation recently with a friend who is about to have his first paper published. It's been through review and is now accepted at a well-respected old-school journal owned by a legacy ...
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Copyright Week: Read-only access is not enough - Creative Commons

Copyright Week: Read-only access is not enough - Creative Commons | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
Creative Commons licenses provide a flexible range of protections and freedoms for authors, artists, and educators.

Today is the third day of Copyright Week, and today, we’re focusing on open access.
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Spending Bill Includes Open Access Legislation | Inside Higher Ed

Spending Bill Includes Open Access Legislation | Inside Higher Ed | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
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Copyright meets Internet - Harvard Gazette

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Harvard Gazette Copyright meets Internet Harvard Gazette Operating out of the Harvard Library Office for Scholarly Communication, an endeavor promoting open access of faculty research, he is among a set of new experts, drawn from libraries,...
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Predatory Publishers: Not Just OA (and who loses out?)

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» Predatory Publishers: Not Just OA (and who loses out?) | Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Lincoln
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UNESCO publishes guidelines to compare Institutional Repository Software

UNESCO publishes guidelines to compare Institutional Repository Software | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
UNESCO has published guidelines to compare Institutional Repository Software as part of its Open Access Strategy. The software under comparison are Digital Commons,DSpace,Eprints, Fedora and Islandora.
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The Royal Society will launch new open access science journal - The Guardian

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The Royal Society will launch new open access science journal
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... Society will launch new open access science journal.
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Research on Open Access Repositories in Nigeria ~ Cybrarian of Note

Research on Open Access Repositories in Nigeria ~ Cybrarian of Note | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
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Looking for Pirates in the Sea of Content

Looking for Pirates in the Sea of Content | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
With the ease of posting and searching online for final published PDFs of journal articles and ebooks, publishers have turned to digital solutions for finding unauthorized copies of copyrighted mat...
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Open Access: driving innovation in academic markets? | Independent Publishing Guild in the UK | IPG

Open Access: driving innovation in academic markets? | Independent Publishing Guild in the UK | IPG | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
Open Access: driving innovation in academic markets? | Independent Publishing Guild in the UK | IPG: " ...... http://t.co/SHC8yk0nr0 #OA
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Opening Access: Publics, Publication, and a Path to Inclusion — Cultural Anthropology

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Open access journals – wheat, chaff and hopeful monsters ...

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The Fifth Annual Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing, organized by OASPA, the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association [1], was held in Riga, the capital of Latvia, on 18th-20th September 2013.
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Open Access to Research: trying to throw light on a chain of misunderstandings | UNESCO Chair in Education & Technology for Social Change

Open Access to Research: trying to throw light on a chain of misunderstandings | UNESCO Chair in Education & Technology for Social Change | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
Open Access to research outcomes is a well known and discussed issue, but there is still much misunderstanding and many questions remain unanswered
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Microsoft Research adopts Open Access policy for publications - Microsoft Research Connections Blog - Site Home - MSDN Blogs

The Microsoft Research Connections Team Blog is a venue to share stories of building partnerships worldwide to advance the research process and its role in innovation.
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Half of taxpayer funded research will soon be available to the public - Washington Post (blog)

Half of taxpayer funded research will soon be available to the public - Washington Post (blog) | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
Washington Post (blog) Half of taxpayer funded research will soon be available to the public Washington Post (blog) Proponents of the open access model for academic research notched a huge victory Thursday night when Congress passed a budget that...
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