Evaluation of Open Access (OA) Resources METU Case Study

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  • After completion of the preliminary study, we intend to group the criteria as relates to the resource type (journals, books, reference, and etc.) and publishers (academic, government, commercial, non-profit, etc.) and then expand them.
  • Evaluation of Open Access (OA) Resources METU Case Study

    1. 1. Evaluation of Open Access (OA) Resources: METU Case Study Dr. Burcu Bulut, Middle East Technical University Library Emre Hasan Akbayrak, Middle East Technical University Library 4th Annual Meeting of COAR May 7-8, 2013, Özyeğin University Library, Istanbul, Turkey
    2. 2. Overview OA Trend Topics  Goals  Focuses  Evaluation of OA Resources  4th Annual Meeting of COAR May 7-8, 2013, Özyeğin University Library, Istanbul, Turkey
    3. 3. OA Trend Topics        Linking publications to data and funding schemes Big Data Interoperability Semantic Web Complementary platforms Open educational resources Open data management,… 4th Annual Meeting of COAR May 7-8, 2013, Özyeğin University Library, Istanbul, Turkey
    4. 4. Goals of The Presentation   To share the METU experiences on process of adding to the collection development policy of the open access resources To obtain the views and recommendations of the participants with feedback during/after the presentation in order to finalize the OA resource evaluation/selection criteria report 4th Annual Meeting of COAR May 7-8, 2013, Özyeğin University Library, Istanbul, Turkey
    5. 5. Why we prefer collection development issues ? 4th Annual Meeting of COAR May 7-8, 2013, Özyeğin University Library, Istanbul, Turkey
    6. 6. Because, we need to think as a whole and get connected 4th Annual Meeting of COAR May 7-8, 2013, Özyeğin University Library, Istanbul, Turkey
    7. 7. Therefore We Focused On    Thinking multi-directional Reviewing the scholarly communication process Restructuring services offered to information users …as well as infrastructural and technical issues. 4th Annual Meeting of COAR May 7-8, 2013, Özyeğin University Library, Istanbul, Turkey
    8. 8. It Is Necessary   To determine and apply methods to ensure OA to the scientific production of institutions and related data sets without limitation but also, To consider in detail the OA resources provided to information users within the scope of collection development policies 4th Annual Meeting of COAR May 7-8, 2013, Özyeğin University Library, Istanbul, Turkey
    9. 9. Why It Is Necessary?    Increasing number of OA resources OA collections of multiple formats Various data sharing services, policies, regulations,… 4th Annual Meeting of COAR May 7-8, 2013, Özyeğin University Library, Istanbul, Turkey
    10. 10. Evaluation Process of OA Resources 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Current situation analysis Determination of evaluation/selection criteria Deciding the form of OA resource sharing on the web Evaluation of the existing and new OA resources and creation of resource recommendation lists Sharing identified resources on the web as decided on 4th Annual Meeting of COAR May 7-8, 2013, Özyeğin University Library, Istanbul, Turkey
    11. 11. Determination of Evaluation/Selection Criteria 1  The longest period has been allocated to the this stage  There are no current report or guides prepared by institutions/organizations that are well-known in the area 4th Annual Meeting of COAR May 7-8, 2013, Özyeğin University Library, Istanbul, Turkey
    12. 12. Determination of Evaluation/Selection Criteria 2    University web pages have been examined Literature reviews have been accessed as much as possible Contact has been made with groups and individuals working on OA 4th Annual Meeting of COAR May 7-8, 2013, Özyeğin University Library, Istanbul, Turkey
    13. 13. Determination of Evaluation/Selection Criteria 3    The general definition and policies regarding OA Resources, general and detailed evaluation sections After completion of the preliminary study, we intend to group the criteria as relates to the resource type, publishers and then expand them. 4th Annual Meeting of COAR May 7-8, 2013, Özyeğin University Library, Istanbul, Turkey
    14. 14. OA Resource Definition  These are resources presented to the access of the users without any financial or legal barriers (some resources may only have opened some content as in journals or may require registration) …details will be listed at the final report 4th Annual Meeting of COAR May 7-8, 2013, Özyeğin University Library, Istanbul, Turkey
    15. 15. Policies 1    Scientific OA resources (e.g. peerreviewed journals) are suitable for evaluation Proposals made by the librarians take priority regarding the resources to be evaluated Suggestions can also be collected from users but approval of the librarians is required 4th Annual Meeting of COAR May 7-8, 2013, Özyeğin University Library, Istanbul, Turkey
