Choosing Open Access – Resources for WUSM Authors
The Faculty Senate at Washington University in St. Louis recently adopted an Open Access Resolution that encourages faculty members to make their scholarly and creative works freely available online. Open Access Resolution statement by the Faculty Senate. “Faculty Senate Adopts Open Access Resolution” article in the Washington University Record.
What is open access? Open access literally means access to scholarly publications, open to all and at no cost to the reader. Accessibility underlies the fundamental premise that the world will benefit more when everyone can read and use scientific research results – not only those who can afford to. Digital publication across the Internet [...]
Interested in publishing an open access journal? If so, review this new guide: The Online Guide to Open Access Journals Publishing. “The Online Guide to Open Access Journals Publishing is a web-based, living document that allows users to navigate quickly to specific areas of interest. Each chapter contains links to additional resources on the same topic [...]
The November 2008 issue of Genome Technology contains a series of articles on open access. Ready or Not, Here Comes Open Access Sure, you’d rather focus on science than on debates about open access. But the decisions made today about publishing models are relevant not only to your work, but also to the future of [...]
Since 2001, the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) has provided free access to original research articles six months after publication to users who registered on the NEJM website. Effective as of 10 December 2007, registration is no longer required in order to access the original research articles six months after publication. Full text articles on [...]