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Self-archiving and the Copyright Transfer Agreements of ISI-ranked library and information science journals

Anita Coleman
2006 Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
A study of ISI ranked Library and Information Science (LIS) journals (n=52) is reported.  ...  Closer examination augmented by publisher policy documents on copyright, self-archiving, and author instructions, reveals that only five, 10% of the ISI-ranked LIS journals, actually prohibit self-archiving  ...  Acknowledgments: Thanks to William Hornbaker, the first DLIST Intellectual Property Intern who explored LIS journals  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.20494 fatcat:tfisaoz6v5g6dlskyah2n4wfxe

Librarian, Heal Thyself: A Scholarly Communication Analysis of LIS Journals

Micah Vandegrift
2014 In the Library with the Lead Pipe  
In Brief This article presents an analysis of 111 Library and Information Science journals based on measurements of "openness" including copyright policies, open access self-archiving policies and open  ...  We propose a new metric to rank journals, the J.O.I. Factor (Journal Openness Index), based on measures of openness rather than perceived rank or [...]  ...  a change in copyright status. 14 The practice of self-archiving is totally dependent on copyright transfer agreements, and based on the representative sample of LIS journals  ... 
doaj:4c9e2f1bfe9e4613812bb5ad59b752a7 fatcat:jggmipajezg7ldgrkikbmk7u3a

Open Access repositories and journals for visibility: Implications for Malaysian libraries [article]

A. N. Zainab
2013 arXiv   pre-print
Access Repositories), DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals), Directory of Web Ranking of World Repositories by the Cybermetrics Laboratory in Spain and published literature.  ...  By actively involved, libraries will be free of permission, licensing and archiving barriers usually imposed in traditional publishing situation.  ...  and impact and to educate academics about self-archiving, to inform about the types of institutional materials that can be archived and the degree of accessibility given to users.  ... 
arXiv:1301.5387v1 fatcat:o7awzai4srdn7errt75su5pozm

Competing information realities: Digital libraries, repositories, and the commons

Donald Kraft, Edie Rasmussen, Samantha Hastings, Anita Coleman
2007 Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
Donald Kraft, Editor-in-chief of JASIST, will share his experiences editing a peer-reviewed ISI-ranked journal.  ...  Yet, the overwhelming majority of the ISI-ranked IS/LS journals today remain closed, there appears to be little innovation in our disciplinary scholarly communication system, there is only modest research  ...  Acknowledgments Comments and questions by Tefko Saracevic (Rutgers) and Raym Crow (ARL SPARC) greatly helped in the development of this proposal. Thanks to them.  ... 
doi:10.1002/meet.14504301134 fatcat:m5ei23ntcfhgvnq6d3bqee7oce

Industry News

Geoff Gilbert
2001 Serials: The Journal for the Serials Community  
The Journal of Insect Science allows copyright to be retained by authors, with limited rights for JIS to maintain the articles online and in archives.  ...  YALE UNIVERSITY/ Yale Library to plan digital archives with Elsevier Science The Yale University Library and Elsevier Science announce today a year-long planning process for the creation of a digital archive  ... 
doi:10.1629/14221 fatcat:5uuovm76ojddnmxwja24e76d7e

OPEN MANTRA for Open Access to Information

Prasad A.R.D., P. Madalli Devika
2020 Zenodo  
Though the concept of OA is simple and straight forward enough, it encompasses many challenges such as copyright, government policies, awareness, technology among several other issues.  ...  This paper discusses a few of these issues and possible solutions towards OA. The paper proposes the OPEN MANTRA1 – Open SOURCE tools based upon Open STANDARDS to achieve OPEN ACCESS to information.  ...  to their policies regarding copyright and self-archiving.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4134728 fatcat:zu3qxec6yvbdfb4l2gv5i2xyoa

Open Standards in Scientific Communication and Publishing

Robert W. Vaagan
2007 Nordicom Review  
In this perspective, the paper links open standards in scientific communication and publishing to the principle of universality of science and to information ethics priorities identified by Capurro (2004  ...  As e-publishing grows as part of the process of globalization, there is increasing awareness in many countries of ethical concerns in science and in scientific publishing, including the need for public  ...  In the humanities and arts, the ISI database has until recently been almost unknown: among the 8,700 ISI-indexed journals in the Web of Science, there have been three times as many journals in science  ... 
doi:10.1515/nor-2017-0204 fatcat:vlf7ovfp35gzzdqntqts6ane64

Scholarly Management Publication and Open Access Funding Mandates: a Review of Publisher Policies

