Monthly Archives: February 2012
Carleton Library, the Graduate Student Association (GSA), and the Office of the Vice President (Research & International) (OVPRI) are pleased to announce the winners of the 2011-2012 Graduate Student Open Access Award. This monetary award of $1000.00 was established to … Continue reading
Elsevier released a statement today to withdraw support for the Research Works Act. Read more about the discontent with Elsevier in these past posts (“Elsevier publishing boycott gaining momentum” and “Elsevier defends its practice”). Read more about the fury of … Continue reading
Building on the National Institutes of Health’s Public Access Policy, a new bill was introduced recently known as the Federal Research Public Access Act (FRPAA). Read more about it here and here. This is in contrast to the Research Works … Continue reading
The Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) has joined many in the research community in “condemning Elsevier for its recent business practices and lobbying that undermine policies and activities promoting open access to scholarly literature”. Click here for COAR’s Open … Continue reading
As a continuation of a previous post, The Chronicle of Higher Education discusses Elsevier’s response. Interesting to read the comments back and forth at the bottom of the post.
The latest update to the Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography (January 31, 2012) is now available, listing links to resources (articles, books, etc) that are “useful in understanding scholarly electronic publishing efforts on the Internet”.