Resilience: another advantage of openly-licensed content - Ross Mounce

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"My thesis EThOS ID is: . In more normal times it would be publicly available via this link:

Fortunately, because I retained my rights to it, my thesis is openly-licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence, and copies of it can be uploaded wherever I want. As a consequence, my thesis is also available from the University of Bath institutional repositoryThesis Commons. , CORE, and the Internet Archive. Even if one or two of these repositories goes down, it’s highly likely that my thesis will always be accessible from somewhere on the internet 24/7, no matter what. Posting content in multiple independently-run places gives others access to that content in a highly resilient way. It is also worth mentioning, there is a study suggesting that OA content made available in multiple places gets cited more than OA content only available in one place...."


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Date tagged:

12/01/2023, 13:46

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12/01/2023, 08:46