Archives par mot-clé : Accessibility of Knowledge

Facilitating access to free online resources challenges and…

Facilitating access to free online resources: challenges and opportunities for the library community : « The volume of online content continues to grow exponentially, and much of it is freely available. Some of this content is of potentially significant value for … Continuer la lecture

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Access to Digital Libraries for Disadvantaged Users …

Access to Digital Libraries for Disadvantaged Users : « Digital libraries, designed to serve people and their information needs in the same way as traditional libraries, present distinct advantages over brick and mortar facilities: elimination of physical boundaries, round-the-clock access to … Continuer la lecture

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Ithaka S+R US Faculty Survey 2012 Key…

Ithaka S+R US Faculty Survey 2012 : « Key Findings : ••The role of internet search engines in facilitating discovery of scholarly resources has continued to increase. The perceived decline in the role of the library catalog noted in previous cycles … Continuer la lecture

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Open Textbooks and Increased Student Access and Outcomes…

Open Textbooks and Increased Student Access and Outcomes : « This study reports findings from a year-long pilot study during which 991 students in 9 core courses in the Virginia State University School of Business replaced traditional textbooks with openly licensed … Continuer la lecture

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Open Access and A2K Collaborative Experiences in Latin…

Open Access and A2K: Collaborative Experiences in Latin America : « Today, information is at the heart of all economies. Modern societies must keep pace with the growth of knowledge. This has become crucial for sustainable development. But, it is also … Continuer la lecture

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Confronting the Crisis in Scientific Publishing Latency Licensing…

Confronting the Crisis in Scientific Publishing: Latency, Licensing and Access : « The serials crisis in scientific publishing can be traced to the long duration of copyright protection and the assignment of copyright by researchers to publishers. Over-protection of scientific literature … Continuer la lecture

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Access to Knowledge in India New Research on…

Access to Knowledge in India: New Research on Intellectual Property, Innovation & Development : « This is the third volume in our Access to Knowledge series. India is a $1 trillion economy which nevertheless struggles with a very high poverty rate … Continuer la lecture

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Digital Librarians and the Challenges of Open Access…

Digital Librarians and the Challenges of Open Access to Knowledge: The Michael Okpara University of Agriculture (MOUAU) Library Experience : « The development of Internet technology has provided academic and research institutions with a very high level of visibility on the … Continuer la lecture

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Evolution and Future of the Knowledge Commons Emerging…

Evolution and Future of the Knowledge Commons: Emerging Opportunities and Challenges for Less Developed Societies : « This article addresses the emerging field of the knowledge commons in relation with the challenges of international development. It reviews the history of academic … Continuer la lecture

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Making Intellectual Property Work for Global Health …

Making Intellectual Property Work for Global Health : « Intellectual property rights (IPRs) are often conceived narrowly from the vantage point of offering incentives for private sector investment in research and development (R&D), but the legal regime of IPRs can also … Continuer la lecture

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