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Open access requirements will erode academic freedom by catalysing intensive forms of institutional managerialism In response to last week’s piece on how open access will enhance academic freedom, Kyle Grayson responds by outlining three key reasons why open access will directly–and indirectly–erode academic freedom in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. He argues that gold access will catalyse more intensive forms of managerialism based on crude metrics and that the scope and size of research projects are equally at risk. In light of the formalisation of core aspects of the open access regime by the Higher Education Funding Council (HEFCE) on 1 April 2013, there was an interesting piece by Curt Rice on the LSE Impact blog last week. In fairness, Rice is based in Norway at the University of Tromsø. Academic Freedom I take the definition of academic freedom offered by the UCU as my starting reference point. Open Access and Three Threats to Academic Freedom Unfortunately, there are three ways that open access in the UK will threaten academic freedom in the arts, humanities, and social sciences:

Links - SHERPA Open Access Basics Glossary of Open Access Abbreviations, Acronyms and Terms - Our comprehensive list, which includes numerous links to the websites of organisations involved in the Open Access movement. Open Access Overview. An introduction to Open Access by Peter Suber, focusing on open access to peer-reviewed research articles and their preprints. A Very Brief Introduction to Open Access. Open Access Archive Briefing Papers. Six things that researchers need to know about open access Another gem from Peter Suber's SPARC Open Access Newsletter. Open Access Journals Open Access journals are the other strand of the move towards open access to research articles. The processes of peer-review and editorial functions are left entirely unchanged: the only difference is the stage at which funds are put into the publication process: and since an entire intermediate "middleman" stage is left out, its cheaper, too. Organisations and initiatives Useful background publications and information See also...

Refdoc Refdoc est momentanément indisponible pour cause de maintenance. Nous vous prions de nous en excuser et vous invitons à vous reconnecter ultérieurement surwww.refdoc.fr OA MPG PLOS | Public Library Of Science Open Access Overview (definition, introduction) Peter Suber First put online June 21, 2004. Last revised December 5, 2015. Suggested short URL for this page = Peter Suber Director, Harvard Office for Scholarly CommunicationDirector, Harvard Open Access ProjectFaculty Fellow, Berkman Center for Internet & Society Senior Researcher, Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources CoalitionResearch Professor of Philosophy, Earlham Collegepeter.suber@gmail.com This overview is also available in Chinese (October 2011), Czech (December 2013), French (September 2012), German (September 2011), Greek (February 2012), Japanese (January 2013), Polish (July 2015), Romanian (September 2012), Russian (January 2012), Slovenian (July 2005), Spanish (March 2012), and Swahili (December 2015).

Blogs: BMJ Open A debilitating syndrome that causes an excessively rapid heartbeat on standing up, predominantly affects young well educated women, and blights their lives, because it is so poorly understood and inconsistently treated, reveals a small study published in the online journal BMJ Open. Postural tachycardia syndrome, or PoTS for short, is a by-product of orthostatic intolerance – a disorder of the autonomic nervous system in which the circulatory and nervous system responses needed to compensate for the stress put on the body on standing upright, don’t work properly. PoTS is associated with an excessively rapid heartbeat, or tachycardia. The impact of the syndrome has been likened to the level of disability associated with serious and debilitating long term conditions, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and congestive heart failure. In the US, PoTS is thought to affect around 170 per 100,000 of the population, one in four of whom is disabled and unable to work.

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Budapest Open Access Initiative BASE - Bielefeld Academic Search Engine | About BASE BASE is one of the world's most voluminous search engines especially for academic open access web resources. BASE is operated by Bielefeld University Library. As the open access movement grows and prospers, more and more repository servers come into being which use the "Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting" (OAI-PMH) for providing their contents. BASE collects, normalises, and indexes these data. BASE provides more than 80 million documents from more than 4,000 sources. BASE is a registered OAI service provider and contributed to the European project "Digital Repository Infrastructure Vision for European Research" (DRIVER). In comparison to commercial search engines, BASE is charcterised by the following features: Start searching BASE

Scholarly Communication for Librarians This item is in: Chandos > Information management > Publishing Heather Morrison, University of British Columbia, Canada The most satisfying aspect of Scholarly Communication for Librarians is Morrison's evaluation of the roles librarians can play as scholars writing, archivists managing repositories, acqusitions experts purchasing, authorities on publishing advising faculty, reference librarians answering research questions, and advocates of open access pushing for publishing models that support availability of information over profit for private investors. Digital Library Archives One of the book's strongest chapters examines the economics of scholarly journals using the concept of the cost per article of producing articles in various types of journals. The book is easy to read and most importantly provides practical coverage of a topic that is of interest to librarians and other information professionals. Usually dispatched within 24 hours About the author

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