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Open Access Explained
CGIAR Research Program on Drylands Systems 2015
This document intends to give scientists, who conduct research under the framework of the CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Systems, a snapshot on the benefits of using Open Access mechanisms to publish their research outputs and resu...
Battle for open: how openness won and why it doesn’t feel like victory
2014
With the success of open access publishing, Massive open online courses (MOOCs) and open education practices, the open approach to education has moved from the periphery to the mainstream. This marks a moment of victory for the open e...
Open licenses promise significant value for funders, grantees and for the public good
P. Malone / Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University 2009
This document examines the extent to which charitable foundations are aware of and have begun to use open licenses such as Creative Commons or the GPL.  It highlights examples where foundations have begun to take advantage o...
Bridging the gap between research and action
International Development Research Centre 2008
Knowledge Translation (KT) is the middle, meeting ground between two fundamentally different processes: those of research and those of action. This toolkit is offered primarily to researchers working on health policy and systems issue...
Benefits of open access publishing for researchers based in development countries
J. I. Papin-Ramcharan; R.A. Dawe / First Monday (USA) 2006
This paper presents the experience with open access (OA) publishing by researchers in an academic research institution, the University of the West Indies (UWI) in Trinidad and Tobago. It describes the two parallel but complimenta...
How Open Access Archiving can bridge the scientific divide between North and South
L. Chan; B. Kirsop; S. Arunachalam / SciDev.Net – the Science and Development Network 2005
Scientific progress in developing and emerging countries is greatly hampered by their inability to afford essential journals. At the same time, research generated in these regions is 'missing' to the international knowledge base becau...
Barriers to Open Access publishing in the developing world
First Author 2006
Advances in science, medicine, technology and agriculture have the potential to contribute to the reduction of disease and poverty worldwide. Communications and information technology (ICT) has enabled collaboration and dissemina...
Reviewing the policy context for research publication in South Africa
E. Gray / Local Government and Public Service Reform Initiative 2007
Publishing scholarly output in Africa is hindered by a lack of resources, arising from unwillingness on the part of both government and higher education institutions to fund research publication – or even to regard scholarly pub...
Understanding the requirements for digital scientific information resources for sustainable development in Latin America
D.A. Lange Canhos; V. Perez Canhos; W. Anderson / The Reference Center on Environmental Information (CRIA) 2007
This is the report a workshop looking at strategies for open and permanent access to scientific information in Latin America. The workshop aimed to provide an international and interdisciplinary forum to promote discuss...
How to develop an Open Access journal
D.J. Solomon / Developing Open Access Journals 2008
Open Access (OA) journals are becoming an important means of disseminating research and scholarship. While creating a new OA journal need not be difficult, it takes a wealth of specialized knowledge that most people interested in crea...
Items 1 to 10 of 13

Items 1 to 10 of 13

Open Access Explained
CGIAR Research Program on Drylands Systems 2015
This document intends to give scientists, who conduct research under the framework of the CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Systems, a snapshot on the benefits of using Open Access mechanisms to publish their research outputs and resu...
Battle for open: how openness won and why it doesn’t feel like victory
2014
With the success of open access publishing, Massive open online courses (MOOCs) and open education practices, the open approach to education has moved from the periphery to the mainstream. This marks a moment of victory for the open e...
Open licenses promise significant value for funders, grantees and for the public good
P. Malone / Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University 2009
This document examines the extent to which charitable foundations are aware of and have begun to use open licenses such as Creative Commons or the GPL.  It highlights examples where foundations have begun to take advantage o...
Bridging the gap between research and action
International Development Research Centre 2008
Knowledge Translation (KT) is the middle, meeting ground between two fundamentally different processes: those of research and those of action. This toolkit is offered primarily to researchers working on health policy and systems issue...
Benefits of open access publishing for researchers based in development countries
J. I. Papin-Ramcharan; R.A. Dawe / First Monday (USA) 2006
This paper presents the experience with open access (OA) publishing by researchers in an academic research institution, the University of the West Indies (UWI) in Trinidad and Tobago. It describes the two parallel but complimenta...
How Open Access Archiving can bridge the scientific divide between North and South
L. Chan; B. Kirsop; S. Arunachalam / SciDev.Net – the Science and Development Network 2005
Scientific progress in developing and emerging countries is greatly hampered by their inability to afford essential journals. At the same time, research generated in these regions is 'missing' to the international knowledge base becau...
Barriers to Open Access publishing in the developing world
First Author 2006
Advances in science, medicine, technology and agriculture have the potential to contribute to the reduction of disease and poverty worldwide. Communications and information technology (ICT) has enabled collaboration and dissemina...
Reviewing the policy context for research publication in South Africa
E. Gray / Local Government and Public Service Reform Initiative 2007
Publishing scholarly output in Africa is hindered by a lack of resources, arising from unwillingness on the part of both government and higher education institutions to fund research publication – or even to regard scholarly pub...
Understanding the requirements for digital scientific information resources for sustainable development in Latin America
D.A. Lange Canhos; V. Perez Canhos; W. Anderson / The Reference Center on Environmental Information (CRIA) 2007
This is the report a workshop looking at strategies for open and permanent access to scientific information in Latin America. The workshop aimed to provide an international and interdisciplinary forum to promote discuss...
How to develop an Open Access journal
D.J. Solomon / Developing Open Access Journals 2008
Open Access (OA) journals are becoming an important means of disseminating research and scholarship. While creating a new OA journal need not be difficult, it takes a wealth of specialized knowledge that most people interested in crea...
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