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Willinsky, John, 1950-
The access principle : the case for open access to research and scholarship / John Willinsky
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2006
book jacket
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 4th Floor  Z286.O63 W55 2006    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Open access publishing
Scholarly electronic publishing
Science publishing
Libraries and electronic publishing
Communication in learning and scholarship
Communication in science
Physical Description xv, 287 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-269) and index
Available also online via the Internet. Requires free registration
Contents Opening -- Access -- Copyright -- Associations -- Economics -- Cooperative -- Development -- Public -- Politics - Rights -- Reading -- indexing -- History
Review "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."--BOOK JACKET
Series Digital libraries and electronic publishing

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