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Open Access Self-Archiving of Refereed Research: A PostGutenberg Compromise

Open Access Self-Archiving of Refereed Research: A PostGutenberg Compromise
Open Access Self-Archiving of Refereed Research: A PostGutenberg Compromise
Unlike with OA's primary target, journal articles, the deposit of the full-texts of books in Open Access Repositories cannot be mandated, only encouraged. However, the deposit of book metadata + plus + reference-lists can and should be mandated by universities and funders. That will create the metric that the book-based disciplines need most: a book citation index.
open access, books, peer review, copyright, copy editing
22-23
Harnad, Stevan
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Harnad, Stevan
442ee520-71a1-4283-8e01-106693487d8b

Harnad, Stevan (2011) Open Access Self-Archiving of Refereed Research: A PostGutenberg Compromise Againast the Grain, 23, (2), pp. 22-23.

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Abstract

Unlike with OA's primary target, journal articles, the deposit of the full-texts of books in Open Access Repositories cannot be mandated, only encouraged. However, the deposit of book metadata + plus + reference-lists can and should be mandated by universities and funders. That will create the metric that the book-based disciplines need most: a book citation index.

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Published date: April 2011
Keywords: open access, books, peer review, copyright, copy editing
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 354572
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/354572
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Date deposited: 13 Jul 2013 12:42
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 03:54

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Author: Stevan Harnad

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