B – Incorporating open access into libraries

Cryer E, Collins M. Incorporating open access into libraries. Serials Review 2011;37(2):103-107
(doi: 10.1016/j.serrev.2011.03.002)

Librarians can play a dinamic role in the development of the open access landscape by familiarizing themselves with government funding initiatives, institutional open access funds and policies, institutional repositories, and promoting and supporting open access publishing models. This article provides examples of how librarians can incorporate open access concepts into their pre-existing librarian roles.