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"Published latest issue of Social Sciences Directory, to go with 2 issues of Humanities Directory. Looking for like-minded OAers to work with"
Oct 16, 2013
Dan Scott joined Gultekin Gurdal's group
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University at Buffalo Libraries (SUNY)

Library faculty and staff interested in promoting Open Access to our University constituents.
Oct 26, 2012
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Open Access Iceland

OA Iceland is an informal open access interest group in Iceland.For this year's Open Access week we are organizing an symposium on OA with an invited international speaker and multiple parallel workshops on key topics.Event details: http://opinnadgangur.is/vidburdir/oa-island-malthing-2013/Other events will be listed on our OA week page: …See More
Oct 26, 2012
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passFRPAA

All supporters of public access – universities and colleges, researchers, libraries, campus administrators, patient advocates, publishers, consumers, individuals, and others – are asked to ACT NOW to support this bill.
Oct 26, 2012
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Open Access-Mongolia

Mongolian team for Open Access
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Open Access Week in Portugal (RCAAP)

Portugal Open Access Science Repository
Oct 26, 2012
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Dan Scott joined Graham Steel's group
Oct 26, 2012
Dan Scott commented on Oleksii Vasyliev's group Open Access Ukraine
"Dear group members   *Apologies for cross posting*   I am writing to you with information that can help your faculty, researchers, students and librarians to increase the reach and speed of your university’s output. On September…"
Oct 26, 2012
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Open Access Ukraine

Open Access Ukraine
Oct 26, 2012

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Are you participating in OAWeek 2014? (You can update this later)
Yes--definitely!
First name
Dan
Last name
Scott
Organization/institution name
Social Sciences Directory Limited
Type of institution
Publisher
What's your position?
Publisher
What's the level of OA awareness where you are?
High
What are your goals for OA Week 2014?
Continue to build awareness and education amongst the academic and wider community about the material benefits of OA - in the narrow sense of improved time-to-publication, copyright retention, unrestricted access and increased dissemination & citation; and the wider sense of providing better value-for-money and greater sustainability for taxpayers

Dan Scott's Blog

Regulation and Reality: experiences of a ‘gold’ open access social sciences publisher

When the British government took the brave decision to implement all of the recommendations of Dame Janet Finch’s Working Group on Expanding Access to Published Research Findings, in July 2012, I for one gave a little jump for joy. I worked for six years in traditional subscription publishing and became increasingly disillusioned with the flagrant abuse of taxpayers’ money, as well as the many flaws within the publishing system itself – loss of copyright, time-to-publication, the…

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Posted on October 25, 2012 at 9:40am

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