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Recommended websites on Open Access and Finding Scholarly Journals

  • Open Author Addendum from SPARC (scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) http://www.carl-abrc.ca/projects/author/EngPubAgree.pdf
  • Finding Open Access Peer Reviewed Articles try BASE Search Engine http://www.base-search.net/
  • Finding Open Access Journals: try Directory of Open Access Journals http://doaj.org or Electronic Journals Library http://rzblx1.uni-regensburg.de
  • Finding Open Access Documents : try OAIster http://www.oaister.org
  • Finding books, articles and other documents: try WorldCat.org
  • Finding music, images and audio and text files, try Internet Archive http://www.archive.org
  • Open Journal Systems for creating open access journals http://pkp.sfu.ca
  • Open Conference System
  • GNU Free Documentation License http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html
  • Canada Open Government Policy http://www.open.gc.ca/index-eng.asp
  • Licenses for open access publications and more, try Creative Commons https://creativecommons.org
  • Support for open access scholarship from major funders in Canada, try http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/about-au_sujet/policies-politiques/open_access-libre_acces/index-eng.aspx
  • UNESCO Open Access http://www.unesco.org/new/en/communication-and-information/access-to-knowledge/open-access-to-scientific-information
  • Harvard Open Access Project http://dash.harvard.edu/
  • MIT Open Access Policy http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2010/open-access-policy.html
  • European Commission Science in Society Open Access Policy

http://ec.europa.eu/research/science-society/index.cfm?fuseaction=public.topic&id=1294&lang=1

OECD Guidelines for Open Access http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/9/61/38500813.pdf

  • Open Data Cities and Open Data movement (US) http://www.data.gov
  • Synergies : open publishing consortium http://www.synergiescanada.org
  • Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences Open Access Policy http://osc.hul.harvard.edu/hfaspolicy

Recommended ebooks and books on Open Access you’ll find at WorldCat.org 

  • Willinsky, John (2006)The access principle: the case for open access to research and scholarship. Cambridge, Mass, MIT Press.
  • Jacobs, Neil (2006) Open access: key strategic, technical and economic aspects. Oxford : Chandos.
  • Hess, Charlotte and Elinor Ostrom (2007) Understanding knowledge as a commons : from theory to practice.
  • Crawford, Walt. (2011) Open access: what you need to know now. Chicago, American Library Association.
  • Hood, Anna K (2007) Open access resources. Association of Research Libraries.
  • Solomon, David (2008) Developing open access journals: a practical guide. Oxford : Chandos.
  • Iiyoshi, Toru and M S Vijay Kumar.(2008) Opening up education: the collective advancement of education through open technology, open content and open knowledge. Cambridge, Mass : MIT Press 2008.
  • Mullen, Laura Bowering (2010) Open access and its practical impact on the work of academic libraries : collection development, public services and the library and information science literature. Oxford: Chandos.
  • van Overwalle, Geertrui . (2009) Gene patents and collaborative licensing models: patent pools, clearinghouses, open source models and liability regimes. Cambridge: Cambridge U. Press.
  • Open Access Scholarly Information Sourcebook http://openoasis.org
  • Posey, D.A. and Dutfield, G. (1996) Beyond Intellectual Property: toward traditional resource rights for indigenous peoples and local communities. Ottawa: IDRC online.
  • Tansey, G. and Rajotte, T (eds) (2008) The future control of food: a guide to international negotiations and rules on intellectual property, biodiversity and food security. London: Earthscan.
  • Kamau, E.C. and Winter, G. eds (2009) Genetic resources, traditional knowledge and the law: solutions for access and benefit sharing. London : Earthscan.

Recommended Scholarly Journals for Library and Scholarly Communication

  •  Journal of Community Informatics
  •  Journal of Library Administration
  •  Canadian Journal of Communication
  • Computers in the Schools

Recommended Reading  on Copyright Law and Canadian Issues

Canadian Intellectual Property Office
http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/cipointernet-internetopic.nsf/eng/h_wr00003.html

Copyright Board of Canada
http://www.cb-cda.gc.ca/home-accueil-e.html

Copyright Act of Canada 1985 Department of Justice
http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/C-42/index.html

Canadian Copyright Law and Fair Dealing, Centre for Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic
http://www.cippic.ca/copyright-law/

Digital Copyright – Bill C-11 FAQ
http://www.digital-copyright.ca/billc11/faq

Copyright – WIPO
http://www.wipo.int/wipo_magazine/en/

Canadian Copyright Centre of the Canadian Library Association
http://www.cla.ca/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Copyright_Information

“What is Intellectual Property?” by WIPO
http://www.wipo.int/about-ip/en/index.html

Blogs

“The Imaginary Journal of Poetic Economics “– Heather Morrison
http://poeticeconomics.blogspot.com/

“Michael Geist’s Blog” – Michael Geist
http://www.michaelgeist.ca


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