Open Access Journals Support in Canada

Describes preliminary results of the pan-Canadian Open Access Journals Support in Canada survey of university libraries and presses conducted in spring 2010. The majority of respondents are involved in scholarly journal publishing, with more planning to get involved. There is strong trend towards preferential support for open access publishing. Responses to questions about support for a variety of open access models indicated that any model for OA transition would received some level of support from a majority of libraries.
Presented by Heather Morrison & Brian Owen at annual meeting of the Canadian Association of Learned Journals, Congress Conference, Montreal, PQ, June 1, 2010
Library & Information Science