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'''June 2014 Update Public Version'''
  
I.    Ongoing Work
 
  
PEOPLE
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[http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/research/hoap Harvard Open Access Project] (HOAP) April 2014 Update, Public Version
HOAP welcomes Nicole Contaxis as a 2014 Summer Intern.
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Welcome to the HOAP discussion list! This list is designed to share monthly updates, conversations, and information about the Harvard Open Access Project. Some of HOAP's work is confidential, such as consulting with institutions about their OA policies. The public updates therefore provide information on the rest of our work.
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These updates are publicly available for community members, partners, and other interested parties. Feel free to share them with your networks.
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For questions or additions, please contact Adam Holland (aholland@cyber.law.harvard.edu).
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OPEN ACCESS TRACKING PROJECT (OATP)
 
Peter and HOAP research assistant Andrea Bernard continue to update and manage the Open Access Tracking Project.
 
  
OPEN ACCESS DIRECTORY (OAD)
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'''June 2014 Update Public Version'''
Peter, HOAP research assistant Andrea Bernard, and HOAP summer intern Nicole Contaxis continue to update and expand the Open Access Directory.
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SOCIETIES AND OPEN ACCESS RESEARCH (SOAR)
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=I.   Ongoing Work=
Peter, Caroline Sutton, and HOAP research assistant Amanda Page continue to update and expand their catalog of open-access journals published by scholarly societies.
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II.   Events
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==PEOPLE==
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*HOAP welcomes Nicole Contaxis as a 2014 Summer Intern.
  
MEETINGS AND TALKS
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==OPEN ACCESS TRACKING PROJECT (OATP)==
Peter Suber and Kyle Courtney spoke to the Harvard Alumni Association on June 11. Peter spoke on Harvard’s open-access policies and Kyle spoke on Harvard’s copyright advising system.
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*Peter and HOAP research assistant Andrea Bernard continue to update and manage the Open Access Tracking Project.
  
III.       Work with Other Institutions
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==OPEN ACCESS DIRECTORY (OAD)==
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*Peter, HOAP research assistant Andrea Bernard, and HOAP summer intern Nicole Contaxis continue to update and expand the Open Access Directory.
  
The King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) adopted a Harvard-style OA policy on July 1, 2014. The unofficial announcement gives credit to the HOAP guide to good practices for university OA policies. This is the first Harvard-style policy in the Arab world.
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==SOCIETIES AND OPEN ACCESS RESEARCH (SOAR)==
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*Peter, Caroline Sutton, and HOAP research assistant Amanda Page continue to update and expand their catalog of open-access journals published by scholarly societies.
  
The Bouchout Declaration for Open Biodiversity Knowledge Management was released on June 12, 2014. The Harvard Open Access Project is a signatory, and Peter Suber was quoted in the press release.
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=II.   Events=
  
CONSULTATIONS
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==MEETINGS AND TALKS==
Confidential. Peter began consulting with the Indian Ministry of Science and Technology on an OA policy for its Department of Biotechnology and Department of Science and Technology.
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*Peter Suber and Kyle Courtney [http://alumni.harvard.edu/events/open-access-at-harvard-evening-with-peter-suber-and-kyle-courtney spoke to the Harvard Alumni Association] on June 11. Peter spoke on Harvard’s open-access policies and Kyle spoke on Harvard’s copyright advising system.
Confidential. Peter began consulting with the Olin College of Engineering about an OA policy.
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Confidential. Peter began consulting with the University of Massachusetts Medical School about turning its 2012 OA resolution into a firm OA policy.
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IV.   Technical Developments
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=III.       Work with Other Institutions=
  
TAGTEAM PROGRESS
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*The King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) adopted a Harvard-style OA policy on July 1, 2014. The [http://www.davidketcheson.info/2014/07/01/KAUST_goes_open_access.html unofficial announcement] gives credit to the [http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/hoap/Good_practices_for_university_open-access_policies HOAP guide to good practices for university OA policies]. This is the first Harvard-style policy in the Arab world.
HOAP developed TagTeam 1.0 in 2011-2012, and launched version 1.5.2 on April 10, 2014.
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HOAP's primary objective in developing TagTeam is to enhance the Open Access Tracking Project (OATP), which moved to TagTeam in September 2012. However, HOAP is developing TagTeam as a general-purpose tool useful for social-tagging projects on any topic. The development is funded by the Harvard Library Lab.
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*The p[http://www.bouchoutdeclaration.org/ Bouchout Declaration for Open Biodiversity Knowledge Management] was released on June 12, 2014. The Harvard Open Access Project is a [http://www.bouchoutdeclaration.org/signatories/organizations/ signatory], and Peter Suber was [http://phys.org/wire-news/164024367/the-bouchout-declaration-a-commitment-to-open-science-for-better.html quoted in the press release.]
  
