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Tuesday, April 08, 2008

OA publishing, with a focus on British Columbia

Heather Morrison, Open Access Publishing, a presentation at A Celebration of Research and Scholarship, Kwantlen University College, Surrey Campus, British Columbia, April 2008.

Abstract:   An overview of open access publishing, for college faculty. Presents a definition of open access, the two roads to open access (OA publishing and self-archiving), overview of business models for open access, and examples of open access journals, with a focus on journals developed in British Columbia, including one (Topics in Scholarly Communication) developed by graduate students as a class assignment, and another developed by high school students (The Pink Voice). Includes a handout of resources on open access.