Tag Archives: open access

Creating open access materials is easy!

Open access and Open Educational Resources (OER) are hot topics in academia, and have been for several years. Earlier this week, we talked about what these concepts are and an example of how the Library is collaborating with Neuro-ophthalmology experts to create open access content. This post will focus on tools the Eccles Library has used to …Read More »

New open access journal, PeerJ

“PeerJ is an Open Access, peer-reviewed, scholarly journal. Initially, it will be publishing Research Articles in the Biological and Medical Sciences. It will aim for rapid decision making and will publish articles as soon as they are ready… PeerJ operates a ‘Lifetime Membership’ model. Unlike many Open Access publications which charge authors per publication, PeerJ …Read More »

The Dark Side of Open Access Publishing

A few weeks ago I received an invitation to create a book chapter proposal for a company called “InTech – Open Access Publisher.” Upon further investigation, I found that this company appeared to be based in Croatia, and in order to get my chapter published I would have to pay a fee of 475 Euros. …Read More »

Open Access Week

October 18-22, 2010 As written in the Marriott Library blog: Open Access Week, now in its second year at the University of Utah, is an opportunity for the campus and community to learn about the benefits of Open Access, to share what they’ve learned with colleagues, and to help inspire wider participation in helping make …Read More »