The idea of open access is familiar and in recent years there has been a lot of attention paid on the open access movement. Currently due to the rise of the new open scholarly metadata, a lot can be obtained using open data. For instance Title / author / abstract metadata is available in Crossref, references are freely available via many sources such as Crossref itself, Microsoft Academic, Pubmed and Altmetrics data is available via the Crossref Event data. What are the implications for libraries and what is the arc of scholarly communication towards open?
- Open access,
- open data,
- scholarly communication,
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