The old ways fade – Information World Review

April 10, 2008 at 4:50 pm | Posted in Electronic Publishing | Comments Off on The old ways fade – Information World Review

The old ways fade – Information World Review: By Michelle Perry 07 Apr 2008

Not since the invention of the printing press has the publishing industry been in such upheaval. Traditional revenue sources and audiences are slipping away, conventional business models are being turned on their head, and the way information is consumed is radically different from even a decade ago … If established publishers want to stay in the game then they have to shake off preconceived ideas about information provision.

Stirling University adopts an OA mandate

April 9, 2008 at 4:53 pm | Posted in Institutional Repositories, Journals Publishing, Open Access | Comments Off on Stirling University adopts an OA mandate

The University of Stirling has become the first academic institution in the UK to oblige staff to make all their published research available online.

Clare Allan said:

The University now requires all published journal articles to be deposited by authors, as soon as possible after they are accepted for publication, and in compliance with the publishers’ copyright agreements. 

(Via Open Access News.)

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