May 17, 2022

Conference Presentation: “Deposit in Local IR v. Deposit in ResearchGate”

The following slide deck was presented at the 2017 Boston OA Advocates Meeting, which took place on July 19, 2017 at Lamont Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.


Deposit in Local IR v. Deposit in ResearchGate


Julia Lovett
University of Rhode Island

Andrée Rathemacher
University of Rhode Island

Direct to Slides
12 pages; PDF.

See Also: Speakers Notes

Research Question

We asked ourselves: “What, are URI [U. of Rhode Island] faculty sitting around all weekend in their bunny slippers, uploading their articles to ResearchGate and Yet they can’t find the time to comply with our OA Policy?”

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