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Tag: OpenDOAR

Hunting down grey literature: finding theses

I was talking to a student recently about locating other peoples’ theses. Yesterday, I was looking at the OpenDOAR website. Some electronic theses (often more recent ones) can be found in repositories. There is a list of UK repositories mainly from Universities including the City University London one City Research Online (CRO) There is a…

Open access publishing

Open access (OA) refers to access to publications made available without constraints such as payment or passwords. Open access publication can mean different charging models sometimes called author pays. The costs are more often covered by the research funding body (such as Wellcome Trust) or the author’s institution. •Some journals are totally open access •Some…