Friday, 20 May 2011

Open Access in a nutshell

When you need to persuade people about the value of open access, short briefing papers can often help. Busy people will have time to read them and they can answer their concerns quickly, where more in depth articles may stay at the bottom of the pile. Here are four useful papers from experienced practitioners who have traveled the road successfully. They are titled:
  • Open Access: in support of research - Paul Ayris
  • Open Access: beyond the numbers - Martin Hall
  • Open Access: embedding repositories - Susan Ashworth
  • Gold Open Access Publishing - Jill Russell
They come from the Centre for Research Communications, based at the University of Nottingham.