Impact and Learning: As good as gold? How and why to publish open access research

abernard102@gmail.com 2012-09-14

Summary:

Use the link to access the full text blog post providing basic information about open access in an FAQ format.  “The scholarly publishing revolution that has been steadily building for the past decade may now have reached a tipping point - the UK Government has pledged that all publicly funded research will be open access by 2014; the World Bank, UNESCO and many other major international organisations and funding bodies are backing open access; and a new set of recommendations updating the original Budapest Open Access Initiative is due out this year. But the corresponding media interest in open access hasn’t necessarily increased understanding – we’re all talking about it but do we really know what it is, what it’s for, or how to do it? ...”

Link:

http://www.impactandlearning.org/2012/09/as-good-as-gold-how-and-why-to-publish.html

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Open Access Tracking Project (OATP) » abernard102@gmail.com

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Date tagged:

09/14/2012, 13:17

Date published:

09/14/2012, 09:17