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Inspiring research, inspiring scholarship: the value and benefits of digitised resources for learning, teaching, research and enjoyment

“A new report released by King’s Digital Consultancy Service, written by Simon Tanner.   The research is the product of a JISC funded project to investigate the values, benefits and impacts of digitised resources. This document draws evidence from a wide number of sources and seeks to provide a compelling account of the advantages of digitised content. (via IFLA)

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UCSF Implements Policy to Make Research Papers Freely Accessible to Public

UCSF – “The UCSF Academic Senate has voted to make electronic versions of current and future scientific articles freely available to the public, helping to reverse decades of practice on the part of medical and scientific journal publishers to restrict access to research results. The unanimous vote of the faculty senate makes UCSF the largest scientific institution in the nation to adopt an open-access policy and among the first public universities to do so.”

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A Digital Helping Hand for Scholarly Work

NYT – “Digitally savvy academics have been struggling to reconcile new media with traditional scholarly publishing, which is painfully slow and generally locked behind paywalls or unavailable online. One answer has been offered by the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University, which on Wednesday unveiled PressForward, a new open access platform for online scholarship.”

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A Digital Helping Hand for Scholarly Work

NYT – “Digitally savvy academics have been struggling to reconcile new media with traditional scholarly publishing, which is painfully slow and generally locked behind paywalls or unavailable online. One answer has been offered by the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University, which on Wednesday unveiled PressForward, a new open access platform for online scholarship.”

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