Canadian Library Association : Task Force on Open Access

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Date created: 
2007
Keywords: 
CLA
Task Force
Open Access
mandate
resolution
Abstract: 

The Canadian Library Association adopted a Resolution on Open Access
in 2005. The mandate of the CLA Task Force on Open Access is to draft
recommendations on policy for CLA's own publications, draft a
position statement on open access for Canadian libraries on behalf of
CLA, and liaise with other library associations, such as CARL.
Heather Morrison reports on activities to date, such as drafted a
response to the CIHR Draft Policy on Access to Research Outputs.

Description: 
Context: Members of the CLA Task Force on Open Access, the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC), and the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) discussed the transition to Open Access and also offered a workshop. The presentations and workshop were given during the CLA Preconference on Open Access Meeting at the 1st International PKP Scholarly Publishing Conference in Vancouver, British-Columbia (Canada) from July 11-13, 2007.
Language: 
English
Document type: 
Conference presentation
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