Recent Links on Open Access
- Writing in the Internet’s Margins: Want to write your next book on line, and allow people to comment in the margins of your drafts? Here’s a survey of software you can use for that.
- Yale sitting on digitized books, not sure how to scan others: Microsoft ‘abruptly terminated its multi-million dollar book digitization deal with the University’.
- Lessons learned from an open access defeat: Librarians tried to get an OA resolution passed at the University of Maryland, only to discover that most of the faculty were clueless about OA; the faculty opposed the resolution for all sorts of misguided reasons.
- Income Models for Supporting Open Access: a guide for publishers and libraries, offering ‘an overview of income models currently being used to support the open-access distribution of peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific journals’.
- Getting Yourself Out of the Business in Five Easy Steps: What academics can do to stop supporting the hegemony of multinational for-profit corporations in scholarly publishing.
- The STM Report: An overview of scientific and scholarly journal publishing: ‘provides a comprehensive picture of the trends and currents in scholarly communication’.
- OA books in humanities and social sciences: what users want: preliminary results of ‘a study on user needs in relation to open access book publishing within the Humanities and Social Sciences’.