Boosting Open Access to research | City University London 2015-09-21


"Academics in City University London’s Centre for Information Science in the Department of Library and Information Science (#citylis), in collaboration with London-based open access publisher Ubiquity Press, are attempting to enhance the adoption of Open Access and the impact of published research. Open Access refers to unrestricted online access to academic research which can be applied to all forms of published research outputs including peer-reviewed and non peer-reviewed book chapters, monographs and academic journal articles. Through the Streamlining Depositing project, funded by JISC #DataSpring, Dr Ernesto Priego (Project Lead), Dr Stephann Makri (User Experience Lead) and web publishing developers (Lead Developer Andy Byers and Developer Mauro Sanchez) at Ubiquity Press, want to make it easier for academics to deposit scholarly papers in institutional repositories by creating a suite of open source plug-ins which integrate Open Journal Systems (OJS) with a range of repositories. Open Journals Systems refers to a suite of open source software tools for the management of peer-reviewed academic journals, created by the Public Knowledge Project at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada ..."


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09/21/2015, 11:21

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09/21/2015, 11:20