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Thursday, October 22, 2009

Venezuelan university adopts an OA policy

According to an email by Abul Bashirullah (as posted here), library director at the Universidad de Oriente:

The Academic Council of the University unanimously approved the concept of the OA and collecting all intelectual products (Thesis, Dissertations and journals) of the University on Open Access.

In addition, the university has signed the Budapest Open Access Initiative and is establishing an IR, which is hopes to launch within a month.

I haven't been able to find any details of the policy; if you know, please contact me.