November 28, 2015

New Video: “How One University Library (Successfully) Implements an Open Access Authors Fund”

Yesterday, the video embedded below was posted by SAGE on their YouTube channel.


How has the University of Calgary Library successfully setup and implemented an Open Access Authors Fund?

How many requests for APCs have come in and how does this Library process them? How involved are the University Librarians in vetting for quality OA journals for submission? What is the relationship between the library’s OA efforts and their University Press?

Andrew Waller, Open Access Librarian at the Centre for Scholarly Communication at the University of Calgary sits down with our own Senior Field Editor Jim Gilden to share some best practices for an open access scholarly world.

Direct to University of Calgary Open Access Fund Info Page

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