April 2014 Update Public Version
Harvard Open Access Project (HOAP) April 2014 Update, Public Version
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Update, Public Version, April 2014
I. Ongoing Work
OPEN ACCESS DIRECTORY
- Peter and HOAP research assistant Andrea Bernard continue to update and expand the Open Access Directory (OAD).
SOCIETIES AND OPEN ACCESS RESEARCH
- Peter, Caroline Sutton, and HOAP research assistant Amanda Page continue to update and expand their catalog of open-access journals published by scholarly societies.
MEETINGS AND TALKS
- Peter spoke on open access and copyright at a panel discussion hosted by DARTH (Digital Arts & Humanities at Harvard University) Crimson, at Harvard Law School, April 1, 2014.
- Peter spoke on open access by teleconference to Morningside College on April 14, 2014.
- The Harvard Library published an interview with Peter Suber on the 23 takedown notices Elsevier sent to Harvard last fall.
III. Technical Developments
- 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.
IV. Related Resources
- HOAP Wiki
- Guide to good practices for university open-access policies (first released on October 17, 2012; last updated on October 21, 2013)
- To obtain a print version of the good-practices guide, please send mailing information to Adam Holland.
- An interactive PDF can be found here.
- Open Access (MIT Press, 2012), updates and supplements
- Open Access Directory
- Open Access Tracking Project
- Societies and Open Access Research