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Open Access Task Force: Academic Publishing by Discipline

Introduction to Open Access, including information on publisher practices, definitions and other resources.

Academic Publishing by Discipline

Gargouri, Y., Lariviere, V., Gingras, Y, Carr, L, and Harnad, S., 2012. Green and Gold Open Access Percentages and Growth, by Discipline. Eprint arXiv:1206.3664

Meadows, A. J., 1998. Communicating research. San Diego: Academic Press. Book available through I-Share.

Ronayne, B L. 1995. Academic publishing: an annotated bibliography of sources. Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian vol. 14, no. 1: 11-27.

Shen, Lisa. 2011. There are Discipline-Based Differences in Authors' Perceptions Towards Open Access Publishing. Evidence Based Library & Information Practice vol. 6, no. 3: 71-73.

Shin, Jung, and William Cummings. 2010. Multilevel analysis of academic publishing across disciplines: research preference, collaboration, and time on research. Scientometrics vol. 85, no. 2: 581-594.

Uçak, Nazan Özenç, and Umut Al. 2009. The Differences Among Disciplines in Scholarly Communication: A Bibliometric Analysis of Theses. Libri: International Journal Of Libraries & Information Services vol. 59, no. 3: 166-179.

With the exception of the Gargouri article, the above titles were found by searching Library Literature & Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts. The search phrase used was: DE "SCHOLARLY publishing" AND ( subject or discipline )

Other sources related to academic publishing by discipline include:

Western Illinois University. Department criteria. Malpass Reference LD 2443 .A134

Western Illinois University Authors Database.