Jessica Lange
2019 Ticker: The Academic Business Librarianship Review  
Of the journals which are compatible, 48% require an article processing charge (APC) and 52% permit self-archiving in an acceptable time-frame.  ...  Journals will be drawn from several established journal lists such as the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) 24, the Financial Times Research Rankings, and Thomson Reuters' Web of Science Journal Citation  ...  For the six journals not currently compatible with funder policies, librarians may be able to assist by helping researchers' draft amendments to copyright transfer agreements and negotiating the appropriate  ... 
doi:10.3998/ticker.16481003.0001.304 fatcat:wy5txdul5vbqbgeupohyfibnui

Digital Science Publisher Day Vocabulary List [article]

Digital Science
2017 Figshare  
Vocabulary list of common terms used at Digital Science Publisher Day 2017.  ...  Science Citation Index -The Science Citation Index (SCI) is a citation index originally produced by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) and created by Eugene Garfield.  ...  Content comes into the archive under formal preservation agreements with publishers.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.5002274.v1 fatcat:tch752gelzc63ciquqgmgw5wdm

Changing roles of reference librarians: the case of the HKUST Institutional Repository

Diana L.H. Chan, Catherine S.Y. Kwok, Steve K.F. Yip, Ilene F. Rockman
2005 Reference Services Review  
The strategies include encouraging researchers to self-archive papers, scanning web sites, capturing pre-existing collections of grey literature, and downloading from open access sources.  ...  The case of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) Institutional Repository is described in detail, showing different strategies that reference librarians employed in recruiting content  ...  We also advise on the embargo period imposed by publishers, and how to sign copyright transfer agreements so as to retain self-archiving rights. Roles of reference librarians Perceived benefits.  ... 
doi:10.1108/00907320510611302 fatcat:2krbe2chkbdjjcgobgemp6cwke

Facilitating scholarly communication in African Studies

Titia van der Werf-Davelaar
2005 Africa Bibliography  
both ways (by North and South) and not at the expense of academic quality standards.  ...  Web publishing and its technical possibilities, and the open access movement that has accompanied it, have resulted in a number of tendencies with mixed implications for scholarly communication.  ...  This system includes journals from developing countries which do not appear in the ISI journal rating and ranks them in the categories 'other refereed journals', 'non-refereed journals for academic readers  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0266673100000787 fatcat:pcjejccnbnehlgv2fvb2r3jndu

Facilitating Scholarly Communication in African Studies

Titia van der Werf-Davelaar
2006 D-Lib Magazine  
both ways (by North and South) and not at the expense of academic quality standards.  ...  Web publishing and its technical possibilities, and the open access movement that has accompanied it, have resulted in a number of tendencies with mixed implications for scholarly communication.  ...  This system includes journals from developing countries which do not appear in the ISI journal rating and ranks them in the categories 'other refereed journals', 'non-refereed journals for academic readers  ... 
doi:10.1045/february2006-vanderwerf fatcat:a74oxf5rsrfvtg5dunxzpz6qgi

Snapshots of a Changing Scholarly Communications Environment

David C. Prosser
2004 Liber Quarterly: The Journal of European Research Libraries  
channels; and libraries are investigating new directions and taking on new roles.  ...  The traditional models of scholarly communication are increasingly being shown to be antiquated and insufficiently flexible to adapt to the new environment.  ...  While the speakers have helped to correct any gross misinterpretation of their talks, all impressions and conclusions drawn remain those of the author and should not be taken as being necessarily endorsed  ... 
doi:10.18352/lq.7779 fatcat:uil2cwqu4jb2nmjivdexshxsje

Facilitating scholarly communication in African Studies

Titia van der Werf-Davelaar
2005 Africa Bibliography  
both ways (by North and South) and not at the expense of academic quality standards.  ...  Web publishing and its technical possibilities, and the open access movement that has accompanied it, have resulted in a number of tendencies with mixed implications for scholarly communication.  ...  This system includes journals from developing countries that do not appear in the ISI 17 journal rating and ranks them in the categories "other refereed journals", "non-refereed journals for academic readers  ... 
doi:10.3366/abib.2004.vii fatcat:czubgmtlmjbzrcpwunkvf6ylpi

Innovation in the public sphere:* reimagining law and economics to solve the National Institutes of Health publishing controversy

Charlotte A. Tschider
2014 Journal of Law and the Biosciences  
the writing of this paper.  ...  A previous working paper was presented at the Ligue des Bibliothèques Européenes de Recherche Annual Conference (Association of European Research Libraries, LIBER) in Munich, Germany on June 26, 2013.  ...  Impact factor Eugene Garfield and his company, the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI), originally mapped references for all journals in science and technology to determine the criticality of journals  ... 
doi:10.1093/jlb/lsu025 pmid:27774169 pmcid:PMC5033529 fatcat:5if4j7rm2jfxdevc2bxsrnq4uy
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