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Asking for Permission A Survey of Copyright Workflows…

Asking for Permission: A Survey of Copyright Workflows for Institutional Repositories :

« An online survey of institutional repository (IR) managers identified copyright clearance trends in staffing and workflows. The majority of respondents followed a mediated deposit model, and reported that library personnel, instead of authors, engaged in copyright clearance activities for IRs. The most common “information gaps” pertained to the breadth of information in copyright directories like SHERPA/RoMEO. To fill these gaps, most respondents directly contacted publishers for permissions. Respondents typically did not share publisher responses with other IRs, citing barriers such as time, expertise, staffing, and the need for improved methods for sharing data with copyright directories. »

URL : http://works.bepress.com/marisa_ramirez/18/

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Open Access Institutional Archives A Quantitative Study 2006-2010…

Open Access Institutional Archives: A Quantitative Study (2006-2010) :

« Open access publishing is growing in importance, and, in parallel, the role of institutional archives has come to the forefront of discussion within the library community. The present study is an attempt to analyse the present trend of institutional archives worldwide. The factual data of each individual repository was collected from various Directories of Institutional Repositories by using survey method. Data was analysed in terms of quantity of institutional archives increased during last six years, country-wise contents of institutional archives, types of materials archived, subject coverage, software used, language of interface of institutional archives, host domains, and policy of institutional archives. The results of the study suggest healthy growth in terms of quantity of institutional archives’ increase worldwide, however, the development is more prevalent in developed countries than developing countries. The subject analysis of the institutional archives indicates that the contributors in the field of health and medicine are more interested to submit their materials in repositories. Currently the institutional archives mostly house traditional (print-oriented) scholarly publications and grey literature, using DSpace software and most of these materials were of English language. However, the policy of content inclusion, submission and preservation is yet to be well defined in institutional archives. »

URL : http://publications.drdo.gov.in/ojs/index.php/djlit/article/view/1112

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Influencing the Deposit of Electronic Th…

Influencing the Deposit of Electronic Theses in UK HE: report on a sector-wide survey into thesis deposit and open access :

« This survey formed part of the ‘Influencing the Deposit of Electronic Theses in UK HE’ project, commissioned by the JISC and led by UCL. The survey was designed to capture a snapshot of current and planned electronic theses policies and practices in UK HEIs, and to gather evidence about the main barriers to the electronic deposit of e-theses. »

URL : http://eprints.ucl.ac.uk/116819/

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Perceptions and participation in the Ope…

Perceptions and participation in the Open Access movement at CSIC: Report of Digital. CSIC survey to researchers :

‘Digital.CSIC was launched in January 2008 with the aim to facilitate seamless access to research made in CSIC 122 centers and institutes and to organise, archive and preserve it in a centralised digital platform. Backed with more than 70 year history, CSIC is a fundamental
producer of science in Spain and the main scientific state agency nation-wide. Digital.CSIC seeks to become its memory of current, past and future research […]
In Spring 2010 Digital.CSIC Technical Office conducted surveys addressing CSIC researchers and librarians in order to analyze how they perceive and to what extent they are knowledgeable about the open access movement and to see how the value the institutional repository. Both surveys included a high number of open questions to give respondents the opportunity to express their opinions about Digital.CSIC and suggest ways to improve it. »

URL : http://digital.csic.es/bitstream/10261/28547/1/Digital.CSIC%20Report%20on%20CSIC%20researchers%20and%20open%20access.pdf

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The Future of the Journal? Integrating r…

The Future of the Journal? Integrating research data with scientific discourse :

« To advance the pace of scientific discovery we propose a conceptual format that forms the basis of a truly new way of publishing science. In our proposal, all scientific communication objects (including experimental workflows, direct results, email conversations, and all drafted and published information artifacts) are labeled and stored in a great, big, distributed data store (or many distributed data stores that are all connected). Each item has a set of metadata attached to it, which includes (at least) the person and time it was created, the type of object it is, and the status of the object including intellectual property rights and ownership. Every researcher can (and must) deposit every knowledge item that is produced in the lab into this repository. With this deposition goes an essential metadata component that states who has the rights to see, use, distribute, buy or sell this item. Into this grand (and system-wise distributed, cloud-based) architecture, all items produced by a single lab, or several labs, are stored, labeled and connected. »

URL : http://precedings.nature.com/documents/4742/version/1

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