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On Promoting Open Access at LBNL


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On Promoting Open Access at LBNL

  1. 1. On Promoting Open Access at LBNL<br />Jeffery Loo<br />December 17, 2009<br /><br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />
  3. 3. 1<br />Awareness of <br />open access principles<br />
  4. 4. Research life cycle challenges<br />challenges<br />journal subscription fees<br />copyright ownership / control<br />reader access<br />return on public investment<br />funding<br />(Treloar and Groenewegen, 2007)<br />
  5. 5. Yikes!!!<br />
  6. 6. Open access responds to these challenges<br />Publishing that is<br />Digital and online<br />Free access for readers *<br />Fewer copyright restrictions<br />not free for authors<br />(Suber, 2007)<br />
  7. 7. Motivations for OA participation<br />Altruism<br />Self-interest<br />
  8. 8. Advantages and concerns<br />Advantages<br />Greater visibility and citation rate<br />Digital<br />Free access<br />Promotes collaboration <br />and exchange<br />Concerns<br />Publishing quality<br />Preservation and authenticity<br />Sustainability of author-pays model<br />Conflict of interest when author pays<br />(Information Platform Open Access, 2009)<br />
  9. 9. 2Open accessmodels<br />
  10. 10. Spectrum of open access models<br />Less effort<br />Individual level<br />More effort<br />Collaboration<br />
  11. 11. Open access licenses<br />an alternative to traditional copyright<br />
  12. 12. Open access journals<br />free to read, but not to produce<br />
  13. 13. Springer Open Choice<br />
  14. 14. Open access archives and repositories<br />Self-archiving<br />Where to archive:<br />Directory of Open Access Repositories <br /><br />Permission to self-archive?<br />Sherpa-Romeo database<br /><br />
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  16. 16. publishing system and repository<br />no fees for UC members and LBNL<br />UCPubS - print on demand<br />
  17. 17. Institutional support<br />administrative and financial<br />Compact for Open Access Publishing Equity<br />
  18. 18. Berkeley Research Impact Initiative (BRII)<br />Funding for OA publishing <br />by UC Berkeley members<br />
  19. 19. Institutional policy and mandates<br />MIT – all faculties<br />Harvard – Faculty of Arts and Sciences<br />Stanford – School of Education<br />
  20. 20. Institutional collaboration<br />SCOAP3<br />Collaboration to promote <br />open access publications <br />in high energy physics<br />
  21. 21. Advocacy(for the law)<br />Nobel Laureates<br />Open letter re:<br />Federal Research Public Access Act (FRPAA)<br />
  22. 22. Spectrum of OA options<br />The University of California recommends<br />
  23. 23. What’s on the horizon?<br />Open data<br />GenBank<br />Science Commons<br />DataONE<br />Encouragement by:<br />CIHR<br />Wellcome Trust<br />eScience<br />Cyberinfrastructure<br />High performance computing at LBNL<br />
  24. 24. Open Science<br />transparency and collaboration<br />open notebook science<br />citizen science<br />(Lyon, 2009)<br />
  25. 25. Other research communication<br />(Pepe et al., ?)<br />Pubcast on SciVee<br />Object Re-Use and Exchange (ORE) <br />Standard<br />Herbert Van de Sompel (LANL)<br />
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  29. 29. 3Discussion<br />
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  31. 31. Issues for reflection<br />Open access awareness and activity<br /><ul><li>Key LBNL supporters of OA publishing
  32. 32. Administrative support for OA initiatives
  33. 33. Metrics for the awareness, activity, and support of OA
  34. 34. What OA support do LBNL members need?</li></ul>Funding<br /><ul><li>How much is LBNL spending on OA publishing fees?
  35. 35. Are the OA journal pricing models prohibitive?
  36. 36. Are alternative models and sources of funding necessary?</li></ul> <br />Advocacy<br />
  37. 37. Conclusion by haiku<br />Open access helps<br />Protect, preserve, publicize - <br />What can be done here?<br />
  38. 38. References<br />Information Platform Open Access. 2009. Pros and Cons. Accessed: 2009/12/14<br />Lyon, L. 2009. Open science at web-scale: Optimising participation and predictive potential. Accessed: 2009/12/14<br />Office of Scholarly Communication, University of California. 2009. Reshaping Scholarly Communication. Accessed: 2009/12/14<br />Pepe, A., Mayernik1, M., Borgman, C.L., and Van de Sompel, H. (?) From Artifacts to Aggregations: Modeling Scientific Life Cycles on the Semantic Web. Accessed: 2009/12/14<br />Suber, P. 2007. Open Access Overview. Accessed: 2009/12/14<br />Treloar A and Groenewegen D. 2007. ARROW, DART and ARCHER: A Quiver Full of Research Repository and Related Projects. Ariadne. 51. Accessed: 2009/12/14<br />