Open Access and self-publishing in the academic communication: a case study

Kumar, Vimal and Dhanya, P Open Access and self-publishing in the academic communication: a case study. Library Philosophy and Practice, 2021. [Journal article (Unpaginated)]

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Commercial publishing houses dominate the academic publishing sector, and they discourage the sharing culture to protect business interests. Authors and institutions have no control over the publishing processes and they lose copyright on the works after publishing. The traditional model of publishing gives more financial commitment to authors. Self-publishing gives full control to the authors over the publishing processes. Open Access model gives the publications faster impact and greater user engagement. This article shares the experience of self-publishing an Open Access book in a higher education institution.

Item type: Journal article (Unpaginated)
Keywords: Scholarly communication, Open Access, Publishing, Self-publishing, Academic publishing, Creative Commons.
Subjects: E. Publishing and legal issues. > EB. Printing, electronic publishing, broadcasting.
E. Publishing and legal issues. > EC. Book selling.
E. Publishing and legal issues. > ED. Intellectual property: author's rights, ownership, copyright, copyleft, open access.
Depositing user: Vimal Kumar V.
Date deposited: 30 Jun 2021 13:13
Last modified: 30 Jun 2021 13:13


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