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Title: Open Access publishing in Canada: current and future library and university press supports
Authors: Taylor, Donald
Morrison, Heather
Owen, Brian
Vezina, Kumiko
Waller, Andrew
Keywords: Library & Information Science;Open Access;OA;Open Access publishing;Support for Open Access;Academic libraries;Universities;Canada
Issue Date: 18-Jun-2013
Publisher: MDPI
Citation: Publications 2013, 1(1), 27-48; doi:10.3390/publications1010027
Abstract: Canadian university libraries, Canadian university presses, and non-university scholarly presses at Canadian universities were surveyed in the first part of 2010 as to the level of their support of Open Access (OA) journal publishing. Respondents were asked about journal hosting services in their organization as well as their thoughts on internal and external support for open access publishing. Results showed that most of the organizations are hosting OA journals, largely between one and five in number, and many supply journal hosting services, including some technical support. Personnel resources are a notable factor in the ability to host journals. Most respondents engage in some sort of internal support for open access publishing and are open to options that they are presently not utilizing. They are particularly amenable to OA publishing support from outside of their organizations, especially assistance at a consortial level.
ISSN: 2304-6775
Appears in Collections:Waller, Andrew

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