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The culture of Open Access: researchers’ views and responses

Swan, Alma (2006) The culture of Open Access: researchers’ views and responses In, Jacobs, Neil (eds.) Open Access: Key Strategic, Technical and Economic Aspects. Chandos

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In this chapter Alma Swan draws from the surveys undertaken by Key Perspectives Ltd into researchers attitudes toward open access. She describes the context in which researchers work, and how this leads to them valuing (or not) the potential of open access. Based on this evidence, she outlines a range of practical moves that can be made to configure open access as a solution to researchers’ very real needs and concerns.

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Published date: 2006
Additional Information: Chapter: 7
Keywords: open access, institutional repositories, scholarly publishing, self-archiving, author survey, research community, researcher attitutdes, researcher practices, institutional policy, self-archiving mandates, open access policy
Organisations: Web & Internet Science


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Date deposited: 28 Apr 2006
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 08:51

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Author: Alma Swan
Editor: Neil Jacobs

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