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Alternative Models of Scholarly Communication: The "Toddler Years" for Open Access Journals and Institutional Repositories:  Alternative Models of Scholarly Communication: The 'Toddler Years' for Open Access Journals and Institutional Repositories Jeff Riedel Program Manager, Digital Commons ProQuest Company About Me:  About Me Program Manager for Digital Commons Repository Service 7 Years at ProQuest in several roles My Motivation – Sell Our Repository Service My Universe 32 Implementing Institutions ≈ 150 Institution-specific IR Meetings About Digital Commons:  About Digital Commons An IR on an Application Service Provider Model (i.e. 'no software needed') Quick Implementation Time Flexible, Customizable (appearance, structure, metadata) Cost-effective Solution Allows Libraries to Focus on Content/Outreach Digital Commons Platform Examples:  Digital Commons Platform Examples Other Platform Examples:  Other Platform Examples e-Prints Soton http://eprints.soton.ac.uk DSpace @MIT https://dspace.mit.edu IRs: Early Lessons Learned:  IRs: Early Lessons Learned Early Data: IR era began in earnest in 2002 with launch of DSpace and Digital Commons platforms to complement ePrints ~500 institutions with IRs as of 2005 See http://www.oaister.org for representative sample Early Takeaways: Majority of objects are text-based (e.g. papers rather than data sets or audiovisual files) Most papers are unvetted 'working papers' or 'grey literature' (though postprint archiving drives exist) Materials are interdisciplinary, but politics persist Discovery Paths to IR Content:  Discovery Paths to IR Content IR Object Front Door OAI Google / Engines / Web Linking Referral, Email, Direct Access 7% 74% ~ 19% 90% Google Find Research in Google:  Find Research in Google IR Challenges:  IR Challenges Content Recruitment Biggest issue facing IR organizers Inertia andamp; No Pain (for faculty) Faculty must be shown this will benefit them before investing time Current Solutions Regular Email Reports Branded Personal Researcher Pages Citation Harvesting from PQ andamp; Pubmed Library as Poster andamp; Rights Assessor service model Author Email Example:  Author Email Example From: NO_REPLY@dctmc.bepress.com [mailto:NO_REPLY@dctmc.bepress.com] Sent: Tuesday, July 05, 2005 11:18 AM To: Johnson, Janet G Subject: Usage Statistics for your DigitalCommons@The Texas Medical Center article Dear Author, As a service to our authors, we are pleased to provide you with a monthly report tracking readership for your article: 'Active Learning in Nursing Education' 75 full-text downloads between 2005-06-02 and 2005-07-05 159 full-text downloads since date of posting (2005-04-01) To encourage readership, simply refer people to the following web address: http://digitalcommons.library.tmc.edu/uthson_ceirpubs/1 Please note that 'full-text download' refers specifically to the number of times the full text of the article was downloaded from the site. To increase readership of your work, you may also add a link on your personal web page to the article. IR as a Vehicle for Journal Publishing:  IR as a Vehicle for Journal Publishing Digital Commons includes Journal Publishing Software Peer Review Submission / Editorial Interface Document Conversion 7 of 32 sites are currently implementing journal publishing in varying ways Primary Publishing Journal Hosting IR Journal Examples:  IR Journal Examples Boston College 3 Journals Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations – start-up journal, OA model, low cost approach ILR School at Cornell University Industrial andamp; Labor Relations Review – long-standing top business journal adding online presence Partial OA (embargoed backfile) Existing Revenue Issues (self-sustaining) Observations on OA:  Observations on OA Where do OA and IR Overlap? Both eliminate costs associated with accessing scholarly information Both are made possible by the communication economics of the Internet Where do OA and IR Diverge? OA primarily focuses on peer-reviewed journals IR focuses on grey literature OA largely a shift of current publishing models IRs largely adding new materials to the accessible web environment Economics of Journal OA:  Economics of Journal OA Author Pays Shifting of Economic Costs to Authors (Institutions andamp; Funding Agencies) from Libraries Production Time / Capital Investment by Publishers Publish or Perish vs. Library Need to Subscribe/Provide Institutional Sponsorship Economic Costs Sponsored by Institution Production Time / Capital Investment by Institution Motivation to Succeed? Bottom Line: There’s Money in the System. You can move it around, but it can’t disappear without a quality loss. OA and IRs are about Incremental Access Conclusions:  Conclusions Digital Commons – Powerful andamp; Easy Journals in IRs – Early Days but Moving Fast IRs andamp; Self-Archiving are about Incremental Access Advancing Institutions / Authors Complementing OA Journals Thank You:  Thank You Jeff Riedel Jeff . Riedel @ il . ProQuest . com

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