Book review: Developing Open Access Journals: A practical guide
Book Review: Developing Open Access Journals: A practical guide Dr. Sarika SawantRefresher Course in Lib and Inf Science Date: 24th Aug to 13th Sept 2012 Presentation 07/09/2012
Outlineskills and steps involved in Designing Implementing Sustaining
3 partsBackground Crafting a Launching ofinformation new open open access access journal journal
Part 1• Brief history of scholarly journals,• The functions of journals in scholarly communities,• Ethical and practical arguments for open access to scholarship,• Models for open access journals
Part 2• Planning• Hosting and Data Systems• Policies, Author Instructions• Resource and Financing Issues• Disseminating the Content of the Journal Part 3• Launching, Maintaining and sustaining of the journal
Useful for whom• Those who wants to start open access journals; faculty members, academic librarians; and students. Bibliographical details• Solomon, D. (2008). Developing Open Access Journals: A practical guide. Chandos Publishing, 192 p. ISBN-13: 978 1 84334 339 4.
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