Weaken the Harvard OA Mandate To Strengthen It


Harnad, Stevan (2008) Weaken the Harvard OA Mandate To Strengthen It s.n.

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Harvard University has mandated Open Access. Some changes are recommended in the wording of the Harvard policy to increase its likelihood of success and to make it more suitable as a model for other universities. The current draft mandates more than necessary (not just deposit, but copyright retention). As a consequence it has an opt-out clause. The suggested change is to separate the two requirements: Immediate deposit of the refereed final draft (upon acceptance for publication) is mandatory, with no opt-out. Copyright retention is recommended, but with an opt-out option.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Additional Information: Commentary On: http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~secfas/February_2008_Agenda.pdf
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Keywords: open access, research policy, mandates, institutional repositories, research impact, metrics
Organisations: Web & Internet Science
ePrint ID: 265180
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13 February 2008Accepted/In Press
Date Deposited: 16 Feb 2008 15:56
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2017 19:24
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/265180

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