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  • publication . Conference object . Article . 2021
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Sarah Pittaway; Michelle Malomo;

    It seems logical to those of us working in higher education that students need to read for their degrees. Yet both research and practical experience indicates this is not so obvious to students themselves. Even when students do understand the importance of reading, they...

  • publication . Article . 2021
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Walters, William H.; Markgren, Susanne;
    Publisher: UKSG in association with Ubiquity Press

    Many academic libraries evaluate their journal holdings with an emphasis on deselection rather than selection. Likewise, many consider each journal package or full-text database as a whole, through indicators such as cost per download, without explicitly accounting for ...

  • publication . Article . 2021
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Mellins-Cohen, Tasha;
    Publisher: UKSG in association with Ubiquity Press

    Hybrid and subscription journals are a persistent feature of the scholarly communication landscape. Pricing for such journals, however, is based on old print rates and associated with above-inflation price increases, a lack of transparency and concerns about double-dipp...

  • publication . Article . 2021
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    De Herde, Véronique; Björnmalm, Mattias; Susi, Toma;
    Publisher: UKSG in association with Ubiquity Press

    Processes of research evaluation are coming under increasing scrutiny, with detractors arguing that they have adverse effects on research quality, and that they support a research culture of competition to the detriment of collaboration. Based on three personal perspect...

  • publication . Article . 2021
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Karavadra, Heena;
    Publisher: Ubiquity Press

    The ‘Read at Leicester’ leisure reading collection was developed to encourage sustained reading for leisure amongst University of Leicester students. A key challenge in building this collection was not having any funds to develop it. It was important that the collection...

  • publication . Article . 2021
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Henderson, Helen;
    Publisher: Ubiquity Press
  • publication . Article . 2021
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Paul Harwood;
    Publisher: UKSG in association with Ubiquity Press
  • publication . Article . 2021
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Ronald Snijder;
    Persistent Identifiers
    Publisher: Ubiquity Press, Ltd.

    In April 2020, the OAPEN Library moved to a new platform, based on DSpace 6. During the same period, IRUS-UK started working on the deployment of Release 5 of the COUNTER Code of Practice (R5). This is, therefore, a good moment to compare two widely used usage metrics –...

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  • publication . Article . 2021
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Peter Suber;
    Persistent Identifiers
    Publisher: UKSG in association with Ubiquity Press

    In his opinion piece criticizing the open access (OA) policies at Harvard University, Patrick Alexander makes several factual errors about the policies themselves and Harvard’s experience under them. In response, I discuss several relevant facts about Harvard OA policie...

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  • publication . Article . 2021
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Jaime A. Teixeira da Silva; Aceil Al-Khatib;
    Persistent Identifiers
    Publisher: UKSG in association with Ubiquity Press

    Academic publishers have different definitions of multiple authorship and ghost/guest authorship. When a scientific paper is submitted to a journal, the general assumption is that its ethics and authorship-related rules have been respected. Copyright transfer is a centr...

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