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1 Open Access Alternatives for Tough Times Monterey, October 26, 2009 Peter Jacso professor Department of Information and Computer Sciences University of Hawaii

2 Budget cuts You can run but you cant hide What to downsize? Personnel, salary, journals ??? Indexing/abstracting sources (print & digital) Make use of what YOU HAVE and what is OPEN ACCESS Jacso

3 Many libraries have cut, did they substitute? Jacso

4 Some did in themselves Mental Health Abstracts Information Science Abstracts EnviroLine Jacso Some are on the endangered species list GeoArchive Library Literature & Info Science British Education Index

5 G gle Sch lar Jacso

6 About 60% of papers have abstracts Jacso

7 Similar abstract ratio in Springer journals Jacso

8 Unorthodox Boolean logic Jacso

9 Unorthodox time span narrowing Jacso

10 What is in an abstract? Jacso

11 Or rather in a quarter million abstracts on Google Scholar? Jacso

12 beyond the apologies? Jacso

13 Records do have free abstracts if NOT searched through Google Scholars searchbot Jacso

14 And in more than half a million abstracts from Wiley alone in Google Scholar? Jacso

15 … shown from 1 to 1000 by GS Jacso

16 Once again,there are good abstracts – except for Google Scholars searchbot Jacso

17 Options Fully equivalent free/OA content Quasi equivalent free/OA content Free/OA subset of a paid I&A database Functional free/OA substitute Better than you had before Necessity is the mother of invention & discovery No I have fallen and cant get up schtick Jacso

18 Dont be like Imelda Jacso

19 You got A&I databases and Imelda got shoes I dont have a pair of shoes to wear…

20 US Government as content producer AND host Jacso

21 US Government as content producer AND host all records and abstracts in millions all abs Agricola PubMed ERIC PubMed C NTIS NCJRS Energy Cits2.6 ?TRIS ETDEWEb Jacso

22 US Gov as content producer on Dialog $/connect hour + I&A print costs $ $ $ $ Agricola PubMed ERIC NCJRS NTIS TRIS Energy Sci Jacso

23 Many with full text also in O/A International Organizations Jacso

24 Associations, Societies, Institutes OA part of their fee-based digital archives + many others Jacso

25 Largest commercial publishers with huge OA subset of bibliographic records & abstracts + many others Jacso

26 Commercial publishers as content producer AND host (million items) all abs Elsevier Oxford Springer Cambridge Wiley3.5 ? T & F 2.0 ? SAGE Emerald 0.2 ? NPG Jacso

27 New and traditional players Digital Facilitators Document Delivery Services databases Jacso

28 New & traditional players (million items) all abs HighWire Press MetaPress IngentaConnect 4.5 ? Atypon ? ? Infotrieve (PR) Infotrieve (my estimate) CNRS British Library 9.0 ? NRC 7.3 ? Jacso

29 Providers - Abstracts + I/A databases/subsets Web-born entrepreneurs Traditional Information Services Jacso

30 Closest to your heart Jacso

31 LISTA all records - all OA Jacso

32 LISTA all records with abstracts Jacso

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39 TRC All records – all OA Jacso

40 All records – all OA, most with abstracts Jacso

41 PILOTS Open Access CSA version Jacso

42 PILOTS Open Access CSA version Jacso

43 Latest metasearch tools for partially Open Access publishers collections - Jacso

44 - Latest metasearch tools for partially Open Access publishers collections - Jacso

45 - Latest metasearch tools for partially Open Access publishers collections - Jacso

46 - Latest metasearch tools for partially Open Access publishers collections Jacso


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