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Incorporating open access into libraries
Cryer, Emma

PublishedJune 2011
JournalSerials Review
Volume 37, Issue 2, Pages 103 - 107

ABSTRACT
The open access movement is poised to radically change scholarly communications. Librarians can play a dynamic role in the development of the open access landscape by familiarizing themselves with government funding initiatives, events promoting Open Access Week, open access publishing models, institutional open access funds and policies, and institutional repositories. Small changes in awareness and outreach can have far reaching implications for the future health of journal subscription budgets, archive access rights, and research funding opportunities. This article provides examples of how librarians can incorporate open access concepts into pre-existing librarian roles.

Keywords NIH Public Access Policy · open access · open access funding · open access models

ISSN987913
RefereedYes
RightsCopyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
DOI10.1016/j.serrev.2011.03.002
URLhttp://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0098791311000372
Other informationSerials Review
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