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An update on the Countries of OAWorld subproject, and a question.
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Gold Open Access Journals 2011-2015: A Subject Approach (a supplement to the earlier book) is now available as a free PDF or $6 paperback. Details:
Gold Open Access Journals 2011-2015: A Subject Approach is now available as a free PDF or a $6 trade paperback. As usual, you'll find links for the Lulu paperback, the free Lulu pdf, and the pdf on my website for those not wishing to open a Lulu account at the project page, ...
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One-week-in report on Gold Open Access Journals 2011-2015
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Cites & Insights 16:5 (June 2016) available--an excerpted version of Gold Open Access Journals 2011-2015
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Gold Open Access Journals 2011-2015 is here--the (free) dataset, the (free) PDF ebook, the ($6) paperback. More info:
I'm pleased to announce the availability of Gold Open Access Journals 2011-2015, the results of my comprehensive study of serious gold OA: journals in the Directory of Open Access Journals as of December 31, 2015. For links to the free (and complete) dataset, the free PDF ebook, and the $6 trade ...
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Followup at request: a prelim. list of publishers with six or more journals that were in DOAJ on 12/31/2015 but not on 5/10/2016 (NOT all 1,945 publishers in that list!):
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If you downloaded either or both of the Gold Open Access Journal books (before 4 p.m. Saturday, June 18) AND if you care about the growth and shrinkage tables, please download the book(s) again: I discovered and corrected a labeling error in these tables.
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I tweaked the Gold Open Access Journals 2011-2015 PDF slightly (crosshatches on some figures may be cruder, and the cover page is gone), reducing it from ab. ten megabytes to ab. two megabytes.
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Hmm. A new proposal in the "open" arena with a name that brings back some bad old memories from 2007-2009, and I'd guess the author is wholly unaware of this (and maybe should be).
If you’ve read Choral Explanations, you know that I’ve proposed a new (well, as much as anything is ever new) approach to OER use and production that is based on trends in both wiki and…
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I've been informed that you do need a Lulu account to download a free PDF, so, since I promised: Here's a no-account, no-registration, no-cookie address to download Gold Open Access Journals 2011-2015: http://waltcrawford.name/goaj1115.pdf
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Another followup, after tweets suggesting I was deliberately ignoring Africa:
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The cuts to DOAJ: a few preliminary notes.
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Semi-retired library writer, speaker
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  • University of California, Berkeley
    rhetoric, 1962 - 1968