Gestión y difusión de revistas académicas vía Internet

submitted by: Dominique Babini
A Spanish speaking video with a 23 minutes summary of a one day workshop (Buenos Aires, June 13th., 2007) about journal management and access in the Web. Workshop for journal editors organized by the Information Center of the National Council of Research in Argentina (CONICET-CAICYT), the Latin American Council of Social Sciences (CLACSO), the International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications (INASP) and the Public Knowledge Project-Open Journal System of the Simon...

The Importance of Open Access Publishing

submitted by: bartneck

In this interview Christoph Bartneck argues for the importance of open access publishing in the academic world.

Beyond the PDF

submitted by: Phil

A brief description of a project for why and how we will begin to crowd source the electronic printing press of the 21st Century.

Open Access Week 2010: A Message from Phil Bourne

submitted by: Phil
This Journal and the Public Library of Science (PLoS) at large are standard bearers of the full potential offered through open access publication, but what of you, the reader? For most of you, open access may imply free access to read the journals, but nothing more. There is a far greater potential, but, up to now, little to point to that highlights its tangible benefits. We would argue that, as yet, the full promise of open access has not been realized. There are few persistent applications...
Authors: Philip E. Bourne, J. Lynn Fink, Mark Gerstein

Supporting a Network of Repositories: experiences from SHERPA in the UK

submitted by: elbaek

SHERPA manager Bill Hubbard presents the UK experiences building a network a profession for repository managers. Also he present arguments for why Open Access is important.

Open Access and competitive advantage for researchers and for universities: how to make the most of what you have

submitted by: elbaek

Open Access and the competetive advantage of universities. The slides following Alma Swans presentation

Open Access in Norway: challenges now and in the future

submitted by: elbaek

Sigrid Tollefsen from The Norwegian Association of Higher Education Institutions presents the Norwegian advances in changing the scholarly communication to Open Access