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Why Open Access isRight for the World Bank     Carlos Rossel, Publisher, The World Bank                 Open Access Africa...
Why Open Access is       Right for the World Bank•   It wasn’t always so•   It’s Mission Driven•   It’s Cutting Edge•   It...
It wasn’t always so“The Bank needs to exploit the commercialpotential of its publications”          It Wasn’t Always So– P...
World Bank Mission        Statement   Our Dream is a World Free of            Poverty      To fight poverty with passion a...
“We need to do development differently”      Robert Zoellick, President, The World Bank Group     New Direction: Democrati...
Conflict & Failed States   Early Childhood Education     Gender Equity                                                    ...
Conflict & Failed States   Early Childhood Education     Gender Equity                                                    ...
Embracing      OpennessTHE WORLD BANK OPEN AGENDA
Four Pillars of the         World Bank’s Open Agenda1. Access to Information•Moved from positive to negative list•Except f...
Access to Information – Website
Access to Information – iPad App
Four Pillars of the      World Bank’s Open Agenda1.   Access to Information2.   Open Data                              Ope...
Open Data Portal
Open Data: Mapping for Results           Portal
Unique Visitors   Total Visits   Pages Viewed
Four Pillars of the        World Bank’s Open Agenda1.   Access to Information2.   Open Data3.   Open Access Policy4.   Cre...
Our Conflict
(Thousands)              Dissemination of Print Books
(Thousands)              “Followers” on Social Media
(Millions)   Dissemination of Print and Electronic
Strategic Review ofWorld Bank Publications        Create a cutting edge publishing model       that fully embraces free an...
Weekly DownloadsWeekly average: 8,604 Documents DownloadedLarge increase in October in number of downloads, doubling from ...
Monthly Downloads            90            80            70            60Thousands            50            40            ...
Total Downloads258,117 Downloads (58% developed, 42% developing countries)Large increase in October in number of downloads...
Top 30 Countries, by Downloads
Timeline of Content AddedTotal: Over 9,900 documents  Additional legacy content to be added in 2013
Timeline of Repository Development and Addition of Content                                                    2012    OKR ...
Sustainable Open Access Publishing in a Mission-Driven, Non-Profit Institution• Content. Lots of good content• Strong bran...
The Currency ofOpen Access Publishing
Next Steps• Network with, and learn from, the OA community• Partner with other institutions for repository interoperabilit...
Why Open Access is            Right for the World Bank•   It’s Mission Driven•   It’s Cutting Edge•   It makes us Relevant...
Carlos Rossel, Publisher, The World Bank         crossel@worldbank.org
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    1. 1. Why Open Access isRight for the World Bank Carlos Rossel, Publisher, The World Bank Open Access Africa University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa November 5, 2012
    2. 2. Why Open Access is Right for the World Bank• It wasn’t always so• It’s Mission Driven• It’s Cutting Edge• It makes us Relevant• It makes us Open and Transparent• It makes us Accountable• It makes us Results Driven• It Works
    3. 3. It wasn’t always so“The Bank needs to exploit the commercialpotential of its publications” It Wasn’t Always So– Publisher’s Job Description, January 2008
    4. 4. World Bank Mission Statement Our Dream is a World Free of Poverty To fight poverty with passion and professionalism for lasting results To help people help themselves and theirenvironment by providing resources, sharing knowledge, building capacity and forging partnerships in the public and private sector
    5. 5. “We need to do development differently” Robert Zoellick, President, The World Bank Group New Direction: Democratizing Development We need to throw open the doors, recognizing that others can find and create their own solutions. And this open research revolution is underway. We need to recognize that development knowledge is no longer the sole province of the researcher, the scholar, or the ivory tower. The aim is to open the treasure chest of the World Bank’s data and knowledge to every village health care worker, every researcher, everyone. Georgetown University, September 2010
