Archive for the ‘Open Access’ Category

Dogs in the Manger?

13 December 2009

Theft or Public Right? Can publishers or manufacturers retain rights over something they don’t want to use?

I’ve been very interested in the subject of public right of access to research publications for a long time but the wider implications of this topic came to the fore for me recently through a debate in a different arena. (more…)

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Rich-media open-access publishing (2003)

30 April 2003

Documents from a workshop to explore the opportunity for an on-line infrastructure for scholarly publishing in Design, 5th European Academy of Design Conference, Barcelona, April 2003. Chris Rust & Mark Purcell

Rich-media open-access publishing

I have a long-standing interest in the development of open-access academic publishing. This material is from a workshop that I ran at a time when we were bidding for funding to set up an online publishing system for the kind of rich media materials that arise from art and design research.

Downloads from archive.org

Introductory leaflet
outlining the aims of the workshop

Briefing paper
Rust,C. Purcell,M. (2003) Outline proposal and rationale for an online publishing archive Workshop materials, European Academy of Design Conference, University of Barcelona, April 2003

Powerpoint file providing diagrams of some suggested data structures and processes
Rust,C. Purcell,M. (2003) A conceptual framework (in diagram form) for an online publishing archive Workshop materials, European Academy of Design Conference, University of Barcelona, April 2003