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Thursday, 30th April 2009

New Presentation: Open Access in Canada - Overview and Update

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An overview of open access around the world, and in Canada in particular. There are more than 100 fully open access, peer reviewed journals published in Canada, and more than 2 have been added to DOAJ each month so far in 2009. Presents examples of the journals. Research funding agency open access policies are discussed, and university perspectives on OA. Early announcement of a new OA policy by and for University of Calgary library faculty is featured. The unique perspective of the health sector on OA is discussed.

A presentation by Heather Morrison, Donald Taylor, Andrew Waller, and Devon Greyson. It was delivered at the British Columbia Library Conference in April, 2009.

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