Open Access Week Profile 2: Authors Who Self-Archive

Connotea Imports 2012-07-31


"I recently undertook a little study to investigate the extent to which authors of Journal of Refugee Studies (JRS) articles have archived versions of their manuscripts. I discovered only one out of 119 articles: Jenni Millbank and Laurie Berg of the University of Technology, Sydney deposited a pre-print of their JRS article in SSRN, the social science subject repository....So why do some authors self-archive when so many others don't? I decided to ask Prof. Millbank for her views. She has kindly given me permission to reproduce her responses to my questions:...[Q:] Do you have any advice for other authors who have not yet taken the step to self-archive? [A:] - Absolutely - do it, as a researcher the critical thing is to get information out there and be part of the trans-national conversations in your area of expertise...."


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Tags: oa.negative oa.attitudes oa.incentives oa.oa_week oa.surveys oa.deposits oa.interviews oa.repositories



Date tagged:

07/31/2012, 15:42

Date published:

10/24/2010, 13:48