B – Incorporating open access into libraries

Cryer E, Collins M. Incorporating open access into libraries. Serials Review 2011, in press
(doi: 10.1016/j.serrev.2011.03.002)

Librarians can play a dynamic role in the development of the open access (OA) landscape by familiarizing themselves with government funding initiatives, OA publishing models, institutional OA funds and policies, and institutional repositories. The article provides examples of how librarians can incorporate OA issues into pre-existing librarian roles.