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Developing a model for e-prints and open access journal content in UK further and higher education

Developing a model for e-prints and open access journal content in UK further and higher education
Developing a model for e-prints and open access journal content in UK further and higher education
A study carried out for the UK Joint Information Systems Committee examined models for the provision of access to material in institutional and subject-based archives and in open access journals. Their relative merits were considered, addressing not only technical concerns but also how e-print provision (by authors) can be achieved – an essential factor for an effective e-print delivery service (for users). A "harvesting" model is recommended, where the metadata of articles deposited in distributed archives are harvested, stored and enhanced by a national service. This model has major advantages over the alternatives of a national centralized service or a completely decentralized one. Options for the implementation of a service based on the harvesting model are presented.
open access, eprints, self-archiving, institutional repositories, distributed archiving, open archives initiative
25-40
Swan, Alma
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Needham, Paul
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Probets, Steve
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Muir, Adrienne
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Oppenheim, Charles
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Rowland, Fytton
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Swan, Alma
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Probets, Steve
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Muir, Adrienne
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Oppenheim, Charles
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O’Brien, Ann
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Hardy, Rachel
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Swan, Alma, Needham, Paul, Probets, Steve, Muir, Adrienne, Oppenheim, Charles, O’Brien, Ann, Hardy, Rachel, Rowland, Fytton and Brown, Sheridan (2005) Developing a model for e-prints and open access journal content in UK further and higher education. Learned Publishing, 18 (1), 25-40.

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A study carried out for the UK Joint Information Systems Committee examined models for the provision of access to material in institutional and subject-based archives and in open access journals. Their relative merits were considered, addressing not only technical concerns but also how e-print provision (by authors) can be achieved – an essential factor for an effective e-print delivery service (for users). A "harvesting" model is recommended, where the metadata of articles deposited in distributed archives are harvested, stored and enhanced by a national service. This model has major advantages over the alternatives of a national centralized service or a completely decentralized one. Options for the implementation of a service based on the harvesting model are presented.

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Published date: 2005
Additional Information: JISC Study on central vs. distributed archiving
Keywords: open access, eprints, self-archiving, institutional repositories, distributed archiving, open archives initiative
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 261000
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/261000
PURE UUID: 171e7409-b0ad-4ac7-99a5-7306260d162b

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Date deposited: 19 Jun 2005
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 09:06

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Author: Alma Swan
Author: Paul Needham
Author: Steve Probets
Author: Adrienne Muir
Author: Charles Oppenheim
Author: Ann O’Brien
Author: Rachel Hardy
Author: Fytton Rowland
Author: Sheridan Brown

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