OAIster and Open Access Scholarship

OAIster and Open Access Scholarship December 23, 2010

Brad Matthies has posted on OAIster, a WorldCat database of open access journals and other publications, using my colleague Chad Bauman as an example of the way digital open access publishing affects the prominence of scholars’ research in search engine results and other relevant contexts.

In practice, not everything that comes up as a result turns out to be freely accessible via the internet. And this relates to a second post of Brad’s today, on the subject of Open Access.

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