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UCL Press: An Open Access University Press

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Reclaiming its license from commercial publishers, the University College London (UCL) Press, began operations under UCL’s Library Services in 2015 as “the first fully Open Access University Press in the UK”. The new vision and mission of the press includes … Continue reading

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Open Library for the Humanities

Although the Open Library for the Humanities (OLH) was launched only two years ago, their responsiveness to the specific needs of Humanities researchers provides a promising foundation for the creation and sustainability of high-quality open content for the field. Currently, … Continue reading

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The Public Library of Science: Openness and Integrity

With 17 years of progress behind them, the Public Library of Science (PLOS), continues to prove that it is possible to change the nature of scholarly publishing practices for the better. PLOS publishes highly regarded, peer-reviewed journals. Its business model … Continue reading

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Textbook Transformation Grants Round Nine: Due April 30, 2017

The ALG Textbook Transformation Grants Round Nine Request for Proposals has been released, and Round Nine is currently open. Round Nine applications are due on April 30, 2017. Request for Proposals Link The Request for Proposals, including all details regarding the Textbook Transformation … Continue reading

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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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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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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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