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[BOAI] June issue of ScieCom info

From: Ingegerd Rabow <ingegerd.rabow AT>
Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2013 14:01:52 +0000

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Welcome to the summer issue of ScieCom info, Nordic-Baltic forum for Scientific 

·       DOAJ announces new selection criteria, for further information read 
more at:
·       Peter Suber to Direct Harvard’s Office for Scholarly Communication 
We  congratulate Peter to his new appointment and take the opportunity to thank 
him for his support of ScieCom info over the years.’s-office-scholarly-communication<\'s-office-scholarly-communication>

We can all learn from the Harvard model.

Quotes from the Harvard website:
“The Office for Scholarly Communication spearheads campus-wide initiatives to 
open, share, and preserve scholarship. In cooperation with the OSC, faculty at 
eight of Harvard’s schools have put in place default rights-retention 
open-access policies, which have influenced similar policies at universities 
throughout the world. The Digital Access to Scholarship at Harvard (DASH) 
repository established and operated by the OSC holds more than 12,000 scholarly 
articles, which have been downloaded almost 1.5 million times from every 
continent, some 3,000 downloads per day.”
·       Wellcome Trust extends open access policy.
Wellcome Trust recently announces that it is to extend its open access policy 
to include all scholarly monographs and book chapters written by its 
grantholders as part of their Trust-funded research.

EDITORIAL: Ingerd Rabow, Welcome to the summer issue of ScieCom info, 
Nordic-Baltic forum for Scientific 
Lars Pettersson, Associate Professor at the Biodiversity Unit of the Biology 
Department, Lund University:  “Compliance in a world of limited 
Ulf Kronman, Anna Lundén, the National Library of Sweden: ”Can open access 
create a sound scholarly publishing 

Pernille G. Rasmussen, Jens Peter Andersen, the Medical Library Aalborg 
University Hospital in Aalborg:  “Altmetrics: an alternate perspective on 

Hampus Rabow, Malmö University, Sweden: “Polymetrics: a brief review of 
different ways to measure research 

Jonas Gilbert, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg: “A Start for 
Implementing ORCID in the Swedish Research Information 

Jeannette Ekstr¸m, Librarianm Technical University of Denmark, DTU Library : ” 
Support open access publishing - a DEFF funded 

Jan Erik Frantsvåg, Troms¸ University, Norway: “The Troms¸ publication fund – 

Jan Erik Frantsvåg, Troms¸ University, Norway: “Good growth in OA in 

Mikael K. Elb¿k, Project consultant at the Technical University of Denmark, DTU 
Library: ”Open Access policies and the supporting infrastructure: status in 

Turid Hedlund, Associate Professor at Hanken School of Economics, Helsinki and 
Annikki Roos, Library Director  Terkko the Medical Library  at Helsinki 
University : "FinnOA: 10 years of open access work and a road map for the 

Sóveiug Thorsteinsdottir, Director of the Medical and Health Information 
Centre, Landspitali University Hospital, Iceland : ”The important developments 
within academic publishing and OA in Iceland: a short 

Lina Bloveðèiûnienë, Director of Vytautas Magnus University Library in 
Lithuania and Rûta Petrauskaitë, Vice-president of the Lithuanian Research 
Council: “From bibliographic to full text open access database on Lithuanian 

We hope that you will have a good read.
Your comments and ideas are always most welcome.
Ingegerd Rabow
Editor-in-chief ScieCom info

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