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A Global View of Open Access – Part 5

Part 5: A perspective on Open Access in Germany I am very pleased to introduce the fifth article in this series of snapshots of the progress towards open access around the globe. Authors Norbert Lossau, Birgit Schmidt and Margo Bargheer … Continue reading

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A Global View of Open Access – Part 4

Part 4: A perspective on Open Access in Australia I am very pleased to introduce the fourth article in this series of snapshots of the progress towards open access around the globe. Dr. Danny Kingsley, Chief Executive Officer of the … Continue reading

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A Global View of Open Access – Part 3

Part 3: A perspective on Open Access in China I am very pleased to introduce the third article in this series of snapshots of the progress towards open access around the globe. Professor Xiaolin Zhang is the Director of National … Continue reading

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A Global View of Open Access – Part 2

Part 2: The perspective from Brazil and the SCIELO open access portal This second posting in the series of blog articles on global views of Open Access comes from Brazil. I am very pleased to introduce this second article by … Continue reading

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A Global View of Open Access – Part 1

Part 1: A French perspective on Open Access and the Episciences Initiative This second series of blog articles on Open Access will look at the global perspective. In order to give an authoritative view the entries are by invitation and … Continue reading

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A Journey to Open Access – Part 6

Part 6: The Open Access Revolution: The Next Steps… Since the beginning of the year, the momentum for open access to research publications has grown dramatically. On 13 February 2013, the Fair Access to Science and Technology Research (FASTR) Act was … Continue reading

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A Journey to Open Access – Part 5

Part 5: Open Access in the USA: The Open Access Policies of the DOE, NIH and NSF In a previous entry I wrote about the open access policy of the NIH and their PubMed Central repository. While the NIH has … Continue reading

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A Journey to Open Access – Part 4

Part 4: Open Access in the UK: The Finch Report and RCUK’s Open Access Policy In the UK, the JISC organization has long pioneered the exploration of different models of open access and, in particular, the role of institutional repositories.  … Continue reading

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A Journey to Open Access – Part 3

Part 3: Jim Gray and the Coming Revolution in Scholarly Communication When I joined Microsoft in 2005 to create an ‘eScience’ research program with universities, Turing Award winner Jim Gray became a colleague as well as a friend. I had … Continue reading

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A Journey to Open Access – Part 2

Part 2: University Research Management and Institutional Repositories University Deans are required to do many things for their university, including taking some responsibility for the research output of their Faculty. Each year, capturing all forms of research deliverables – journal … Continue reading

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