OA policies and the sustainability of digital libraries of scholarly information

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Abstract

Beginning with an introduction to scholarly communications and recently introduced OA (open access) policies of various government agencies and research funding bodies, this paper discusses the sustainability of digital libraries. It discusses how the specific OA policies and their implementation can influence the economic, social and environmental sustainability of digital libraries of scholarly information.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Emergence of Digital Libraries - Research and Practices - 16th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries, ICADL 2014, Proceedings
EditorsAdam Jatowt, Edie Rasmussen, Kulthida Tuamsuk
Place of PublicationCham
PublisherSpringer-Verlag
Pages65-75
Number of pages11
Volume8839
ISBN (Electronic)9783319128221
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 7 Nov 2014
Event16th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries, ICADL 2014 - Chiang Mai, Thailand
Duration: 5 Nov 20147 Nov 2014

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume8839
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349

Conference

Conference16th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries, ICADL 2014
CountryThailand
CityChiang Mai
Period5/11/147/11/14

Keywords

  • digital libraries
  • economic sustainability
  • environmental sustainability
  • open access
  • social sustainability
  • sustainable digital libraries

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    Chowdhury, G. G. (2014). OA policies and the sustainability of digital libraries of scholarly information. In A. Jatowt, E. Rasmussen, & K. Tuamsuk (Eds.), The Emergence of Digital Libraries - Research and Practices - 16th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries, ICADL 2014, Proceedings (Vol. 8839, pp. 65-75). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); Vol. 8839). Springer-Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-12823-8_8