Tag Archives: Australian Open Access Support Group

Altmetrics and open access – a measure of public interest

How can the funders of research and the researchers themselves prove that the results of their work are publicly available and more, that they are being used? Altmetrics could be the answer. Not sure what Altmetrics is? This paper from the Australian Open Access Support Group provides a brief and succinct summary: http://aoasg.org.au/2013/05/23/altmetrics-and-open-access-a-measure-of-public-interest/


Notes from the National Scholarly Communication Forum – 3 May 2013

The 2013 National Scholarly Communication Forum (NSCF) was held 3 May 2013 at the Australian National University on the topic:  “Open Access Research Issues in the Humanities and Social Sciences”. The forum is an annual event supported by the Australian Academy of the Humanities and the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia. The audience included […]


Centrally supported open access initiatives in Australia

(19 March ‎‎2013) Australia has a good track record in relation to open access, from hosting one of the first country-wide thesis repositories in the world to supporting the development and management of institutional repositories. While initially much of this work was pioneered by the university libraries, the Australian Government has made significant commitments more […]