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Open Access, Digital Repositories, and Government Mandates: Do We Still Need the Library to Have a Library?
Oct 2nd, 2014
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
Meeting Room W308A/BEastern Time
Session Type: Concurrent Session
We will examine the growth of open access content available via institutional digital repositories, not-for-profit repositories, government websites, and author websites, taking into consideration the complexities of higher education and the economics of scholarly publishing in our exploration of the question of the future of the digital and print library.
OUTCOMES: Understand the current state of content available via digital open repositories * Contrast the university-wide investment in open access with expenditures for scholarly content * Understand the impact of more openly available research on the T&L environment in higher education