AAUP 2011: Doing Good in Developing Countries (A. Snoeyenbos)

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AAUP 2011: Doing Good in Developing Countries (A. Snoeyenbos)

  1. 1. Doing Good (Efficiently) in <br />Developing Countries<br />Friday June 3 5-6:15pm: Salons 1 and 2<br /> <br />Moderator, Ann Snoeyenbos will discuss Project MUSE’s experience working with INASP-PERI.<br />Barbara Gastel from Texas A&M University will introduce AuthorAID, Publishers for Development, and the JOLs programs <br />Sarah Polaski from CRDF Global will discuss the work involved in bringing the Iraq Virtual Science Library to fruition, as well as projects under development for Afghanistan, and the Maghreb/N. Africa.<br />http://muse.jhu.edu<br />
  2. 2. Why make the effort?<br />Equity of access to information<br />Mission-driven publishing<br />Brand dissemination <br />Potential for great authors<br />Some revenue today, more tomorrow<br />http://muse.jhu.edu<br />
  3. 3. Why not DIY?<br />Time<br />Money<br />Expertise<br />Context<br />Sustainability<br />http://muse.jhu.edu<br />
  4. 4. Why not DIY?<br />Ability to reach a broader audience by working through libraries<br />Efficiencies for publisher and for third party<br />http://muse.jhu.edu<br />
  5. 5. Why MUSE chose INASP PERI<br />Humanities and Social Science content focus <br />(Research 4Life: HINARI, AGORA, OARE)<br />INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY<br />IP verification<br />Enforcement of abuse monitoring<br />Pricing: Not free, but appropriate.<br />Teaching me: low bandwidth, budget cycles, etc.<br />Teaching them: librarians, scholars, budget makers, governments<br />They will be the bad cop.<br />http://muse.jhu.edu<br />
  6. 6. How is it going?<br />2004 initial conversations  2007 subscribers: <br />Ethiopia<br />Madagascar<br />2011 subscribers:<br />Bangladesh 37<br />Cote d’Ivoire 1<br />Ethiopia 13<br />Ghana 17<br />Honduras 7<br />Kenya 48<br />Nepal 5<br />Pakistan 356<br />Rwanda 6 Total = 490<br />http://muse.jhu.edu<br />
  7. 7. What about usage? Ethiopia<br />Top 5 Article Downloads Ethiopia 2009<br />Northeast African Studies Soil and Water Resources and Degradation Factors Affecting Productivity in Ethiopian Highland Agro-Ecosystems<br />Eastern Africa Social Science Research Review Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) Finance in Ethiopia: Empirical Evidence<br />Northeast African Studies Deforestation, Wood Famine, and Environmental Degradation in Ethiopia's Highland Ecosystems: Urgent Need for Action<br />Northeast African Studies Deforestation and Land Degredation in the Ethiopian Highlands: A Strategy for Physical Recovery<br />Northeast African Studies HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia: An Overview<br />http://muse.jhu.edu<br />
  8. 8. What about usage? Ethiopia<br />Top 5 Article Downloads Ethiopia 2010<br />Northeast African Studies Soil and Water Resources and Degradation Factors Affecting Productivity in Ethiopian Highland Agro-Ecosystems<br />Eastern Africa Social Science Research Review Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) Finance in Ethiopia: Empirical Evidence<br />Journal of Military History Doctoral Dissertations in Military History<br />Northeast African Studies Deforestation, Wood Famine, and Environmental Degradation in Ethiopia's Highland Ecosystems: Urgent Need for Action<br />Northeast African Studies Deforestation and Land Degredation in the Ethiopian Highlands: A Strategy for Physical Recovery<br />http://muse.jhu.edu<br />
  9. 9. What about usage? Kenya<br />Top 5Article Downloads Kenya 2009<br />Africa Today The State and Schooling in Kenya: Historical Developments and Current Challenges<br />History in Africa Political Songs, Collective Memories, and Kikuyu Indi Schools<br />History in Africa Navigating the Kenya National Archives: Research and its Role in Kenyan Society<br />Research in African Literatures Mwongozo—the Study Guide to Swahili Literary Works: Its Role as a Component in Education in Kenya<br />Africa Today Language and Multiparty Democracy in a Multiethnic Kenya<br />http://muse.jhu.edu<br />
  10. 10. What about usage? Kenya<br />Top 5Article Downloads Kenya 2010<br />Research in African Literatures Mwongozo—the Study Guide to Swahili Literary Works: Its Role as a Component in Education in Kenya<br />Journal of Developing Areas Interest Rate Reforms, Financial Deepening and Economic Growth in Kenya: An Empirical Investigation<br />History in Africa Navigating the Kenya National Archives: Research and its Role in Kenyan Society<br />African Studies Review KwasiWiredu and Beyond: The Text, Writing and Thought in Africa (review)<br />Social Forces Beyond College for All: Career Paths for the Forgotten Half (review)<br />http://muse.jhu.edu<br />
  11. 11. What about usage? Bangladesh<br />Top 5Article Downloads Bangladesh 2009<br />NWSA Journal The Rise of the Bangladesh Garment Industry: Globalization, Women Workers, and Voice<br />Journal of Developing Areas Export Performance of Bangladesh's Fisheries Sector<br />Journal of Developing Areas Trade Liberalization in Bangladesh: The Process and Its Impact on Macro Variables Particularly Export Expansion<br />Journal of Developing Areas Occupational Segregation, Wage Discrimination, and Impact on Poverty In Rural Bangladesh<br />Journal of Developing Areas Savings and Growth in Bangladesh<br />http://muse.jhu.edu<br />
  12. 12. What about usage? Bangladesh<br />Top 5Article Downloads Bangladesh 2010<br />Journal of Developing Areas Export Performance of Bangladesh's Fisheries Sector<br />NWSA Journal The Rise of the Bangladesh Garment Industry: Globalization, Women Workers, and Voice<br />Journal of Developing Areas Trade Liberalization in Bangladesh: The Process and Its Impact on Macro Variables Particularly Export Expansion<br />Positions The Potential of People: An Interview with ChayanVaddhanaphuti<br />Journal of Democracy Democracyas a Universal Value<br />http://muse.jhu.edu<br />
  13. 13. Is it worth it?<br />ABSOLUTELY!<br />http://muse.jhu.edu<br />

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