OA Policies and the Sustainability of Digital Libraries of Scholarly Information

Chowdhury, Gobinda (2014) OA Policies and the Sustainability of Digital Libraries of Scholarly Information. In: The Emergence of Digital Libraries – Research and Practices. Springer, London, pp. 65-75. ISBN 978-3-319-12822-1

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-12823-8_8


Beginning with an introduction to scholarly communications and recently introduced OA (open access) policies of various government agencies and research funding bodies, this paper discusses the sustainability of digital libraries. It discusses how the specific OA policies and their implementation can influence the economic, social and environmental sustainability of digital libraries of scholarly information.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Digital libraries, open access, sustainable digital libraries, social sustainability, economic sustainability, environmental sustainability
Subjects: P100 Information Services
P400 Publishing
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Computer and Information Sciences
Depositing User: Becky Skoyles
Date Deposited: 27 Nov 2014 12:44
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2019 20:48
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/18297

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