    6. 6. Conflict & Failed States Early Childhood Education Gender Equity Investment Climate Climate Change Jobs Old Age Security Health
    7. 7. Conflict & Failed States Early Childhood Education Gender Equity Investment Climate Climate Change Jobs Old Age Security Health
    8. 8. Embracing OpennessTHE WORLD BANK OPEN AGENDA
    9. 9. Four Pillars of the World Bank’s Open Agenda1. Access to Information•Moved from positive to negative list•Except for small list of exceptions,documents and reports are available•Millions pages viewed since July 2010 Open About What We Do “The World Bank’s Access to Information Policy is (Operations and Results) the gold standard for financial institutions…” − Chad Dobson, Bank Information Center
    10. 10. Access to Information – Website
    11. 11. Access to Information – iPad App
    12. 12. Four Pillars of the World Bank’s Open Agenda1. Access to Information2. Open Data Open About Open About What We Know What We Do (Data and (Operations Knowledge) and Results)
    13. 13. Open Data Portal
    14. 14. Open Data: Mapping for Results Portal
    15. 15. Unique Visitors Total Visits Pages Viewed
    16. 16. Four Pillars of the World Bank’s Open Agenda1. Access to Information2. Open Data3. Open Access Policy4. Creative Commons Licensing Open About Open About What We What We Do Know (Operations (Data and and Results) Knowledge)
    17. 17. Our Conflict
    18. 18. (Thousands) Dissemination of Print Books
    19. 19. (Thousands) “Followers” on Social Media
    20. 20. (Millions) Dissemination of Print and Electronic
    21. 21. Strategic Review ofWorld Bank Publications Create a cutting edge publishing model that fully embraces free and open access,with a particular emphasis on electronic dissemination + + =
    22. 22. Weekly DownloadsWeekly average: 8,604 Documents DownloadedLarge increase in October in number of downloads, doubling from September across all collections
    23. 23. Monthly Downloads 90 80 70 60Thousands 50 40 30 20 10 0 Apr-12 May-12 Jun-12 Jul-12 Aug-12 Sep-12 Oct-12 Developing Countries Developed Countries Monthly average: 36,874 Documents Downloaded; 42% from Developing Countries
    24. 24. Total Downloads258,117 Downloads (58% developed, 42% developing countries)Large increase in October in number of downloads, doubling from September across all collections
    25. 25. Top 30 Countries, by Downloads
    26. 26. Timeline of Content AddedTotal: Over 9,900 documents Additional legacy content to be added in 2013
    27. 27. Timeline of Repository Development and Addition of Content 2012 OKR launches with 3,000 research outputs and knowledge products from 2008 to present April Content: Import of 1,000 externally published Content: Import of 1,000 externally May published journal articles journal articles Content: Import of 3,000 legacy publications from 2005 to 2008 June July President Kim takes office Access to Information policy implemented July July August Development: New custom workflow engine Content: Import of 2,800+ Knowledge Notes from 2005 to 2008 September Inclusion of Global Financial Development Report October 2013 Inclusion of Doing Business 2013 October October Inclusion of World Development Report 2013 New functionality: Author Profiles November New functionality: Enhanced download statistics, November and citations reporting
    28. 28. Sustainable Open Access Publishing in a Mission-Driven, Non-Profit Institution• Content. Lots of good content• Strong brand• Enabling authorizing environment  OA Policy / CC Licensing / Publishing Policy• Client oriented  Agile  Competitive• Focus on customers• Innovative• Entrepreneurial• Really good people• Luck
    29. 29. The Currency ofOpen Access Publishing
    30. 30. Next Steps• Network with, and learn from, the OA community• Partner with other institutions for repository interoperability  South-South knowledge exchange  South-North knowledge exchange• Develop Open Educational Resources• Advocate for Open Access• Where we can add value, help develop OA capacity
    31. 31. Why Open Access is Right for the World Bank• It’s Mission Driven• It’s Cutting Edge• It makes us Relevant• It makes us Open and Transparent• It makes us Accountable• It makes us Results Driven• It Works If you’re a mission-driven, non-profit institution open access is right for you too
    32. 32. Carlos Rossel, Publisher, The World Bank crossel@worldbank.org
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