Libraries October 29th, 2014

Guidance for the health information professional

October is National Medical Librarians Month  and Health Literacy Month, so it seems a good time to delve into a recent virtual issue entitled “The role of the health information professional.” published by The Health Information and Libraries Journal  (HILJ) to coincide with this year’s CILIP Health Libraries Group Conference.    The issue focuses on three main themes:…

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Societies Research Libraries October 27th, 2014

Exploring open access publishing opportunities

We thought we’d extend last week’s Open Access theme a bit longer to shed some light on the various open access publishing options available.  Wiley Open Access team members Verity Emmans and Stefano Tonzani were co-authors on this post. Open access is on the rise – Simba Information predicts that total revenues collected from open access…

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Societies Research Libraries October 24th, 2014

Wiley Open Access by the numbers

As we close out another eventful Open Access week, we wanted to share some stats on Wiley’s open access program, which has been growing by leaps and bounds since it launched in 2011. Check out the infographic below for the numbers, then visit the Wiley Open Access website to explore our full range of Open…

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Societies Research Libraries October 23rd, 2014

The cost of Open Access

We all want Open Access – authors, readers, funders and indeed publishers alike. EMBO is keenly interested in the OA question both from a policy viewpoint and as a funder and publisher of high-level biomedical research. EMBO Press publishes four journals, two of which are fully OA and one of which, Molecular Systems Biology, was…

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Societies Research Libraries October 22nd, 2014

Celebrating a new era in scholarly publishing

We continue our celebration of Open Access week with a reflection on the past, present and future of the movement from Deni Auclair of Outsell Inc.   This week, Deni participated in the Wiley/CCC webinar: “Open Access: Case Studies Yield Insights for Societies”.  View the recorded webinar here. In response to the rise of open access, Elsevier is quoted…

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Societies Research Libraries October 21st, 2014

What does Open Access mean to you?

We’ve got #OAWeek fever!  We’re hosting a free webinar at 11 AM EDT today on Open Access and scholarly societies.  Register here and join us.  And, don’t forget to join our live Open Access publishing Twitter chat also today at 12 PM EDT with Allen J. Moore and Andrew Beckerman.  Follow @WileyOpenAccess and participate using #WileyOAChat. …

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Societies Research Libraries October 20th, 2014

Open Access and the early career researcher

We’re kicking off Open Access week fittingly.  With a theme this year of “Generation Open”, highlighting the role of students and early career researchers in the open access movement, it seems appropriate to hear what this community has to say.  As a part of this generation, Wiley Advisor and Sense About Science Voice of Young Science member Daniel Amund shares his thoughts and feelings on Open…

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Societies Research Libraries October 17th, 2014

Here’s how we’re making Open Access account management easier for institutions and funders

Next week is Open Access week!  We’ll be featuring open access-focused posts all week, so stay tuned. We’re kicking the festivities off a little early by introducing a new tool to make open access easier for funders and institutions.  Is Open Access Fund Management getting overwhelming?   Many funders require the published output of research they fund to…

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Societies Research Libraries October 16th, 2014

Funding research publication to benefit all: David Carr discusses the Charity Open Access Fund

An alliance of six leading UK medical research charities, including the Wellcome Trust, recently announced the establishment of The Charity Open Access Fund (COAF). COAF became operational October 1st, 2014 and is being administered by the Wellcome Trust. We had the chance to catch-up with the Wellcome Trust’s Policy Advisor, David Carr, to learn more.   Q.…

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