EIFL joins OA Switchboard | EIFL
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"Open Access (OA) is growing every year. The agreements that EIFL has negotiated with publishers for waived or discounted Article Processing Charges (APCs) are one of the drivers of this global growth. It is important that library consortia and libraries in EIFL partner countries can monitor the open access publications by affiliated authors. This information enables them to observe the impact of university strategies for open access, and to report progress to all stakeholders. However, gathering open access publication data is challenging, involving many hours of effort, and it is complex due to the many systems and processes used by publishers. The OA Switchboard initiative is addressing this issue by providing automated real-time alerts to research institutions/libraries and funders about open access publications of affiliated authors. This article-level metadata will enable EIFL to ensure that authors in our partner countries who are eligible for waivers and discounts negotiated by EIFL are receiving them. EIFL will also be able to provide standardized, timely and accurate publication-level metadata to partner library consortia and libraries...."
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