Open access : key strategic, technical and economic aspects / edited by Neil Jacobs.

This book brings together many of the worlds leading open access experts to provide an analysis of the key strategic, technical and economic aspects on the topic of open access. Open access to research papers is perhaps a defining debate for publishers, librarians, university managers and many resea...

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Online Access: Access E-Book
Access Note:Access to electronic resources restricted to Simmons University students, faculty and staff.
Other Authors: Jacobs, Neil.
Format: eBook
Published: Oxford, England : Chandos Publishing, 2006.
Series:Chandos information professional series.
Table of Contents:
  • Part 1. Open Access
  • History, Definitions and Rationale
  • Overview of scholarly communication
  • What is open access
  • Open access: a symptom and a promise
  • Economic costs of toll access
  • The impact loss to authors and research
  • The technology of open access
  • Part 2. Open Access and Researchers
  • - The culture of open access: researchers's views and responses
  • Opening access by overcoming Zenos paralysis
  • Researchers and institutional repositories
  • Part 3. Open access and other participants
  • Open access to the research literature: a funders perspective
  • Business models in open access publishing
  • Learned society business models and open access
  • Open all hours? Institutional models for open access
  • Part 4. The position around the world
  • DARE also means dare: institutional repository status in the Netherlands as of early 2006
  • Open access in the USA
  • Towards open access to UK research
  • Open access in Australia
  • Open access in India
  • Part 5. The future
  • Open competition: beyond human reader-centric views of scholarly literatures
  • The open research web.