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The big picture: scholarly publishing trends 2014

« It is important for journal editors to keep up to date with the changes happening in the international journal environment to ensure that their own publications remain current and meet international expectations. Dramatic changes have taken place in the journals … Continuer la lecture

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The Development of Open Access Repositories in the Asia-Oceania Region: A Case Study of Three Institutions

« In recent years, open access models of publishing have transcended traditional modes thus enabling freer access to research. This paper takes a trans-regional approach to examining open access publishing in the Asia and Oceania region focussing on three institutions– Charles … Continuer la lecture

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E-Dissertations: Access and Restrictions (EDAR) Survey 2014 Report

« European and American studies on electronic theses and dissertations (ETD) reveal that one part of digital PhD theses, even if not confidential, is limited to on-campus access and/or under embargo. A French-German research team conducted a survey with a small … Continuer la lecture

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A Current Snapshot of Institutional Repositories: Growth Rate, Disciplinary Content and Faculty Contributions

« INTRODUCTION The purpose of this study was to examine current institutional repository (IR) content in order to assess the growth and breadth of content as it reflects faculty participation, and to identify successful strategies for increasing that participation. Previous studies … Continuer la lecture

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Identification of Core Journals and Analysis of Collaboration Networks Among Researchers in Ibero America

« INTRODUCTION In this paper we survey scientific production published in Ibero American journals in four subject areas: Medicine, Education, Administration & Finance, and Psychology. The aim of the paper is to provide a view of the available state-of-the-art of Ibero … Continuer la lecture

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The evolution of open access to research and data in Australian higher education

« Open access (OA) in the Australian tertiary education sector is evolving rapidly and, in this article, we review developments in two related areas: OA to scholarly research publications and open data. OA can support open educational resource (OER) efforts by … Continuer la lecture

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The Number of Scholarly Documents on the Public Web

« The number of scholarly documents available on the web is estimated using capture/recapture methods by studying the coverage of two major academic search engines: Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic Search. Our estimates show that at least 114 million English-language scholarly … Continuer la lecture

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Open-access repositories worldwide, 2005-2012: Past growth, current characteristics and future possibilities

« This paper reviews the worldwide growth of open-access (OA) repositories, December 2005 to December 2012, using data collected by the OpenDOAR project. It shows that initial repository development was focused on North America, Western Europe and Australasia, particularly the USA, … Continuer la lecture

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Open Access Publishing A Literature Review Within…

Open Access Publishing: A Literature Review : « Within the context of the Centre for Copyright and New Business Models in the Creative Economy (CREATe) research scope, this literature review investigates the current trends, advantages, disadvantages, problems and solutions, opportunities and … Continuer la lecture

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2012 Census of Open Access Repositories in Germany…

2012 Census of Open Access Repositories in Germany: Turning Perceived Knowledge Into Sound Understanding : « Germany’s open access repository landscape is one of the largest in the world. It is shaped by institutional, subject and cross-institutional repositories serving different needs … Continuer la lecture

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