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Monday, June 11, 2007

Tom Cochrane on OA at IATUL

Richard Akerman has also blogged some notes on Tom Cochrane's talk earlier today at the IATUL 2007 meeting Global Access to Science: Scientific Publishing for the Future (Stockholm, June 11-14, 2007).  Excerpt:

see Microsoft 2020 report

Global access to science – meeting the revolution...

QUT has mandated research deposit...

QUT shows top 10 authors / top 10 papers

focus on collecting research

Rise of Mandates for Open Access

Gold or Green

Gold - pay publisher
Green - more controlled by researcher...

OAK Law Project ...

"Those who focus on open access, far from being radical, are not being nearly radical enough"
- Timo Hannay ...

* understand changing scholarly publishing ("keep up")
* readiness to lead in enhancing accessibility
* clarify role of repositories
* repudiate view that problems are too big
* knowledge of changes to science
* lead, or share the lead, in dealing with the data deluge...

Update.  Richard has now blogged on Håkan Carlsson's talk as well, and I expect many more over the next few days.  For the time being, I'll just point you to Richard's blog and urge you to read his posts directly.