The Harvard Graduate School of Education faculty have adopted an open access policy. (Thanks to Open Access News.)
The faculty of the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) voted overwhelmingly at its last faculty meeting to allow the university to make all faculty members' scholarly articles publicly available online. The resolution makes HGSE the fourth of Harvard's 10 schools to endorse open access to faculty research publications. The Faculties of Arts and Sciences, the Harvard Law School, and the Harvard Kennedy School all passed similar policies in recent months. . . . HGSE faculty will now provide their scholarly articles to the Harvard Office for Scholarly Communication for deposit in an open access digital repository that is currently under development. When the repository launches later this year, the contents will be freely available to the public, unless an author chooses to embargo or block access....
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Scholarly Communication from ARL
Crisis in Scholarly Communication
The nature of the scholarly communication system is in flux - here we list four major sources of information and discussion regarding changes in scholarly communication and publishing.
- University of California, San Francisco
Wednesday, Jun 24, 2009: NIH Public Access Policy and how it is implemented to ensure the public has access to the published results of NIH funded research.Michelle Malizia, Associate Director of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region. 12:00noon - 1:30pm (HAM-TMC Library, 1133 John Freeman Blvd.)
Wednesday, Jul 22, 2009: The Future of Scholarly Communications: A Forum for Houston Area Librarians9:00-12:00, in the University of Houston M. D.
Anderson Library's Rockwell Pavilion
Monday, Oct 19, 2009 to Friday, Oct 23, 2009: Open Access WeekOpen Access Week is an opportunity to broaden awareness and understanding of Open Access to research, including access policies from all types of research funders, within the international higher education community and the general public. The now-annual
Wednesday, Jul 21, 2010 to Wednesday, Jul 21, 2010: Future of Scholarly communications: A Forum for Houston Area Librarians,Discussions of the future for libraries
Thursday, Jul 14, 2011 to Thursday, Jul 14, 2011: Furute of Scholarly Communications: a Forum for Houston Area Librarians LIBRARY SPACE: THE FINAL FRONTIER
Evolving the Way we use Physical and Virtual Spaces