Open Access News

News from the open access movement

Thursday, September 06, 2007

Science librarians as campus OA advocates

Elizabeth C. Turtle and Martin P. Courtois, Scholarly Communication: Science Librarians as Advocates for Change, Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, Summer 2007. 

Abstract:   Science librarians are in a unique position to take a leadership role promoting scholarly communication initiatives and to aid in making scientific information more accessible. This article outlines steps and identifies resources that science librarians can employ to become scholarly communication advocates on their campuses.

Update. Also see Peter Murray-Rust's comments on this article.