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Librarian, Heal Thyself: A Scholarly Communication Analysis of LIS Journals

Librarian, Heal Thyself: A Scholarly Communication Analysis of LIS Journals

In Brief

“This article presents an analysis of 111 Library and Information Science journals based on measurements of “openness” including copyright policies, open access self-archiving policies and open access publishing options. We propose a new metric to rank journals, the J.O.I. Factor (Journal Openness Index), based on measures of openness rather than perceived rank or citation impact. Finally, the article calls for librarians and researchers in LIS to examine our scholarly literature and hold it to the principles and standards that we are asking of other disciplines. [Also available as an EPUB for reading on mobile devices, or as a PDF.] “

Whole article: http://www.inthelibrarywiththeleadpipe.org/2014/healthyself/

Stephen

Posted on: May 2, 2014, 6:13 am Category: Uncategorized

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