Open Access Initiatives and ELIS Archive in Library and Information Science

Raman Nair, R. . Open Access Initiatives and ELIS Archive in Library and Information Science., 2010 In: UNSPECIFIED, (ed.) Challenges and Changes in Librarianship (Sewa Singh Festschrift volume). New Delhi, BR, pp. 29-51. [Book chapter]


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The paper introduces the concept of Open Access and gives a bird’s eye view of the historical development of the movement, Different types of OA, and benefits to the authors and researchers from OA, the status of OA in different countries, etc are discussed. The ELIS archive on Library and information science and computer science is discussed in detail. The paper argues that OA can provide equal access to publicly funded research literature to the tax payers who have met he expenses and also that the work of researches get more exposure

Item type: Book chapter
Keywords: E-LIS, Open Archives Open Access, India, Library information EPrint
Subjects: L. Information technology and library technology > LS. Search engines.
L. Information technology and library technology > LC. Internet, including WWW.
H. Information sources, supports, channels.
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HS. Repositories.
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HP. e-resources.
Depositing user: R. Raman Nair
Date deposited: 15 Dec 2010
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:14


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