The Open Challenge: A Brief History

Harnad, Stevan (2010) The Open Challenge: A Brief History Public Service Review: European Science & Technology, 9, pp. 13-15.


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Milestones in the history of the Open Access (OA) Movement, especially the 1994 "Subversive Proposal" for authors to self-archive their peer-reviewed journal articles, the creation of the first OAI-compliant open source software for creating an Institutional Repository (EPrints, 2000), the evidence for the OA impact advantage (2001), the first OA Self-Archiving Mandate (U. Southampton ECS 2002), the OA Mandates Registry (ROARMAP, 2003), and the creation of the OA Policy Guidance organization for universities worldwide, EnablingOpenScholarship (EOS 2010).

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Keywords: open access, mandates, self-archiving, metrics, Southampton, EPrints, ROAR, ROARMAP, EnablingOpenScholarship, citations, impact
Organisations: Web & Internet Science
ePrint ID: 271816
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December 2010Published
Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2010 13:40
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2017 18:06
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