VCU Libraries unveils open-access publishing platform | VCU Across the Spectrum

abernard102@gmail.com 2014-09-07

Summary:

"VCU Libraries has launched a digital publishing platform that is making thousands of scholarly articles, presentations, research findings and data produced at Virginia Commonwealth University available to the general public ... So far, upwards of 4,100 papers and other scholarly materials have been uploaded to Scholars Compass, and have already been downloaded nearly 23,000 times ... For libraries, he said, there is also a growing need to reduce the amount of money spent on peer-reviewed journal subscriptions. VCU Libraries, for example, spends roughly $8 million per year on acquiring journal subscriptions and related materials ..."

Link:

http://www.spectrum.vcu.edu/inside-research/vcu-libraries-unveils-open-access-publishing-platform/#.VAxEzbywJIs

From feeds:

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

Tags:

oa.new oa.announcement oa.virginia_commonwealth.u oa.ir oa.green oa.repositories

Date tagged:

09/07/2014, 07:45

Date published:

09/07/2014, 03:45