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Science Dissemination Using Open Access: Table of Contents

Science Dissemination Using Open Access: A Compendium Of Selected Literature On Open Access / Editors E. Canessa and M. Zennaro (ICTP-SDU, Italy).
The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics. Science Dissemination Unit (SDU) / July 2008 / 207 pp. / ISBN 92-95003-40-3.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Part I: Selected Literature - 1

OVERVIEW - 3

What is Open Access? ..... 5
Who benefits from Open Access? ..... 6
Why is Open Access important? ..... 7
Open Access: “Strong” and “Weak” ..... 7
Six things that researchers need to know about Open Access ..... 9

DECLARATIONS - 13

Budapest Open Access Initiative ..... 14
Berlin declaration on Open Access to knowledge in the sciences and humanities ..... 14
Open letter signed by 25 Nobel Prize winners ..... 16
Open Access to science in Developing Countries ..... 21
Starting a new scholarly Open Access journal in Africa ...... 25
The African Physical Review: An example ...... 28

TYPES OF JOURNALS PUBLISHED - 31
General journals ..... 32
Specialized journals ..... 34
Regional journals ..... 34
Institutional journals ..... 34
Annual reviews ..... 35
Deciding on a publication type ..... 35

GETTINGS PROFESSIONAL - 37

Challenges for new journals ..... 38
Measuring your impact ...... 39
Journal standards and identifiers ...... 40
Building reliable and ongoing content ...... 42
Lots of Copies Keeps Stuff Safe (LOCKSS) ..... 42

LEGAL FRAMEWORK - 43

The public domain ..... 44
Open content ..... 44
Intellectual property conservancies ..... 44
Creative Commons (CC) licenses ..... 45
Creative Commons licenses: An example ...... 46
About Science Commons ..... 57
Copyleft ..... 58

INSTITUTIONAL OPEN ACCESS POLICIES AND MANDATES: NIH EXAMPLE - 59

Need for the policy ..... 61
Scope of the policy ..... 63
Potential for public misunderstanding of research findings: NIH prospective ..... 64
Version control and quality of manuscripts ..... 65
Potential for acceleration of medical cures ..... 66
Potential economic impact on journal publishers ..... 66
Potential impact on journal peer review ..... 68
Potential impact on scientists ..... 69
Open Access publication and the NIH Public Access Policy ..... 70

ECONOMIC MODELS FOR JOURNAL PUBLISHING - 71

Subscription-based journals ..... 72
Open Access journals ..... 73
Limited Open Access journals ...... 75

FUNDING OPEN ACESSS - 77

Financial sustainability via advertising: A proposal ..... 78
Target specific advertisement ...... 78
Ads by Google ..... 79
Google AdSense ads for Open Access journals ..... 80
A free fully-hosted Open Journal systems platform ..... 81
SCOAP3 ...... 82
Benefits of SCOAP3 ..... 83

GETTING FOUND, STAYING FOUND, INCREASING IMPACT - 85

Getting found: Building the visibility of your journal ..... 86
What are commercial indexes? ...... 86
What are open databases? ..... 87
Open indexes ...... 88
Directories ...... 89
Search engines ..... 90
Open Archive metadata harvesters ..... 92
Libraries ..... 93
The media ..... 95
How to distribute a press release ..... 96

WEB 2.0 AND OPEN ACCESS - 97

The personal research portal (PRP) ..... 98
Social software, Web 2.0 and DIY web technologies ..... 101
‘How to’ hints: a PRP prototype ..... 103
PRP and the knowledge divide ..... 105
Remarks ..... 111

OPEN ACCESS WEBCASTING - 113

Bandwidth consuming technologies ...... 114
Connectivity trends in Developing Countries ..... 115
Enhance your audience (EyA) ..... 116
Digitization of open course content ...... 117
Evaluation andassessment ...... 119
Remarks ..... 120
MIT OpenCourseWare ...... 121
Video communications with SciVee ..... 122

PART II: Software - 125

EPRINTS - 127
EPrints live CD .....128
Using the live CD ..... 129
Storing your archive on a memory stick ..... 130
Restoring your archive from memory stick ..... 132

DSPACE - 133

DSpace FAQ ..... 134

SELF-ARCHIVING FAQ - 143

What is self-archiving?..... 144

OPEN ACCESS ARCHIVES: EXAMPLES - 149

ArXiv e-Print archive ..... 150
Open Access services at ICTP: Scientific publications ..... 151
HAL: Hyper Article en ligne ..... 153
Spir@l: Imperial College digital repository ..... 154
PubMed Central ..... 155

AN INTERNATIONAL OPEN ARCHIVE: E-LIS - 159

Overview ..... 161
The E-LIS organizational model ..... 163
Strategic issues ...... 165
E-LIS policies ...... 167
Submission policy ...... 167
Copyright policies ..... 169
Editorial section ..... 171

OPEN JOURNALS SYSTEM - 175

Step 1: The Journal Manager ...... 177
Step 2: The Author ..... 179
Step 3: The Editor ..... 180
Step 4: The Section Editor ..... 182
Step 5: The Reviewer ..... 183
Step 6: The Copyeditor ..... 184
Step 7: The Layout Editor ..... 185
Step 8: The Proofreader ..... 186
Step 9: The Reader ..... 187

TOPAZ 189

What is TOPAZ? ..... 190
Case study: PLoS ONE journal ..... 191

CDS INVENIO - 193
CDS Invenio ..... 194
Key features ..... 195

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