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Open Access: Publish and Flourish

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Open Access: Publish and Flourish

  1. 1. Open Access: Publish and Flourish
  2. 2. Today’s questions • What is Open Access? • Why should I make my research open? • How do I make my work open?
  3. 3. flickr user BRICK 101
  4. 4. $ flickr user BRICK 101
  5. 5. Jorge Cham, phdcomics.com “Open Access Explained!”
  6. 6. Jorge Cham, phdcomics.com “Open Access Explained!”
  7. 7. Library Journal 2012 Periodicals Pricing Survey Jorge Cham, phdcomics.com “Open Access Explained!”
  8. 8. Access is limited to the privileged
  9. 9. Open Access “Open access is scholarly research that is digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions (although it does require that proper attribution of works be given to authors).”
  10. 10. Why should I make my work openly available?
  11. 11. Open work is better for society XPRIZE Foundation
  12. 12. Open work is better for researchBy making work open, we enhance its value!
  13. 13. Open work is better for authors McKiernan et al., 2016
  14. 14. The world is moving towards open
  15. 15. Canada is moving towards open
  16. 16. Canada is moving towards open
  17. 17. How do I make my work open? “If I want to make my work open, I need to pay a high Article Processing Charge (APC).” “If I want to make my work open, I can’t publish in the journals that are best for my work.”
  18. 18. How do I make my work open? Gold Open Access Green Open Access• Article made accessible by the publisher • Often steep APC’s • Free to public, but cost shifted to author • DOAJ.org • Article made accessible by the authors • “Self-archiving” • Still open access!!
  19. 19. What am I allowed to archive? Preprint – pre-peer review Postprint – post-peer review, pre- typesetting Publisher’s PDF
  20. 20. What am I allowed to archive? SHERPA/RoMEO
  21. 21. Self-archiving
  22. 22. Where should I archive?
  23. 23. Where should I archive?
  24. 24. Personal websites? • Personal websites are ok….BUT
  25. 25. Social media? • ResearchGate or Academia.edu …. OK but not OA!
  26. 26. http://libguides.unf.edu
  27. 27. Resources for finding open work
  28. 28. Openness is our responsibility!
  29. 29. Thank you! • Questions? kragneh@mcmaster.ca @haleykrag • Learn more and get involved! OOOCanada.ca @OOOpenCanada

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