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Creating an information infrastructure for open access publishing in Republic of Macedonia


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Creating an information infrastructure for open access publishing in Republic of Macedonia

  1. 1. Dimitar Poposki, PhD candidate
  2. 2. WHAT WE HAVE WHAT WE NEED 12 OA journals listed in Directory of  Serious approach toward national Open Access Journals infrastructure (only 1 with Impact Factor – Open Access pioneer - MJCCE  Functional national/local repository ndex)  Open Access Policies/Institutional mandates National digital library (cultural heritage collections, rare books,  Active involvement of Information manuscripts) professionals/architects (  Scholarly communication centre at National library – Virtual Library of Faculty/University level Macedonia (  Information literacy trainers 1 DSpace repository (404 file not found)  Open culture/Open data movement a/skladishta/  Public awareness for openness/open science
  3. 3. Green OA Gold OA Electronic JournalsInstitutional Repositories CC-BY for all OA journalsDSpace (Macedonian, Albanian) Open Journal SystemsFEDORA Publishing platform that supportsOAI – PMH OAI – PMH
  4. 4.  Macedonian Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (OJS) Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences (β) Journal of Special Education & Rehabilitation (β)
  5. 5. Gold OA road Vs Green OA road Gold OA First OA e-journals lead the way in implementing Gold OA approach Main reason: Use of Open Journal Systems (OAI PMH) Green OA Institutional repository (Green OA) might come after the Gold OA Main reason: situation concerning academic publishing and low level of information literacy/academic OA publishing)
  6. 6. Stage 1 • Install repository • Issue an OA mandateStage4 Stage 2• Promote Open Access • Use Open disseminatio Journal n results Systems for (citations, Gold OA altmetrics) Stage 3 • National Policy • Institutional policy • Founder policy
  7. 7. THANK YOU 4 supporting #openaccess!@poposkidimitar