Green OA is Better than Publishing in a Predatory Journal

October 17, 2013
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Green open access

I think that using the green open-access publishing model is better for authors and readers than publishing in a predatory or questionable open-access journal. Green open-access refers to publishing in a non-open-access journal and then uploading a postprint of the article to an institutional or disciplinary repository.

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Book review: Policy Guidelines for the Development and Promotion of Open Access

May 28, 2012
Policy Guidelines for the Development and Promotion of Open Access

Published by UNESCO.

Swan, Alma. (2012). Policy guidelines for the promotion of open access. (Open guidelines series). Paris: UNESCO. ISBN: 978-92-3-001052-2 Available: http://bit.ly/LXaiKK

This is a book about using mandates and sanctions to promote open-access publishing. Read the rest of this entry »


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