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Research publications that are distributed online, free of cost or other access barriers Open access (OA) is a set of principles and a range of practices through which research outputs are distributed online, free of cost or other access barriers.[1] With open access strictly defined (according to the 2001 definition), or libre open access, barriers to copying or reuse are also reduced or removed by applying an open license for copyright.[1] The main focus of the open access movement is "peer reviewed research literature."[2] Historically, this has centered mainly on print-based academic journals. Definitions[edit] There are a number of variants of open access publishing and different publishers may use one or more of these variants. Colour naming system[edit] Different open access types are currently commonly described using a colour system. Gold OA[edit] The minority of gold open access journals which charge APCs are said to follow an "author-pays" model.[10] Green OA[edit] Hybrid OA[edit]

Thè : le portail des thèses en France Registry of Open Access Repositories ROAR Growth map of repositories and contents, 1 Aug 2011 ROAR is a searchable international Registry of Open Access Repositories indexing the creation, location and growth of open access institutional repositories and their contents. ROAR was created by EPrints at University of Southampton in 2003. To date, 2500 institutional and cross-institutional repositories have been registered in ROAR.[1][2][3][4] ROAR's companion database, the Registry of Open Access Repositories Mandatory Archiving Policies (ROARMAP), is a searchable international registry charting the growth of open access mandates adopted by universities, research institutions and research funders that require their researchers to provide open access to their peer-reviewed research article output by depositing it in an open access repository. References[edit] Jump up ^ Brody, T, Carr, L, Hey, JMN, Brown, A, Hitchcock, S (2007) PRONOM-ROAR: Adding Format Profiles to a Repository Registry to Inform Preservation Services.

Open-access Publishing & Educational Resources discussion is lively! Susan Edwards, Head Librarian, Education Psychology & Social Welfare Libraries and Margaret Phillips, Librarian at DOE facilitated a lively discussion today regarding Open Access Publishing & Educational Resources and shared with the group many useful links. Susan and Margaret shared a wonderful online resource for those of us who are interested in learning more about open content, open resources, and open publishing. Visit their Open Educational Resources in Higher Education library site for definitions, resources, copyright information, publishing, etc. The group talked a lot about the value of open access content. (Open Access can be defined as unrestricted online access to articles published in scholarly journals, books, or other texts.) See this wikpedia entry as a launching point for many definitions and usages. The question of, "Why not make your content available online to the widest possible audience?" Other resources shared that you may want to explore:

Search Engines:Grey Literature From Topical Search Wiki General OpenGrey – multidisciplinary European database of grey literature. Academic The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) – An experts handpicked catalog of academic materials. Patents Search Specialized Directories GreySource Index – A Selection of Web-based Resources in Grey Literature Related Pages News External Links References

Greenwich Academic Literature Archive - Greenwich Academic Literature Archive Národní úložiště šedé literatury Charakterizace vlastností polovodičových detektorů Čarná Mária; Vlková Kateřina 2014 - Czech Tato bakalářská práce se věnuje radiačnímu poškození v křemíkových polovodičových detektorech, které jsou složeny ze senzoru a vyčítacího čipu. V praktické části byly proměřeny charakteristiky testovacích struktur vyčítacího čipu. Práce zahrnuje základní informace o interakcích částic, křemíkových detektorech a jejich vlastnostech a o principech radiačního poškození polovodičů. This thesis focuses on the radiation damage of semiconductor detectors, which consist of a sensor and a readout chip. Keywords: radiační odolnost; polovodičové detektory; vyčítací čip Available at various departments of the ČVUT.

Google Scholar Google Scholar is a freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full text of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines. Released in beta in November 2004, the Google Scholar index includes most peer-reviewed online journals of Europe and America's largest scholarly publishers, plus scholarly books and other non-peer reviewed journals. It is similar in function to the freely available CiteSeerX and getCITED. It is also similar to the subscription-based tools, Elsevier's Scopus and Thomson ISI's Web of Science. Its advertising slogan – "Stand on the shoulders of giants" – is taken from a quote by Isaac Newton and is a nod to the scholars who have contributed to their fields over the centuries, providing the foundation for new intellectual achievements. History[edit] Google Scholar arose out of a discussion between Alex Verstak and Anurag Acharya,[1] both of whom were then working on building Google's main web index.[2][3] Ranking algorithm[edit]

‘Free-Range Learners’: Study Opens Window Into How Students Hunt for Educational Content Online - Wired Campus Milwaukee — Digital natives? The idea that students are superengaged finders of online learning materials once struck Glenda Morgan, e-learning strategist at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, as “a load of hooey.” Students, she figured, probably stick with the textbooks and other content they’re assigned in class. Not quite. The preliminary results of a multiyear study of undergraduates’ online study habits, presented by Ms. Morgan at a conference on blended learning here this week, show that most students shop around for digital texts and videos beyond the boundaries of what professors assign them in class. “It’s almost like they want to find the content by themselves,” Ms. It’s nothing new to hear that students supplement their studies with other universities’ online lecture videos. Ms. But the study also highlights the challenge facing professors and librarians. They “don’t want to ask librarians or tutors in the study center or stuff like that,” she says. Ms.

OpenDOAR - Home Page - Directory of Open Access Repositories Packages | Library Open-Source Software Registry Submitted by Peter Murray on Thu, 2015-05-14 10:17 Binder is an open source digital repository management application, designed to meet the needs and complex digital preservation requirements of museum collections. Binder was created byArtefactual Systems and theMuseum of Modern Art. Submitted by Nicole Engard on Sun, 2012-07-08 14:54 CollectionSpace is an open-source collections management application that meets the needs of museums, historical societies, and other collection-holding organizations. CollectionSpace is designed to be configurable to each organization’s needs, serving as a gateway to digital and physical assets across an institution. Submitted by acocciolo on Mon, 2015-05-04 08:55 FixityBerry is software that runs on a Raspberry Pi computer that runs fixity scans on all hard drives connected via USB. Submitted by porterolsen on Mon, 2013-01-28 13:10 BitCurator uses open source digital forensics tools to help collecting institutions manage born-digital materials.

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Grey Literature - Research guides at University of Ottawa Welcome to this new Guide on Grey Literature! Grey (or gray) Literature (GL) is, according to AFNOR (Association française de normalisation), any typed or printed document, meant to reach a limited audience, outside of the commercial publishing channels and outside of the conventional bibliographic control utilities. It is difficult to estimate how much Grey Literature is produced since legal deposit laws will apply only the volume of conventional literature published commercially. Examples of Grey Literature include: study or research reports, scientific and technical reports, government documents, theses, patent documents etc. Why is there an interest in Grey Literature? Some studies indicate that ignoring literature that is valuable but not commercially available may introduce a methodological bias in conducting research. How can Grey Literature be found? More and more search engines and library resources focus on Grey Literature.

Go With The Flow According to Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, great Web sites are not about navigating content, but staging experience. A compelling Web site transforms a random walk into an exhilarating chase. The key, says psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, is a finely tuned sense of rhythm, involvement, and anticipation known as "flow." Csikszentmihalyi (pronounced "CHICK-sent-me-high-ee"), a professor at the University of Chicago, has spent more than 25 years researching flow, a state of "intense emotional involvement" and timelessness that comes from immersive and challenging activities such as software coding or rock climbing. His work is studied by marketing specialists like Vanderbilt University's Donna Hoffman and Thomas Novak, who write that flow is "a central construct when considering consumer navigation on commercial Web sites." In books like Creativity: Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention, Csikszentmihalyi explores the implications of flow for personal and societal evolution.