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Open access in Australia: an oddyssey of sorts?

Steele, Colin

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Scholarly communication change and open access (OA) initiatives in Australia have followed an Odyssean path in the last decade. The stop-start nature of early initiatives demonstrates that institutional leadership is essential for the successful deposit of academic content in an institutional repository. Similarly, OA policies from the two Australian Research Councils were delayed for nearly a decade, partly due to publisher pressure and bureaucratic conservatism. More successful has been the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013-11-06
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/10701
Source: Insights 26.3 (2013): 282-289

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