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Plan S for Open Access

What is Plan S? Plan S was announced on September 4th, 2018 by cOAlition S, a group comprised of the European Commission, the European Research Council, and 11 European national funders.  It is an ambitious  initiative that aims to ensure … Continue reading

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ResearchGate.net and Your Professional Identity

ResearchGate.net is a very popular platform among researchers for advancing their reputations and often for sharing copies of their papers, whether allowed by publishers or not. It is the product of a start-up company that has received financing from some … Continue reading

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Public Access and Federal Agencies: Staying the Course

Dartmouth’s Scholarly Communication, Copyright and Publishing Program actively supports researchers and scholars to fulfill the requirements from funding agencies, whether federal government or private foundations, to make the results of funded research publicly available to the taxpayers and other stakeholders … Continue reading

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Open Access Distribution Model Extended to Engineering, Psychology and Social Sciences

The highly successful and long running arXiv.org model of open distribution of scholarly research papers in various forms from “preprints” to “postprints” is being extended to Engineering, Psychology and the Social Sciences. The open source technology is provided by the … Continue reading

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OpenCon 2016: a post-attendance interview with Emily Boyd

Emily Boyd is a Business, Economics, and Engineering Librarian at Dartmouth College in the Feldberg Library. She attended OpenCon2016 on behalf of Dartmouth College through a scholarship offered by the Dartmouth College Library.  OpenCon is a gathering for next generation professionals … Continue reading

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Paying It Forward Through Article Charges for Open Access

The expression “pay it forward” refers to spreading a benefit that comes from one gift of money, or one good deed, to many by requiring that the first recipient pass the gift or deed on to others. It is also … Continue reading

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OpenCon 2016: a pre-attendance interview with Emily Boyd

  Emily Boyd is a Business, Economics, and Engineering Librarian at Dartmouth College in the Feldberg Library. She will be attending OpenCon2016 on behalf of Dartmouth College through a scholarship offered by the Dartmouth College Library.  OpenCon is a gathering for next … Continue reading

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Reflections on Open Access Week 2016

Open Access Week 2016 came through Dartmouth College in a flurry of activity, contemplation, discussion, and debate.  If you missed the Dartmouth events from October 24-28th, or you are still in need of more open access engagement, there are opportunities to … Continue reading

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Gregg Gordon, President of SSRN, to speak at Dartmouth College

What is SSRN? The acronym stands for the Social Science Research Network and it is the leading open repository that promotes innovation in the social sciences and humanities by providing open access to scholarly work. On Tuesday, October 25th at 3-4:30pm in Rockefeller 003, … Continue reading

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The Open Book: New Directions in Monograph Publishing

Are you engaged in scholarly monograph publishing? Do you wonder about the current landscape of publishing monographs openly so that readers can access your work free of charge? Would you like to know more so that you can prepare for … Continue reading

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