Impact of Social Sciences – The Open Journal Project: Accessibility is more than making the paper openly available | 2013 | LSE Impact Blog

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"The Open Journal Project is a publishing initiative addressing barriers to research accessibility by looking to improve exchanges with practitioner communities. Danny Kingsley outlines the initial launch of the project, which has tackled issues ranging from multi-language access, developing country access, low-bandwidth websites, and disability-accessible content. The aim of the journal is not to be published or cited, but to provide outcomes in communities.... A remarkable project is underway in Australia, spearheaded by the Australian chapter of a not-for-profit international development organisation, Engineers Without Borders (EWB). The EWB Institute is based in Melbourne, and is publishing a peer-reviewed journal as a pilot and case study in their work. The Journal of Humanitarian Engineering (JHE) is piloting innovations in open access, including multi-language access, developing country access, low-bandwidth websites, and disability-accessible content. “We want to pilot innovations and share our experiences with doing this,” explained Julian. “We want to work out what is world’s best practice, do it and live it and show it is not too hard.”


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