OPEN ACCESSLITERATURE ONNURSING Sarika Sawant, PhD SHPT School of Library Science SNDT Women’s University Presentation at L. T. College of Nursing 18th July 2012
OUTLINE Scholarly communication Open access Self archiving and its various ways Directories IR’s, Subject repositories, Cross archives Open sources useful for PhD
Scholarly Communication Defined creating, disseminating and preserving scientific knowledge network of complex relationships between a number of players - authors, editors, publishers, distributors, librarians and most importantly consumers of scholarly information
Scholarly Communication in Crisis• Increasing control of scholarly journalsindustry by the commercials firms• High cost of scholarly journals verses lowlibrary budget• Shift from print to electronic form: the legalframework• Battle of ownership verses access• Advent of open access publishing is a directthreat to commercial publishers.• Growing awareness of utilization of moneygenerated from taxpayers
What is "Open Access"• According to"Budapest Open Access Initiative" (BOAI) – It’s free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself. The only constraint on reproduction and distribution, and the only role for copyright in this domain, should be to give authors control over the integrity of their work and the right to be properly acknowledged and cited (http: //www.soros.org/openaccess/read.shtml).
BOAI recommend two complementary strategies for authors to participate in open access these are: Open Access Journals (Golden Road) Self-Archiving of E-Prints (Green Road)
OPEN ACCESS JOURNALS Open access journals e-journals (supplementary fee-based print versions) freely available Born-OA journals Delayed OA journals Author paid OA journals
DIRECTORY OF OPEN ACCESS JOURNALS(DOAJ) The aim of the DOAJ is to increase the visibility and ease of use of open access scientific and scholarly journals DOAJ AS OF TODAY 7267 journals 3389 journals searchable at article level 669521 articles India 5th Rank among 117 countries 360 journals
BIOMED CENTRAL Largest publisher of OA journals Launched in 2000 More than 200+ titles, 60,000+ articles Cost coverd by article processing charges
MEDKNOW PUBLICATIONSIt is a publisher for peer-reviewed, online/print+online journals in the area of STM. 199 Total journals 172 Total associations / societies 76,079 Total articles 68,167 Full text articles 18,976 Manuscripts submitted in 12 111 Manuscripts submitted on May 20, 2012 2,252,646 Articles downloaded in Apr 12 76,587 Articles downloaded on May 20, 2012
SELF-ARCHIVING OF E-PRINTS "Self-archiving" refers to making "e-prints" available on the Web. An e-print is either a digital preprint or a postprint.
E-PRINTS ARE TYPICALLY MADE AVAILABLE IN ONEOF FOUR PRIMARY WAYS: authors personal website; a disciplinary archive that includes works by authors worldwide about one or more subjects; an institutional e-print archive that includes e-prints by authors in a single academic unit, such as a department, or the entire institution; or an institutional repository that includes diverse types of digital works (e.g., data sets, electronic theses and dissertations, presentations, and technical reports), including e-prints, by authors at a single institution.
DEFINITION OF IR An institutional repository is a digital archive of the intellectual product created by the faculty, research staff, and students of an institution and accessible to end users both within and outside of the institution, with few if any barriers to access.
TO THE INSTITUTION, AN IR OFFERS Increasing visibility and prestige Centralisation and storage of all types of institutional output Support for learning and teaching Standardisation of institutional records Leverage of existing systems Possible long term cost savings
BENEFITS TO AUTHORS Increased dissemination and impact Storage and access to a wide range of materials Feedback and commentary Provision of added value services
FOR SOCIETY Provide access to the world’s research Ensures long-term preservation of institutes’ academic output
CONTENTS OF AN IR Pre-prints / post prints Research reports, Conference papers / posters Book reviews Teaching materials Student’s assignments / projects Doctoral theses and dissertations Audio / video materials such as speech Photographs / images Convocation address, Annual reports / manuscripts / maps Newspaper clippings / articles Profiles of faculty members / administrative staff / scientists etc.
AUTHORISED CONTRIBUTORS Students, Research scholars, Teachers, Scientists, Administrative staff Academic support staff
Directory of Open access Books http://www.doabooks.org/
OA NURSING Open Access journals Open access book Theses and Dissertation repositories Databases
OPEN ACCESS NURSING JOURNALSAporia : The Nursing Journal Nursing TimesActa Paulista de Enfermagem Online Brazilian Journal of NursingAORN Journal Online Journal of Issues in NursingBMC Nursing Online Journal of Nursing InformaticsCiencia y Enfermería - Revista Online Journal of Rural Nursing and Health Iberoamericana de Investigacíon CareEnfermería Global Open Nursing JournalEvidence Based Nursing (One year old Revista Eletronica de Enfermagem papers are accessible) Revista Latino-Americana de EnfermagemICUs and Nursing Texto & Contexto EnfermagemInternet Journal of Advanced Nursing Topics in Advanced Practice Nursing Practice World of Irish NursingJAMA – Original articles free after 6 months. World Wide WoundsNew England Journal of Medicine – Original articles free after 6 months. Nutrition JournalNuritinga - An Electronic Journal of Nursing Nutrition and MetabolismNursing research an practice
THESES AND DISSERTATIONS REPOSITORYWEBSITES Compiled by Tanya Feddern-Bekcan, this is the list of theses and dissertations websites suggested by many of NAHRS members; nearly all of them allow free searching. Abes: Agence Bibliographique de l’Enseignement Superieur (from France) Australian Digital Theses Program Caltech theses Center for Research Libraries foreign dissertations Cybertesis.net--University of Chile, provides access to 27,000 etheses from 35 world universities DART-Europe E-theses Portal (DEEP)-- European Working Group of the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD). Access to 106,000 doctoral theses. Doctoral Dissertations in Musicology--This is an international database of citations for dissertations in musicology that contains over 12,000 records. Dissertations are from approximately 1950 to the present. (This is probably more appropriate for a public or music library.) Digital Library and Archives--Digital Library and Archives allows searching for citations and abstracts of over 6,700 theses and dissertations. Free full-text access is provided for over 4,500 of these items.
DATABASES Entrez Medscape The Cochrane Review Free Pubmed Nursing articles National Electronic Library For Health
CALENDAR/DIARY : GCALENDER(ITS FREE NOT OPEN SOURCE)
CREATIVE COMMONS Creative Commons develops, supports, and stewards legal and technical infrastructure that maximizes digital creativity, sharing, and innovation. set of copyright licenses and tools http://creativecommons.org/about
Download zotero 11.0 for windows on your machine STEPSAfter completion of download pl tick mark for its installation as pop up windowsappearsAfter the installation process is complete restart your computerDownload zotero 3.0 and then install on your machineRestart your computerClick on the Mozilla browserWrite the url of the articleWhen the articles appear in the Mozilla browser, near the URL there will appear aicon of book, click on that so that it saves the article in Zotero you are viewingThen open the windows 2007 microsoftGo to menu bar there will be new addition ‘Add-Ins’Zotero insert bibliographyType the authors name and press the enter button
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