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Day 5: USGS Publications Warehouse and OPEN ACCESS

USGS Publications Warehouse is an online citation index for USGS-authored publications managed by the USGS Library that serves as the authoritative source for information and access to USGS publications. This includes official publications such as USGS-authored journal articles, series reports, book chapters, other government publications, and conference proceedings.

Each publication has its own descriptive citation page that is…

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Posted on October 27, 2017 at 8:15am

Day 4: USGS Tools for Achieving Open Access

This year’s theme for International Open Access Week is “Open in order to: _________,” which is “a prompt to move beyond talking about openness in itself and focus on what openness enables.” The USGS Science Data Management Branch (in the Core Science Systems Mission Area) offers three publicly accessible tools that support the USGS’s open access effort: Metadata Wizard, ScienceBase, and USGS Science Data Catalog.

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Posted on October 26, 2017 at 11:40am

Day 3: OPEN ACCESS in the HEADLINES…

First open-access data from large collider confirm subatomic particle patterns:

http://news.mit.edu/2017/first-open-access-data-large-collider-subatomic-particle-patterns-0929

 How Open Access Empowered a 16-year old to Make Cancer Breakthrough: …

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Posted on October 26, 2017 at 11:39am

Day 2: USGS Public Access Plan and library support

In March 2016, a USGS Leaders Blog announced the Bureau’s new Public Access Plan titled Public Access to Results of Federally Funded Research at the U.S. Geological Survey: Scholarly Publications and Digital Data.  The USGS Public Access Plan builds on directives set forth by the White House in 2013, that lay out…

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Posted on October 24, 2017 at 8:49am

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