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Scholarly Publishing

Recent News
Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) Directive 2/22/13 – www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2013/02/22/expanding-public-access-results-federally-funded-research
Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR) – www.ala.org/advocacy/access/legislation/fastr
Open Data – (next.data.gov) – www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2013/07/16/first-look-nextdatagov

General Sources
Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) – www.arl.org/sparc
Open Access Newsletter – www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/ (OA overview, timeline, blog, etc.) and
Advocacy Resources – www.arl.org/sparc
Medical Library Association – www.mlanet.org/publications/books/pub_support.html
Open Access Directory – www.oad.simmons.edu/oadwiki/Main_Page
Instructions to Authors in the Health Sciences – www.mulford.meduohio.edu/instr/
(Index to Instructions to Authors pages for over 3,500 health and life sciences journals)
Journal / Author Name Estimator – www.biosemantics.org/jane

NIH Public Access Policy
NIH Public Access Policy & UAMS General Information - www.library.uams.edu/scholarly-resources/nih-public-access/
Overview – www.publicaccess.nih.gov
Details – www.publicaccess.nih.gov/policy.htm
How to comply – www.publicaccess.nih.gov
How to deposit articles – www.nihms.nih.gov/
Frequently asked questions – www.publicaccess.nih.gov/FAQ.htm

Open Access
Open Access Overview – www.legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/overview.htm
Open Access Button – Information about tracking and mapping the impact of paywalls
Directory of Open Access Journals – www.doaj.org
BioMed Central – www.biomedcentral.com/
PLoS – www.plos.org

Repositories
PubMed Central – www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov
Registry of Open Access Repositories – www.roar.eprints.org/

Copyright & Intellectual Property
Author Rights Information from SPARC – www.sparc.arl.org/author/addendum.shtml
UAMS Patent and Copyright Committee – www.uams.edu/patent/
UAMS Copyright Policy – www.library.uams.edu/scholarly-resources/copyright-information
Creative Commons – www.creativecommons.org/learn/aboutus/

Mary Ryan – July 2013
RyanMaryL@uams.edu