The Access Principle: The Case for Open Access to Research and Scholarship / Edition 1

The Access Principle: The Case for Open Access to Research and Scholarship / Edition 1

by John Willinsky
     
 

ISBN-10: 0262232421

ISBN-13: 9780262232425

Pub. Date: 10/01/2005

Publisher: MIT Press

Questions about access to scholarship go back farther than recent debates over subscription prices, rights, and electronic archives suggest. The great libraries of the past - from the fabled collection at Alexandria to the early public libraries of nineteenth-century America - stood as arguments for increasing access. In The Access Principle, John Willinsky describes…  See more details below

Overview

Questions about access to scholarship go back farther than recent debates over subscription prices, rights, and electronic archives suggest. The great libraries of the past - from the fabled collection at Alexandria to the early public libraries of nineteenth-century America - stood as arguments for increasing access. In The Access Principle, John Willinsky describes the latest chapter in this ongoing story - online open access publishing by scholarly journals - and makes a case for open access as a public good.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262232425
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
10/01/2005
Series:
Digital Libraries and Electronic Publishing Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

1Opening1
2Access13
3Copyright39
4Associations55
5Economics69
6Cooperative81
7Development93
8Public111
9Politics127
10Rights143
11Reading155
12Indexing173
13History189
App. ATen flavors of open access211
App. BScholarly association budgets217
App. CJournal management economies221
App. DAn open access cooperative227
App. EIndexing of the serial literature233
App. FMetadata for journal publishing241

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