Open Access is gaining transaction not only in governmental policies and legislation but business models for publishers as well. In the past year alone, Elsevier has more than doubled the number of open access journals it publishes, to 39. Further details are provided in The Economist’s article Free-for-all.
The NCAR Library and Archives serve and support Atmospheric, Solar and Earth scientists and their research at NCAR and throughout the broader UCAR community. We are interested current trends around scientific data management, open access, scholarly communications, digital preservation and tracking the impact of our science through bibliometrics.
The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is sponsored by the National Science Foundation. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.