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Blogging Break- Teaching takes priority

Tweet Just in case some publisher thinks my well of  ideas has dried up, I am actually teaching an online library science class that concludes in December, including  reading and critiquing a large number of semester papers and final grading.   I should be back to regular persistent blogging about open access and biomedicine by December [...]

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Wed, November 17 2010 » Uncategorized » No Comments

Digital.CSIC from the Spanish National Research Council

Tweet I just added Digital.CSIC, the Institutional Repository of the Spanish National Research Council, to this blog’s  link blogroll, as they just reached the admirable accomplishment of hosting 25,000 items September 16, 2010. At the 2010 IFLA Conference, a poster session was also presented on this repository.  Some facts from the poster include: • Digital.CSIC is [...]

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Fri, September 24 2010 » Uncategorized » No Comments

Need a policy model for an academic open access repository? U. of Ottawa’s got it.

Tweet I saw the announcement on resourceshelf.com about The University of Ottawa Press decision to launch a new open access collection of 36 UOP books will be available free to the online community in the University of Ottawa’s institutional repository, uO Research,  including both French and English-language in-print titles in the arts, humanities and social sciences.  Curious about the [...]

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Sun, August 8 2010 » Uncategorized » 1 Comment

In support of Green Open Access: Ohio State University Libraries

Tweet Every academic library needs a Tschera Connell on their staff, but of course,  not every academic library has the vision to know that green open access is the way for researchers to go. Back a few weeks ago I posted the slam dunk article by Alma Swan explaining the open access boost and summarizing [...]

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Tue, May 25 2010 » Uncategorized » No Comments