[Oa-italia] Dramatic Growth of Open Access September 30, 2008

Susanna Mornati mornati a cilea.it
Gio 2 Ott 2008 08:31:24 CEST

Grazie a Heather che tiene alto il morale della "truppa" :-)

>Date:    Tue, 30 Sep 2008 23:27:05 -0700
>From:    Heather Morrison <heatherm a ELN.BC.CA>
>Subject: Dramatic Growth of Open Access September 30, 2008
>I just posted the third quarter Dramatic Growth of Open Access.
>Highlights:  this quarter, more than 3 million publications became
>available through Scientific Commons; more than 1 million records
>were added to OAIster.  DOAJ stands at 3,668 titles (about 15% of the
>world's scholarly, peer-reviewed journals), and is adding new titles
>at an average rate of 2.2 per calendar day.
>There is evidence that about 20% of the world's scholarly journal
>literature is freely available, although the percentage will vary
>from one discipline to another.
>There are 53 open access mandates around the world, and more in the
>For details, please see:
>The Dramatic Growth of Open Access September 30, 2008
>The Dramatic Growth of Open Access Series (English)
>Heather Morrison, MLIS
>The Imaginary Journal of Poetic Economics

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