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Tuesday, March 04, 2008

Toolkit for authors, researchers, and repository staff

On February 28, VERSIONS (Versions of Eprints a user Requirements Study and Investigation Of the Need for Standards) released its toolkit for authors, researchers, and repository staff. Among its "top hints":
  • ... Consider carefully how you will disseminate your work before signing any agreements with publishers and keep a copy of your signed agreements
  • Deposit your work in an open access repository and think of your readers by guiding them to your latest and published versions ...