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Studies show Open Access increases rate of citation

Why should researchers ensure that their work will be available in an open access journal or repository like GSU Library’s Digital Archive? Open access publication results in higher visibility and impact for your scholarship. Studies show that open access articles have … Continue reading

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Everyone, everywhere

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Imagine a world where scholarly material can be shared by everyone, everywhere. Here at the GSU library, we’re doing our part to unlock the gateway to knowledge. This week’s open access celebration unveiled the roll out of the GSU Digital … Continue reading

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Grassroots Action and Open Access

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Over the past year we’ve seen information play a vital role in grassroots action, from the Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Street (and even locally, with Occupy Atlanta). People are using social media and mobile phones to take democracy to … Continue reading

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Celebrate Open Access Week!

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Today kicks off the fifth annual international open access week. This year Georgia State is participating for the first time. Open access is a movement about putting research into the hands of those who fund it. It aims to make … Continue reading

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Open Access Week Is Here!

Librarian Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh shows Provost Risa Palm the Digital Archive @ GSU on an iPad

Georgia State’s researchers publish great articles. But the journals they appear in cost thousands of dollars a year, limiting the number of people who can read their work. Open Access Week (next week!) is an opportunity for GSU’s academic and research … Continue reading

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