Understanding Open Access in the Academic Environment : A Guide for Authors
Pappalardo, Kylie M., Fitzgerald, Brian F., Fitzgerald, Anne M., Kiel-Chisholm, Scott D., Georgiades, Jenny, & Austin, Anthony C. (2008) Understanding Open Access in the Academic Environment : A Guide for Authors. Queensland University of Technology.
This is the latest version of this eprint.
The OAK Law Project aims to facilitate seamless access to knowledge and improve social, economic and cultural outcomes. This guide aims to provide practical guidance for academic authors interested in making their work more openly accessible to readers and other researchers. The guide provides authors with an overview of the concept of and rationale for open access to research outputs and how they may be involved in its implementation and with what effect. In doing so it considers the central role of copyright law and publishing agreements in structuring an open access framework as well as the increasing involvement of funders and academic institutions. The guide also explains different methods available to authors for making their outputs openly accessible, such as publishing in an open access journal or depositing work into an open access repository. Importantly, the guide addresses how open access goals can affect an author’s relationship with their commercial publisher and provides guidance on how to negotiate a proper allocation of copyright interests between an author and publisher. A Copyright Toolkit is provided to further assist authors in managing their copyright.
Impact and interest:
Citation counts are sourced monthly from and citation databases.
These databases contain citations from different subsets of available publications and different time periods and thus the citation count from each is usually different. Some works are not in either database and no count is displayed. Scopus includes citations from articles published in 1996 onwards, and Web of Science® generally from 1980 onwards.
Citations counts from theindexing service can be viewed at the linked Google Scholar™ search.
Full-text downloads displays the total number of times this work’s files (e.g., a PDF) have been downloaded from QUT ePrints as well as the number of downloads in the previous 365 days. The count includes downloads for all files if a work has more than one.
|Keywords:||open access, repository, digital repository, institutional repository, OAK Law Project, copyright, publisher, academic author, copyright management, law, moral rights, open access journals, peer review, citation studies, DOAJ, NIH, Harvard, QUT, funding bodies, Creative Commons, licences, author addendum, Licence to Publish, publishing agreement, Copyright Toolkit|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Intellectual Property Law (180115)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2008 Kylie Pappalardo and Professor Brian Fitzgerald|
|Copyright Statement:||Licensed under an Australian Creative Commons Attribution - Non Commercial - Share Alike 2.5 Licence|
|Deposited On:||28 Jul 2008|
|Last Modified:||07 Oct 2015 23:20|
Available Versions of this Item
Understanding Open Access in the Academic Environment: A Guide for Authors. (deposited 01 Jul 2008)
- Understanding Open Access in the Academic Environment : A Guide for Authors. (deposited 28 Jul 2008) [Currently Displayed]
Repository Staff Only: item control page