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European Department of Economic Psychology Nice, France Founding professor: Laszlo Garai DSc Research manager: Gloria SZALA Internet:http://www.staff.u-szeged.hu/~garai/ Academic dictionaries and encyclopedias:http://en.academic.ru/dic.nsf/enwiki/4974859 Dear Everybody, What about connecting somehow our correspondance to Academia.edu? True enough, ↵ the scientific profile of the Academia.edu is broader then ours is, but so ↵ what? Kind regards Laszlo Garai Laszlo Garai On Friday, May 30, 2014 3:07 PM, Ingegerd Rabow <ingegerd.rabow AT ↵ ub.lu.se> wrote: > > > >Welcome to the May 2014 issue of ScieCom info. Nordic - Baltic Forum for ↵ Scientific Communication. > >NEWS >We are very pleased to have received new financial support from the Nordic ↵ National Libraries for 2014. >This enables us to continue to provide our readers with information and ↵ reports on the developments in scholarly communication in the Baltic and Nordic ↵ countries > > >COMING EVENTS >Helsinki, Finland: The conference "Open Repositories 2014" is ↵ arranged in Helsinki 9-13.6.2014. More information on: ↵ http://or2014.helsinki.fi/ > >Tromsø, Norway: >The 9th annual Munin Conference on Scholarly Publishing will be held ↵ 26–27 November 2014 at UiT The Arctic University of Norway in Tromsø. >The Munin Conferences raise and debate questions within the theme of ↵ scholarly publishing. The list of keynote speakers for this year’s conference ↵ is as exciting as ever. >See: http://site.uit.no/muninconf/ > >ARTICLES > >Žibutė Petrauskienė and Saulius Maskeliūnas from Vilnius University ↵ describe the implementing of a national OA archive of research data - MIDAS ↵ -and how it will provide virtual services for participants in researchers and ↵ education. >This is expected to lead to more efficient research and higher quality. The ↵ various benefits and possibilities are discussed, as well as the tools ↵ available. >The aim of this National Open Access Research Data Archive is to increase ↵ the global visibility of Lithuanian science and facilitate international ↵ cooperation. >[http://journals.lub.lu.se/index.php/sciecominfo/article/view/10233/8623] > >In her study “Open Access publishing in Lithuania: Mykolas Romeris ↵ University publishing case study“ Natalija Popkova, a librarian at Mykolas ↵ Romeris University (MRU) in Vilnius , analyses the 2013 results on readability ↵ and sales since the introduction of the eBooks Portal at the university. >MRU is the first Lithuanian university to give open access to scientific ↵ journals, textbooks, and monographs. The MRU eBooks Portal applies the Creative ↵ Commons 4.0 license. > >An interesting feature is that they have used the DAISY format to publish ↵ MRU eBooks, thus also making it available for the disabled. >[http://journals.lub.lu.se/index.php/sciecominfo/article/view/10234/8624] > >Our Icelandic editor Sólveig Thorsteinsdottir describes the “Open Access ↵ to research articles published in Iceland in 2013 “. She carefully compares ↵ the number of Icelandic publications in foreign journals, as shown by searching ↵ in the Web of Science with the open access availability, either Green, Hybrid ↵ or Gold, of the same articles according to the Directory of Open Access ↵ Journals (DOAJ). >There has been a slow but steady growth of OA in Iceland.The total number ↵ of all varieties of OA for all of Iceland is now approximately 30% and for ↵ Landspitali, the National University Hospital, 40%. Figures split per OA ↵ variety show some interesting differences >[http://journals.lub.lu.se/index.php/sciecominfo/article/view/10235/8625] > >In his article “The past, present & future of Open Access“, Mikael ↵ Laakso, researcher in Information Systems Science at Hanken School of Economics ↵ in Helsinki, summarizes his recent doctoral thesis “Measuring Open Access - ↵ Studies of Web-enabled Innovation in Scientific Journal Publish, in which ↵ Mikael Laakso examines the Open Access phenomenon from a quantitative ↵ perspective. >He has looked at the development of article publishing in scientific open ↵ access journals as well as the number of articles uploaded on the Internet and ↵ made available by authors themselves. His results show that there has been a ↵ rapid and even aggressive change in the field of scientific and scholarly ↵ publishing, but that there still remains a lot to be done to promote openness ↵ in research, and especially when it comes to the important factor of individual ↵ researchers taking an active interest in the process of publishing. >[http://journals.lub.lu.se/index.php/sciecominfo/article/view/10236/8626] > >Our Danish editor Adrian Price at the Faculty of Science Library, ↵ Frederiksberg, University of Copenhagen, presents a recently published report ↵ from the Knowledge Exchange (KE) project in “Knowledge Exchange working group ↵ on authority files”. >The report explains the concept “authority files”- controlled lists of ↵ data elements - and how they are used in the information infrastructure. >There is an increasing need for quality controlled data as the amount of ↵ global information grows. Authority files are very useful for repositories. ↵ Examples of authority files are ISSN, ISBN, and the DOI (Digital Object ↵ Identifier) for articles, and the ORCID system for identifying authors, ↵ inventors, artists etc. >[http://journals.lub.lu.se/index.php/sciecominfo/article/view/10237/8627] > >Finally, Mikael K Elbæk, a systems librarian at the Technical Information ↵ Center of Denmark, has written about the “Danish Open Access Barometer.“ >This was a project financed by DEFF with two related goals: to investigate ↵ the OA-status of Danish research publications from 2011, and to develop a ↵ prototype for a web-based Danish “Open Access Barometer”. The main results ↵ of the OA investigation are presented here, together with a general description ↵ of the OA Barometer. >It was found that the technical universities had the highest OA rate, led ↵ by the IT University with more than half of all its publications OA. >The universities that performed less well tended to be biased towards the ↵ humanities and social sciences. 57 % of all publications were found to have OA ↵ potential, and for 21% the potential had been realised. >[http://journals.lub.lu.se/index.php/sciecominfo/article/view/10238/8629] > > > >We hope that you will have a good read. >Your comments and ideas are always most welcome. > >Ingegerd Rabow >Editor-in-chief >ScieCom info > > >-- >To unsubscribe from the BOAI Forum, use the form on this page: >http://mailman.ecs.soton.ac.uk/mailman/listinfo/boai-forum > >
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