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OASIS: Open Access Scholarly Information Sourcebook

OASIS provides training and resources to individuals and institutions interested in making any of their research output Open Access (OA). Resources include:

OASIS partners include SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resource Coalition) and Science Commons.

Added 9/4


New Open Access (OA) Journal from OSA

Optica logoOptica, the new OA journal from the Optical Society of America (OSA), focuses on original, high-impact research in optics and photonics. Features include:

Visit the journal’s about page for information on article submission. Optica is available from the library’s E-journals page.

Added 9/10


Chemical Science to go Open Access in 2015

The Royal Society of Chemistry has announced that the journal Chemical Science will migrate to the Gold Open Access model at the beginning of 2015. Benefits will include:

RSC LogoCurrently, Chemical Science articles are available via ILLiad, but once the journal becomes Open Access, it will be available via the library’s E-Journals page.



Added 9/24


New Journal Indicators Created by CWTS

CWTS LogoCWTS offers free journal indicators for over 20,000 scientific titles, drawing on Elsevier’s Scopus database to calculate metrics. You can use these indicators to complement Thomson Reuters’ Journal Impact Factor (JIF) to more completely gauge a publication’s impact. Indicators include:

See the CWTS Indicators Methodology section for detailed explanations of how each indicator is formulated, and the Products section for other tools offered by CWTS.

Added 9/30


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