"Digital Knowledge Environments: A Grand Challenge for the Humanities and Social Sciences" by John Unsworth, April 28, 2006
"Universities and the Ecology of Scholarly Publication" by R. Michael Tanner, April 26, 2005
"Unlocking the Value of Scientific Research" by Rick Johnson, April 8, 2004
- Timeline of the Open Access Movement | SPARC Open Access Newsletter
- By Peter Suber, Earlham College
- Open Access Bibliography: Liberating Scholarly Literature with E-Prints and Open Access Journals [Full book in PDF]
- by Charles W. Bailey, Jr., University of Houston Libraries
- Issues in Scholarly Communication: UIUC University Librarian Paula Kaufman maintains this newsletter/blog to keep readers apprised of the latest developments in scholarly communication.
- Open Access News: Peter Suber's frequently updated news blog focuses, as the title suggests, on developments in the open access movement, but also covers other scholarly communication areas. Suber also puts out a monthly newsletter.
- Scholarly Communication Toolkit: This excellent resource from the Association of College and Research Libraries provides a concise overview of the issues. Problems are linked to direct actions that faculty, librarians, and universities can take.
- Create Change: Like the Toolkit, this website aims to support faculty and librarian action in creating a better system of scholarly communication.
Resources for Authors
- Directory of Open Access Journals: If you are interesting in submitting your work to an open access journal, you can use this directory to find titles in your field.
- SHERPA: Use this database to check publishers' policies on author self-archiving of pre- and post-prints.
- Copyown: A resource on copyright ownership for the higher education community from the University of Maryland and the Association of Research Libraries.
Scholarly Communication Sites at Other Universities
Last updated: Wednesday, 05-Jul-2006 09:02:01 CDT