V.      Related Resources
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HOAP Wiki
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Guide to good practices for university open-access policies (first released on October 17, 2012; last updated on October 21, 2013)
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=IV.    Technical Developments=
To obtain a print version of the good-practices guide, please send mailing information to Adam Holland. An interactive PDF can be found here.
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Open Access (MIT Press, 2012), updates and supplements
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==TAGTEAM PROGRESS==
Open Access Directory
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Open Access Tracking Project
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*HOAP developed TagTeam 1.0 in 2011-2012, and launched version 1.5.2 on April 10, 2014.
Societies and Open Access Research
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TagTeam
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*HOAP's primary objective in developing TagTeam is to enhance the Open Access Tracking Project (OATP), which moved to TagTeam in September 2012. However, HOAP is developing TagTeam as a general-purpose tool useful for social-tagging projects on any topic. The development is funded by the Harvard Library Lab.
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=V.      Related Resources=
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*[http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fcyber.law.harvard.edu%2Fhoap%2FMain_Page&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNEFaZNGjYfRxPTf5Ol8YIlAHmXgVA HOAP Wiki]
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*[http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/hoap/Main_Page Guide to good practices for university open-access policies] (first released on October 17, 2012; last updated on October 21, 2013)
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**To obtain a print version of the good-practices guide, please send mailing information to Adam Holland.
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** An interactive PDF can be found [http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/hoap/Other_formats_for_this_guide]here.
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*[https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/open-access Open Access] (MIT Press, 2012), [http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/hoap/Open_Access_%28the_book%29 updates and supplements]
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*[http://oad.simmons.edu/oadwiki/Main_Page Open Access Directory]
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*[http://oad.simmons.edu/oadwiki/OA_tracking_project Open Access Tracking Project]
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*[http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/hoap/Societies_and_Open_Access_Research Societies and Open Access Research]
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*[http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/hoap/Intro_to_TagTeam TagTeam]

Latest revision as of 15:29, 30 September 2014

June 2014 Update Public Version


Harvard Open Access Project (HOAP) April 2014 Update, Public Version

Welcome to the HOAP discussion list! This list is designed to share monthly updates, conversations, and information about the Harvard Open Access Project. Some of HOAP's work is confidential, such as consulting with institutions about their OA policies. The public updates therefore provide information on the rest of our work.

These updates are publicly available for community members, partners, and other interested parties. Feel free to share them with your networks.

For questions or additions, please contact Adam Holland (aholland@cyber.law.harvard.edu).


June 2014 Update Public Version

I. Ongoing Work

PEOPLE

  • HOAP welcomes Nicole Contaxis as a 2014 Summer Intern.

OPEN ACCESS TRACKING PROJECT (OATP)

  • Peter and HOAP research assistant Andrea Bernard continue to update and manage the Open Access Tracking Project.

OPEN ACCESS DIRECTORY (OAD)

  • Peter, HOAP research assistant Andrea Bernard, and HOAP summer intern Nicole Contaxis continue to update and expand the Open Access Directory.

SOCIETIES AND OPEN ACCESS RESEARCH (SOAR)

  • Peter, Caroline Sutton, and HOAP research assistant Amanda Page continue to update and expand their catalog of open-access journals published by scholarly societies.

II. Events

MEETINGS AND TALKS

III. Work with Other Institutions


IV. Technical Developments

TAGTEAM PROGRESS

  • HOAP developed TagTeam 1.0 in 2011-2012, and launched version 1.5.2 on April 10, 2014.
  • HOAP's primary objective in developing TagTeam is to enhance the Open Access Tracking Project (OATP), which moved to TagTeam in September 2012. However, HOAP is developing TagTeam as a general-purpose tool useful for social-tagging projects on any topic. The development is funded by the Harvard Library Lab.


V. Related Resources