    16. 16. Policies 2   The journals to be evaluated should be part of the main topic indexes. OA resources other than journals (databases, collections of monographs, websites, maps, image collections, etc.) are also suitable for the evaluation 4th Annual Meeting of COAR May 7-8, 2013, Özyeğin University Library, Istanbul, Turkey
    17. 17. Evaluation Criteria (General)    Does the resource support university's research and educational areas? Is the resource being produced or supported by respected authorities or organizations in their field? Is the resource being published on a regular basis and reliable? 4th Annual Meeting of COAR May 7-8, 2013, Özyeğin University Library, Istanbul, Turkey
    18. 18. Evaluation Criteria (General)   Is the resource's interface easy to use? Does the use of the resource require a special technology (a special application, a custom font, etc.)? 4th Annual Meeting of COAR May 7-8, 2013, Özyeğin University Library, Istanbul, Turkey
    19. 19. Evaluation Criteria (Detailed) Performed under the headings of:  Presentation  Relevance  Objectivity  Method  Source  Timeliness  Editor and editorial board 4th Annual Meeting of COAR May 7-8, 2013, Özyeğin University Library, Istanbul, Turkey
    20. 20. Evaluation Criteria (Detailed) Presentation:     Language and writing style Structure Layout Integrity… 4th Annual Meeting of COAR May 7-8, 2013, Özyeğin University Library, Istanbul, Turkey
    21. 21. Evaluation Criteria (Detailed) Relevance:     Academic Topical Geographical Project based 4th Annual Meeting of COAR May 7-8, 2013, Özyeğin University Library, Istanbul, Turkey
    22. 22. Evaluation Criteria (Detailed) Objectivity:    Perspective Opinion Sponsorhip… 4th Annual Meeting of COAR May 7-8, 2013, Özyeğin University Library, Istanbul, Turkey
    23. 23. Evaluation Criteria (Detailed) Method:  The way of information produced:  Research Reports   How was the study carried out? Literature Reviews  Is the review covering all known literature? 4th Annual Meeting of COAR May 7-8, 2013, Özyeğin University Library, Istanbul, Turkey
    24. 24. Evaluation Criteria (Detailed) Source:    Author details Organisations Publications… 4th Annual Meeting of COAR May 7-8, 2013, Özyeğin University Library, Istanbul, Turkey
    25. 25. Evaluation Criteria (Detailed) Timeliness:   Date Currency 4th Annual Meeting of COAR May 7-8, 2013, Özyeğin University Library, Istanbul, Turkey
    26. 26. Evaluation Criteria (Detailed) Editor and editorial board  Formal editorial/review board  Academic information regarding to the editor and editorial board  Sufficient number of board members… 4th Annual Meeting of COAR May 7-8, 2013, Özyeğin University Library, Istanbul, Turkey
    27. 27. Questions in Mind  How to manage open access budget?  Where to evaluate OA resources within a catalog or e-resource management tools? 4th Annual Meeting of COAR May 7-8, 2013, Özyeğin University Library, Istanbul, Turkey
    28. 28. References (Selected List)     Open Access Resources at the UC Libraries: http://www.cdlib.org/services/collections/openaccess.html Open Access Information Resources: How We Evaluate Sites for Inclusion: http://www.open.ac.uk/libraryservices/pages/oair/?id=20 Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association, Code of Conduct http://oaspa.org/membership/code-of-conduct/ Scholarly Open Access: Critical Analysis of Scholarly Open-Access Publishing: http://scholarlyoa.com/2012/11/30/criteria-fordetermining-predatory-open-access-publishers-2ndedition/ 4th Annual Meeting of COAR May 7-8, 2013, Özyeğin University Library, Istanbul, Turkey
    29. 29. References (Selected List)     Mullen, L. B. (2010). Open access and its practical impact on the work of academic librarians : collection development, public services, and the library and information science literature . Oxford: Chandos Pub. Mullen, L. B. (2011). Open access and collection develpment in academic libraries; digitization to discovery. IFLA Satellite Conference: Acquisition and Collection Develeopment Section. University of the Virgin Islands. DOAJ Selection Criteria: http://www.doaj.org/doaj?func=loadTempl&templ=about #criteria Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association, Code of Counduct: http://oaspa.org/membership/code-ofconduct/ 4th Annual Meeting of COAR May 7-8, 2013, Özyeğin University Library, Istanbul, Turkey
    30. 30. Thank you for your attention! Please share your feedback and opinions! Dr. Burcu Bulut bketen@metu.edu.tr Emre Hasan Akbayrak akbayrak@metu.edu.tr 4th Annual Meeting of COAR May 7-8, 2013, Özyeğin University Library, Istanbul, Turkey

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