ACCESS TOOLS AND SERVICES TO OPEN ACCESS: DOAR, ROAR, SHERPA-RoMEO, SPARC AND DOAJ.Open Access (2013)
The paper captures the concept and background of Open Access (Open Access) as well as the gains. Librarians as information gatekeepers are enjoined to register in the advocacy of OA in a bid to promote scholarly communication and also aid in the building of institutional repositories. Self-archiving (green access) and Open Access Journals (gold access) as proposed by the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) are unleashed. The paper further brings up some of the access tools and services to open access as reflected in the topic. The paper concludes by capturing the ongoing call for open access movement by librarians in Nigeria and raising awareness among scholars, about self-archiving and open access journals.
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Citation InformationHelen Nneka Okpala (nee Eke). "ACCESS TOOLS AND SERVICES TO OPEN ACCESS: DOAR, ROAR, SHERPA-RoMEO, SPARC AND DOAJ." Open Access (2013)
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