Open Access Resources (What they are and how to find them) FIL Interlend 2014

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Talk for the Forum for Interlending Conference 2014 on how to find and evaluate Open Access resouces and their usefulness for Interlibrary Loan/Document Supply

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Open Access Resources (What they are and how to find them) FIL Interlend 2014

  1. 1. Leah Maughan Digital Collections Librarian
  2. 2. What is Open Access? What are we looking at when we look at OA resources? How can we find OA resources? Tools and tricks Supplying OA resources – some examples Q&A
  3. 3. OPEN ACCESS RESOURCES Electronically available Discoverable Free to download to anyone with an internet connection Free to re-use Journal articles Whole Journals Books/Thesis Slides/Conference Proceedings Research items Data
  4. 4. DIGITAL THESIS Electronic thesis and dissertations, through archiving of electronic copies or digitisation projects make unpublished thesis available electronically. These works can be made discoverable online. With permission from the author the full text can be made available for download (and reuse)
  5. 5. HTTP://ETHOS.BL.UK/HOME.DO;JSESSIONID=D 4A3114287A70EFD3B6209418816033A
  6. 6. HTTP://WWW.DART-EUROPE.EU/BASIC- SEARCH.PHP
  7. 7. HTTP://PQDTOPEN.PROQUEST.COM/SEARCH.H TML
  8. 8. HTTP://TROVE.NLA.GOV.AU/BOOK/RESULT?L- FORMAT=THESIS&SORTBY=DATEDESC&Q=&L- AVAILABILITY=Y&L-AUSTRALIAN=Y
  9. 9. HTTP://WWW.COLLECTIONSCANADA.GC.CA/TH ESESCANADA/INDEX-E.HTML
  10. 10. HTTP://WWW.BODLEIAN.OX.AC.UK/ORA/OXFO RD_ETHESES
  11. 11. HTTP://OATD.ORG/
  12. 12. GOLD & GREEN PEER REVIEW PROCESS Resear ch Published PDF
  13. 13. Published PDF TRADITIONAL PUBLICATION ROUTE
  14. 14. Published PDF GOLD ROUTE GREEN ROUTE GREEN ROUTE
  15. 15. Published PDF GOLD ROUTE GREEN ROUTE GREEN ROUTE
  16. 16. OPEN ACCESS JOURNALS Published OA articles use the Gold route Gold is not an indication of quality Is not always funded by Article Processing Charges OA Journals can be fully Gold or Hybrid Gold In a fully Gold OA Journal all articles can be accessed by anyone with an internet connection Hybrid Gold is an option to make individual articles within a subscription journal OA Additionally some journals may make all their work OA a certain time after publication (like 2-3 years)
  17. 17. OA JOURNAL
  18. 18. ANOTHER OA JOURNAL
  19. 19. PLOS? = MASSIVE ONLINE OA JOURNAL
  20. 20. HYBRID A hybrid Gold Journal follows the traditional subscriptions based publishing model But will allow authors to pay to make individual articles available Open Access This may be reflected in the issue level menus as a traffic light or open/closed padlock graphic
  21. 21. CHECKING FOR OA If you want to pass on an OA document to your user how can you be sure the journal you are looking at is Open Access and is safe to recommend?
  22. 22. DOAJ
  23. 23. PUBMED
  24. 24. ULRICH'S
  25. 25. SHERPA ROMEO
  26. 26. REPOSITORIES Dictionary: A place where things are stored and can be found Institutional Subject Geographic Records may only have metadata – but can provide useful details Records may have full text – but can be different versions
  27. 27. TEESREP
  28. 28. ROAR
  29. 29. OPENDOAR
  30. 30. CORE
  31. 31. REPOSITORIES AND VERSIONS Once you have discovered repository content you may need to check which version you are looking at in order to advise your users Coversheets added by the repository may let you know You can also trace back to the repository metadata to check there Recognising a repository record from the URL can be helpful
  32. 32. AUTHORS MANUSCRIPT
  33. 33. PUBLISHERS PDF
  34. 34. METADATA & VERSION INFO The best way to check the version you are looking at is to check the coversheet where possible or the information in the repository metadata http://tees.openrepository.com/tees/handle/10149/97778 http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/16654/ http://dro.dur.ac.uk/12788/
  35. 35. HOW TO GET TO THE RECORD USING THE URL https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=Women%27s+experiences+of+breast+cancer%3A+a+longitudinal+perspective&ie=utf- 8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-GB:official&client=firefox-a&channel=fflb&gfe_rd=cr&ei=YT2kU7aRCY7Y8gepz4HYCw If you have found an article online and are trying to ascertain the rights and version, navigating back to the repository record can be the best way of finding out
  36. 36. OPEN ACCESS BOOKS Open access and books becomes more tricky Scholarly monographs are starting to make the move to OA Textbooks may be slowest to make the move
  37. 37. HATHI TRUST
  38. 38. DOAB
  39. 39. PROJECT GUTTENBERG
  40. 40. USING OPEN ACCESS FOR DOCUMENT SUPPLY SOME EXAMPLES… Parker & Lovell (2009) ‘Characteristics Affecting the Use of Imagery: A Youth Sports Academy Study’ Journal of Imagery Research in Sport and Physical Activity / Vol. 4, No. 1, pp.1-15 DIRECT (DECLINED TO LEND) Skelton, Cook at al (2009) ‘Prevalence and trends of severe obesity among US children and adolescents’ Academic Paediatrics Sep-Oct;9(5):322-9. doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2009.04.005. NOT *NUKL
  41. 41. USING OPEN ACCESS FOR DOCUMENT SUPPLY SOME EXAMPLES… Barron (2012) ‘The potential and challenges of critical realist ethnography’ International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2013, vol. 36, no. 2, pp. 117-130 CRF

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