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Who pays for open access? A video primer from CUL

The Big Think site brought this video to my attention.  As this is a teaching blog, I think it is worth watching, if you are unfamiliar with this notion of who pays and what are the most sustainable models of open access.   Panelists: Mike Rossner, Executive Director of the Rockefeller University Press; Ivy Anderson, Director [...]

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Tue, August 31 2010 » Uncategorized » No Comments

David Lipman on 10 years of Pubmed Central

The YouTube version of Dr. Lipman’s comments (below) is a sample, compared to his extended remarks that can be viewed at the Columbia University Scholarly Communication website.  Have about 50 minutes available for this version. The YouTube version is a 10 minute highlight.

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Wed, May 5 2010 » Uncategorized » No Comments

Columbia University Libraries take note of where researchers publish

Back in December Peter Suber mentioned on his blog that Columbia University has joined leading institutions such as Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, MIT, and UC Berkeley in a commitment to a Compact for Open-Access Publishing Equity. The compact commits signatories to the timely establishment of mechanisms for underwriting reasonable publication fees for open access journal articles authored by researchers without [...]

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Sun, March 7 2010 » Uncategorized » No Comments