- Chapters by leading experts in the field, including Professor Jean-Claude Gué¤¯n, Clifford Lynch, Stevan Harnad, Peter Suber, Charles Bailey, Jr., Alma Swan, Fred Friend, John Shipp and Leo Waaijers
- Discussion of open access from a wide range of perspectives
- Country case studies, summarising open access in the USA, UK Netherlands, Australia and India
Table of Contents
- Part 1 Open Access - History, Definitions and Rationale: Overview of scholarly communication; What is open access; Open access: a symptom and a promise; Economic costs of toll access; The impact loss to authors and research; The technology of open access. Part 2 Open Access and Researchers; The culture of open access: researchers; Views and responses; Opening access by overcoming Zenos paralysis; Researchers and institutional repositories. Part 3 Open access and other participants: Open access to the research literature: a funders perspective; Business models in open access publishing; Learned society business models and open access; Open all hours? Institutional models for open access. Part 4 The position around the world: DARE also means dare: institutional repository status in the Netherlands as of early 2006; Open access in the USA; Towards open access to UK research; Open access in Australia? Open access in India. Part 5 The future: Open competition: beyond human reader-centric views of scholarly literatures; The open research web.
- No. of pages: 264
- Language: English
- Copyright: © Chandos Publishing 2006
- Published: July 31, 2006
- Imprint: Chandos Publishing
- eBook ISBN: 9781780632117
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