Happy Open Access New Year!
2012 was yet another awesome year for open access growth. To illustrate just how far we've come: a BASE search of over 2,400 repositories now searches over 40 million documents.
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Related link: http://poeticeconomics.blogspot.ca/2012/12/december-31-2012-dramatic-growth-of.html
The Open Library of Humanities: Building Open Access with Academic Capital
Though unafilliated with the successful Public Library of Science (PLOS), the new Open Library of Humanities (OLH) initiative has been inspired by the PLOS open megajournal model-if the sciences can do it why not the humanities and social sciences?
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/open-library-humanities-building-open-access-academic-capital
Related links: http://www.plos.org/, http://www.openlibhums.org/
REPORT AVAILABLE: Sustaining Our Digital Future-Institutional Strategies for Digital Content
With the generous support of Jisc, Ithaka S+R was able to examine the strategies that institutions have in place for supporting digital content resources beyond their initial construction and implementation.
Read the post: http://duraspace.org/report-available-sustaining-our-digital-future%E2%80%93institutional-strategies-digital-content
Related link: http://www.sr.ithaka.org/research-publications