[Oa-italia] Sviluppi nell'OA Publishing: disponibili interviste con top executive di PLoS, BioMed Central e Hindawi

Benedetta Alosi alosib a unime.it
Mer 7 Nov 2007 10:33:16 CET


SPARC e ACRL hanno reso disponibili le interviste ai top executive di PLoS, BioMed Central e Hindawi sul tema della sostenibilita' dei modelli OA realizzate nell'ambito del 15th SPARC-ACRL Forum on Emerging Issues in Scholarly Communication del 23 giugno scorso.

Tra gli speakers, Mark Patterson, director of publishing di Public Library of Science (PLoS); Bryan Vickery, deputy publisher per
BioMed Central e Editorial Director di Chemistry Central; Paul Peters,
director of business development di Hindawi Publishing Corporation.

Moderava la sessione Alma Swan, Key Perspectives Ltd.

Le interviste offrono un'analisi approfondita sui modelli economici adottati dai tre editori e un confronto su una serie di aspetti inclusi Impact Factor, nuovi modelli e modelli tradizionali, basi per la determinazione delle publication fees, ruolo della membership istituzionale nel modello economico.

Podcast e slides dell'evento sono disponibili sul sito
<http://www.arl.org/sparc/meetings/ala07>

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Benedetta Alosi

Benedetta Alosi
Centro di Ateneo per le Biblioteche
Sistema Bibliotecario di Ateneo
Universita' degli Studi di Messina
Via dei verdi, 65  - 98123 Messina

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jennifer McLennan" <jennifer a arl.org>
To: <liblicense-l a lists.yale.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, November 07, 2007 12:22 AM
Subject: SPARC & ACRL release materials re. progress of OA journal
publishing


> For Immediate Release
> November 6, 2007
>
> SPARC and ACRL release materials on the progress of open access
> journal publishing
>
> WASHINGTON, DC & CHICAGO - NOVEMBER 6, 2007 - SPARC (The
> Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) and the
> Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), have
> released interviews and analysis exploring in depth the views of
> three major open access publishers on the challenges of
> sustainability. The materials were produced in conjunction with
> the 15th SPARC-ACRL Forum on Emerging Issues in Scholarly
> Communication, which took place on June 23, 2007.
>
> The Forum, which is held at every meeting of the American Library
> Association, offered participants the opportunity to engage in
> conversation with top executives from the three organizations.
> Speakers included Mark Patterson, director of publishing for the
> Public Library of Science; Bryan Vickery, deputy publisher for
> BioMed Central and Editorial Director for Chemistry Central; and
> Paul Peters, director of business development for Hindawi
> Publishing Corporation. Alma Swan of Key Perspectives Ltd.,
> moderated the session. Podcasts and slides from the event are now
> available at <http://www.arl.org/sparc/meetings/ala07>.
>
> The new materials offer a deeper level of insight into the three
> publishers' business models and include:
>
>      * Interviews (in podcast and written formats) with each
> executive exploring each organization's approach in detail.
>
>      * A matrix comparison of the publishers' views on 11 aspects
> of maintaining their operations, including: the financial
> viability of the company; the basis for charging publication
> fees; new and traditional impact factors; and the role of
> institutional memberships in the business model.
>
> These tools for campus outreach were produced for SPARC and ACRL
> by Alma Swan of Key Perspectives Ltd. and may be downloaded
> through <http://www.arl.org/sparc/meetings/ala07>.
>
> For more information, visit the SPARC Web site at
> <http://www.arl.org/sparc/forum> or the ACRL Web site at
>
<http://www.ala.org/ala/acrl/acrlissues/scholarlycomm/scholarlycommunication
.cfm>.
>
> Contacts:
>
> Kara Malenfant
> ACRL
> kmalenfant a ala.org
> (312) 280-2510
>
> Jennifer McLennan
> SPARC
> jennifer a arl.org
> (202) 296-2296 x121
>
> ##
>
> SPARC
>
> SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition),
> with SPARC Europe and SPARC Japan, is an international alliance
> of more than 800 academic and research libraries working to
> create a more open system of scholarly communication. SPARC's
> advocacy, educational and publisher partnership programs
> encourage expanded dissemination of research. SPARC is on the Web
> at <http://www.arl.org/sparc/>.
>
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