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Italian Universities for Open Access: Towards Open Access for Scholarly Literature: Report of the Messina Workshop

Valentina Comba (Head of Digital Projects and eLearning at the University of Bologna Libraries, Bologna, Italy. (valentine.comba@unibo.it))

Library Hi Tech News

ISSN: 0741-9058

Article publication date: 1 January 2005

Abstract

Purpose

To report on the Open Access workshop held in Messina, Italy, November 2004.

Design/methodology/approach

A summary of the main points of the workshop.

Findings

There is recognition of a growing awareness about e‐publishing changes and the new economic models which may provide more impact for research papers, providing a viable (and less expensive) solution for the information provision to authors and readers.

Originality/value

A useful summary of a workshop of interest to those concerned with information management.

Keywords

Citation

Comba, V. (2005), "Italian Universities for Open Access: Towards Open Access for Scholarly Literature: Report of the Messina Workshop", Library Hi Tech News, Vol. 22 No. 1, pp. 16-17. https://doi.org/10.1108/07419050510588232

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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