Opening Access to Scholarly Research

Colenbrander, Hilde and Morrison, Heather and Waller, Andrew Opening Access to Scholarly Research., 2005 . In British Columbia Library Association Conference 2005, Burnaby, British Columbia (Canada), 21-23 April 2005. (Unpublished) [Presentation]


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This presentation provides a basic description of open access and a very brief description of the crisis in scholarly communications which created the need for expanded access. Open access initiatives in western Canada (British Columbia, Alberta) are discussed, including institutional repository developments, the Public Knowledge Project's Open Journal Systems, and digitization projects of academic, public, and special libraries.

Item type: Presentation
Keywords: open access, scholarly communications, institutional repositories, Open Journal Systems, Public Knowledge Project, British Columbia, Alberta, digitization
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BG. Information dissemination and diffusion.
Depositing user: Heather G Morrison
Date deposited: 10 Jan 2006
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:02


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