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Georgia State University’s Open Access Scholarship Has Global Reach

Ever wondered who is reading the scholarly journal articles or the thesis or dissertation you wrote?  GSU authors who deposit their scholarship into Georgia State’s open access repository, ScholarWorks, can easily find out!   Every GSU author in ScholarWorks has an … Continue reading

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Workshop: Using Creative Commons Licenses

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Want to create, share, remix, or build on the works of others? Come to this workshop!  Date: Thursday, October 27, 2016 2:00pm-3:00pm in Classroom 1 (Library North 1st floor near the coffee shop) In this workshop, led by Denise Dimsdale … Continue reading

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Open Access Week 2016: Open in Action

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This week, October 24-30, is Open Access Week 2016. This year’s theme is Open in Action. Open access means research is free to read online, with no subscription or payment required. How is Open Access supported at Georgia State? Georgia State’s … Continue reading

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Federal Public Access Mandates

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In February 2013, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy issued a memorandum directing each Federal agency that provides over $100 million in annual research funding to develop a plan to increase public access to the results of … Continue reading

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Open Access Week: Open for Collaboration

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This week, October 19-23, is Open Access Week 2015. This year’s theme is Open for Collaboration. Open access means research is free to read online, with no subscription or payment required.  SPARC created an easy to understand guide, How Open … Continue reading

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Author Rights and Scholarly Publishing

When you write an article (or book, book chapter, etc.), the copyright to that work belongs to you.  However, when you publish an article you usually will get a “Publication Agreement” or “Copyright Transfer Agreement.”  You’re so excited your work … Continue reading

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Open Access and Altmetrics

Altmetrics are defined by altmetric.org as “the creation and study of new metrics based on the Social Web for analyzing, and informing scholarship.”   The use of altmetrics in assessing researcher impact is emerging as a potential alternative or supplement to … Continue reading

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Why does Open Access matter to undergrads?

If you’ve been following our posts about Open Access (OA) research this week, you may think that this is just an issue that matters to professors and librarians. OA – the movement that’s making scholarly articles and other publications available … Continue reading

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Kicking off Open Access Week with Affordable Learning Georgia

Open Access Week begins today and runs through October 26.  This international event helps scholars and researchers spread the word about open access to scholarly articles, open data, and open educational resources. In celebration, the GSU library will be blogging … Continue reading

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Open Access Week Letter Supports GSU, Blasts CCC

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The strongly-worded “Open Letter in Observance of Open Access Week 2013” re-affirms the importance fair use and open access to education, while at the same time calling out the Copyright Clearance Center for deceptive marketing tactics and continued financial support … Continue reading

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