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Cites & Insights 16:8 (September/October 2016), a single-essay issue on ethics and access, us now available. http://walt.lishost.org/2016/09/cites-insights-168-available/
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Cites & Insights 16:7 (August 2016) now available--mostly NOT about OA.
Cites & Insights 16:7 (August 2016) is now available for downloading at http://citesndinsights.info/civ16i7.pdf. The issue is 22 pages long. Those reading on a computer, tablet, etc. may prefer the 6″x9″ single-column version at http://citesandinsights.info/civ16i7on.pdf.
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Cites & Insights 16:6 (July 2016) available.
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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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End-of-August update on Gold Open Access Journals 2011-2015: now more than 5,600 copies of GOAJ--and more than 900 copies of The Countries of OAWorld. (Coming later this year: Gray OA--Gold OA Beyond DOAJ). http://walt.lishost.org/2016/08/gold-open-access-journals-august-summary/
Here's an update on download numbers for GOAJ–noting as usual that, other than Lulu, numbers are probably about 3% low because the last day of each month doesn't get counted (after 5 a.m.). Paperback books: Still zero. GOAJ PDF: 35 copies from Lulu; 5637 from waltcrawford.name (that's three and ...
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The Countries of OAWorld 2011-2015 is fully out now as a free PDF and $8 paperback. For the moment, coupon code LULU25 gets you 25% off Lulu print books.
I'm pleased to announce that The Countries of OAWorld 2011-2015, the last piece in the Gold Open Access Journals 2011-2015 trilogy, is now available as an $8 trade paperback or a free PDF. Details and links to the two PDF versions and single print version are at the project page, ...
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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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Semi-retired library writer, speaker
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  • University of California, Berkeley
    rhetoric, 1962 - 1968
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  • RLG
    Systems analyst/programmer, 1979 - 2006
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