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Open Access and Scholarly Publishing: For More Information

A library guide with information about Open Access and Scholarly Publishing

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Association of American Universities, Association of Research Libraries, The Coalition for Networked Information and National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges, 2009. The University’s Role in the Dissemination of Research and Scholarship — A Call to Action. A discussion of the present and future role of Universities in the scholarly publishing process. Accessed June 16, 2020.

Beall, Jeffrey, 2012. Predatory Publishers are Corrupting Open Access. Nature, Volume 489, Issue 7415. Accessed June 16, 2020.

Burton, Gideon, 2009. Scholarly Communication Must Transform.This is the first in a series of commentaries on scholarly communication on the Academic Evolution blog. The series discusses changes that need to occur in scholarly communication. Accessed June 16, 2020.

Butler, D., 2013. Investigating journals: The dark side of publishing. Nature, Volume 495, no. 7442, 433-435. Accessed June 16, 2020.

Columbia University Libraries. Copyright Quickguide. A guide on copyright developed by the Columbia University Libraries. Accessed June 16, 2020.

Frankel, Simon J. and Nestor, Shannon M., 2010. Opening the Door: How faculty authors can implement an open access policy at their institutions. Covington & Burling, LLP. Accessed June 16, 2020.

Guédon, Jean-Claude, 2001. In Oldenburg's Long Shadow: Librarians, Research Scientists, Publishers, and the Control of Scientific Publishing. A paper on the origins of the scholarly publishing crisis written by a science historian. Accessed June 16, 2020.

Jeffery, Keith G., 2006. Open Access: An Introduction. ERCIM (European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics) News 64. Accessed June 16, 2020

Nature Publishing Group, 2013. Special Issue on: The Future of Publishing. In particular, look at the article by Declan Butler titled "The Dark Side of Publishing" which gives a brief summary on evaluating potential publishing venues. Accessed June 16, 2020.

Neylon, Cameron, 2010. Science in the Open: What would scholarly communications look like if we invented it today? Blog, Accessed June 16, 2020.

Priem, Jason, Taraborelli, Dario, Groth, Paul and Neylon, Cameron, 2011. Altimetrics: A Manifesto. Provides information about Altimetrics, an alternative means of evaluating scholarship. Accessed June 16, 2020.

Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC), 2001. Declaring Independence: A guide to creating community-controlled science journals. A resource on developing alternatives to journals published by commercial publishers. Accessed June 16, 2020.

Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC). An Introduction to Copyright Resources for Authors. Accessed June 16, 2020.

Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC), 2012. How Open Is It? Defining Open Access for Journals. Accessed June 16, 2020.

Scudellari, Megan, 2010. Library cuts threaten research: As journal cancellations sweep across the US, scientists worry about how they will affect research. The Scientist - Magazine of the Life Sciences, September 28, 2010. Accessed June 16, 2020.

Stratford, Michael, 2012. 'Predatory' Online Journals Lure Scholars Who Are Eager to Publish. The Chronicle of Higher Education, Volume 58, Issue 27, March 9, 2012. Accessed June 16, 2020.

Suber, Peter, 2013. Open Access Overview. Accessed June 16, 2020.

Suber, Peter, 2013. Open access: six myths to put to rest. The Guardian Science Blog, October 21, 2013. Accessed June 16, 2020.

Taylor, Michael P., 2012. Persistent Myths about Open Access Scientific Publishing. The Guardian Science Blog, April 17, 2012. Accessed June 16, 2020.

What is Open Access? A guide from SHERPA (Securing a Hybrid Environment for Research).