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Berlin Declaration
on
Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities

http://www.zim.mpg.de/openaccess-berlin/berlindeclaration.html
Dual open-access strategy
What is needed for open access now:
RoMEO Project (Loughborough):
Rights MEtadata for Open archiving
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Quo usque tandem patientia nostra…?
How long will we go on letting our cumulative
daily/monthly/yearly research-impact losses grow,
now that the online medium has made it all preventable?
The two open-access strategies:
Gold and Green
To Maximize Research Impact:
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“Online or Invisible?” (Lawrence 2001)
Research Assessment, Research Funding, and Citation Impact
Time-Course of Citations (red)
and Usage (hits, green)
Witten, Edward (1998) String Theory and Noncommutative Geometry Adv. Theor. Math. Phys.  2 : 253
Usage Impact
is correlated with Citation Impact
(Physics ArXiv: hep, astro, cond, quantum; math, comp)
http://citebase.eprints.org/analysis/correlation.php
The BOAI Self-Archiving FAQ
Three reasons for research impact
(shared by researcher and institution but not by researcher and discipline)
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