Thursday, October 21, 2010

UCD Library repository, an article about its management and development

Project Management and Institutional Repositories: A Case Study at University College Dublin Library: ... an article focusing particularly on use of the PMBOK project management methodology.

Trinity College Dublin introduces an Open Access mandate for research output

From their launch release in Open Access Week...

TCD to Provide Free Online Access to its Research

Oct 20, 2010

In a move aimed at broadening access to its research and scholarship, Trinity College Dublin has adopted a policy to make its scholarly articles available to the public for free and open online access. The new policy confirms Trinity’s commitment to disseminating its research outputs and scholarship as widely as possible. This move places Trinity at the forefront of academic institutions worldwide that are pioneering the move to Open Access.

Friday, October 1, 2010

Dramatic growth of Open Access in last quarter

"The growth rate of open access is robust and growing. DOAJ added 312 titles this quarter (more than 3 per day), for a total of 5,452. There are now more than 6,600 journals using OJS. The number of journals fully participating in PMC continues to grow, while the NIH Public Access Policy compliance rate is about 60%, indicating significant progress but still room for improvement..."