Monday, January 21, 2013

Monday morning reading

The brave new world of open access. Drug and Alcohol Review, McKetin, R. (2013), 32: 1–2. doi: 10.1111/dar.12021
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/dar.12021/abstract

Hiding your research behind a paywall is immoral
http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/blog/2013/jan/17/open-access-publishing-science-paywall-immoral

Open Access: Principles and Practice for Learned Societies
http://blog.alpsp.org/2013/01/open-access-principles-and-practice-for.html
What are the guiding principles and practical actions a learned society should consider when it approaches open access models?

UNESCO releases Vancouver Declaration on Digitization and Preservation
http://www.unesco.org/new/en/media-services/single-view/news/unesco_releases_vancouver_declaration_on_digitization_and_preservation/back/18256/
UNESCO/UBC Vancouver Declaration ( PDF )

Tribute to Aaron Swartz: Watch his "How we stopped SOPA" keynote at F2C2012
<http://oaopenaccess.wordpress.com/2013/01/20/tribute-to-aaron-swartz-watch-his-how-we-stopped-sopa-keynote-at-f2c2012/>

- If you would like to discuss the value of Open Access please contact Jane Burpee, Research Enterprise and Scholarly Communication Team, Library (lib.research@uoguelph.ca).

- Jane

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