OCLC Systems & Services: International digital library perspectives: Volume 25 Issue 2


Library and Information Science

Table of contents - Special Issue: Open access and scholarly communication: Part 4

Crisis management

Norm Medeiros

The purpose of this paper is to describe the challenges presented by the global economic crisis.

Applied digital library project management: Using Pareto analysis to determine task importance rankings

H. Frank Cervone

The purpose of this paper is to define and describe Pareto analysis as a method for identifying and addressing the factors that have the most impact in a digital library…

Open access indicators and information society: the Latin American case

Nancy Gómez, Atilio Bustos‐Gonzalez, Julio Santillan‐Aldana, Olga Arias

The purpose of this paper is to estimate open access penetration ratios through cross‐analysis of existing social context and open access indicators in Latin America.

Open access dissemination challenges: a case study

Philip Young

The purpose of this paper is to explore dissemination, broadly considered, of an open access (OA) database as part of a librarian‐faculty collaboration currently in progress.

Promoting open access in Germany as illustrated by a recent project at the Library of the University of Konstanz

Anja Kersting, Karlheinz Pappenberger

With the illustration of a best practice example for an implementation of open access in a scientific institution, the paper will be useful in fostering future open access…

An interactive reading environment for online scholarly journals: The Open Journal Systems reading tools

Rick Kopak, Chia‐Ning Chiang

The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of a set of reader‐oriented tools developed as part of an open source journal production and access system.

Bioline International: A case study in open access and its usage for enhancement of research distribution for scientific research from developing countries

Stephanie R. Walker

The purpose of this paper is to examine the growth and changes in Bioline International (BI), a non‐profit scholarly publications aggregator, distributor, publisher, and…

The open access movement and the library world seen from the experience of the E‐LIS project

Julio Santillan‐Aldana

The purpose of this paper is to describe the information about the E‐prints project in Librarianship and Information Science (E‐LIS) experience.



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