eBook Developing Open Access Journals, 1st Edition

  • David Solomon
  • Published By: Chandos Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1780632150
  • ISBN-13: 9781780632155
  • DDC: 070.57973
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 192 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released September 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008
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This book provides a practical guide to developing and maintaining an electronic open access peer-reviewed scholarly journal. Creating such journals, particularly if it is done well, requires a great deal of specialized knowledge that spans library science, web development, intellectual property rights and publishing, as well as well issues that are unique to the activity itself. The book provides a very practical step by step guide to addressing the issues of creating an open access journal.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Tables.
About the Author.
List of Acronyms.
1: Background Information.
2: Introduction.
3: Examples of Successful Open Access Journals.
4: Crafting a New Open Access Journal.
5: Journal Planning Issues.
6: Hosting and Data Systems.
7: By-Laws, Policies and Other Journal Documentation.
8: Resources and Financing.
9: Disseminating the Content of your Journal.
10: Maintaining and Operating an Open Access Journal.
11: Launching the Journal.
12: Maintaining and Sustaining an OA Journal.
13: Concluding Remarks.