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How to make your scholarly work open access   Tags: open_access, publishing, publishing creative_commons  

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Why?

reach audience

increase impact

required by funder

WU open access resolution

make work available to researchers and students at under-resourced institutions and in the developing world

join the wave; the rise of open access

enhances academic freedom

arguments in support of open access (Wikipedia)

      

    Why not?

    distrust of digital

    fear for survival of traditional journals, publishers

    fear for survivial of scholarly societies

    hassle; complicated; habit

    article processing/publishing fees

    expect profit from publishing

    insufficient weight toward academic reputation, tenure, funding

    avoid scams

    arguments against open access (Wikipedia)

        
       

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      This is the outline and supplementary material for a session which will be offered each semester, beginning fall, 2013. Register and get dates, times, locations at Library Workshops.

      If you would like similar sessions customized for your department or group, please contact Ruth Lewis, rlewis@wustl.edu or your subject librarian.

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      OA process an overview

      From Opening Science: The Evolving Guide on How the Internet is Changing Research, Collaboration and Scholarly Publishing Editors: Sönke Bartling, Sascha Friesike, from chapter Open Access: a state of the art, p. 141, Fig. 1 [This is an open access ebook.]

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      Open Access Explained

      • Open Access Explained
        8:24. Published Oct 25, 2012. Nick Shockey and Jonathan Eisen take us through the world of open access publishing and explain just what it's all about. CREDITS Animation by Jorge Cham of PHD Comics; Narration by Nick Shockey and Jonathan Eisen;
        Produced in partnership with the Right to Research Coalition, the Scholarly Publishing and Resources Coalition and the National Association of Graduate-Professional Students
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