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Monday, June 09, 2008

Consortial support for OA journals

Jochen Johannsen, Open-Access-Konsortien. Konzepte und Erfahrungen, a slide presentation given at Deutscher Bibliothekartag (Mannheim, June 3, 2008).  (Thanks to Klaus Graf.)  In German but with this English abstract:

Consortia are described as a possibility of purchasing open access publication licenses. Some experiences are discussed, with reference to BioMed Central, Springer e-journals and the SCOAP3 initiative.