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How to find articles in #OpenAccess (Tips from my favorite nerd #AaronTay) by Ernesto Spinak

Publication of academic research results in open access is becoming more frequent and it is estimated that millions of documents are currently available online. For this reason, it is important to have efficient tools to find the free versions of the articles that we need (without paying for subscriptions or buying individual articles and using legal methods). 43 more words

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OA Publishing Survey @ UCD - Key Results

Many thanks to everyone who participated in the recent open access publishing surveys at UCD. The surveys were designed and coordinated by the UCD Library Open Science Group and the  URMAN Open Access Group. 137 more words

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#CreativeCommons 4.0 Lisansları şimdi Türkçe

Sizlerle heyecan dolu bir haberi paylaşıyoruz. Creative Commons (CC) lisanslarının çeviri taslağını kamuoyu görüşüne açtığımızı buradan duyurmuştuk. 2017 Mart ayının ikinci yarısından itibaren bir ay boyunca kamuoyuna açık olan çeviri taslağına değerli görüş ve katkılar aldık.  330 more words

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Reflection: Becoming a professional and authentic digital resident

After five stimulating topics it is now time to reflect on the journey of ‘Eloane’s Blog’. Throughout UOSM2008, my knowledge of how to professionally ‘live and work on the web’ has grown through critically exploring topics such as… 489 more words


Who owns your favourite journal?

This is an important question, and one that is all too easy to overlook. No doubt the editorial board of Lingua assumed that they owned and controlled their journal, right up to the moment they decided to find a different publisher who would help them transition to reasonably priced open access. 427 more words

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Untangling Academic Publishing: Key Recommendations for Universities and Academics

The report ‘Untangling Academic Publishing: A history of the relationship between commercial interests, academic prestige and the circulation of research’ (Fyfe et al 2017) has been published today. 833 more words


Tutorial 32: How to ensure that no-one will ever use your PhyloPic silhouettes

Step 1: Include the Share-Alike provision in your Creative Commons license, as in the mysteriously popular CC BY-SA and CC BY-NC-SA.

Step 2: Listen to the crickets. 1,371 more words

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