New: Report on Open Access and Preservation Policies in Europe
Via a LIBER Blog Post Summary:
The ERAC (European Research Area Committee) on National Open Access and Preservation Policies has published a report called “Analysis of a Questionnaire to the European Research Area Committee”. The report shows that open access is backed by a growing number of universities, research centres and funding agencies across Europe.
The Report finds that Open Access is much more prominent in Europe than previous surveys indicated, but that issues around long-term digital preservation are seriously in need of further consideration.
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Direct to Complete Report: “Analysis of a Questionnaire to the European Research Area Committee” (76 pages; PDF)
Filed under: Digital Preservation, Funding, Open Access, Preservation, Publishing
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.