SPARC webinar on open access developments in Latin America, featuring SciELO

January 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

A colleague of mine is the presenter for this upcoming SPARC webinar: Open Access Developments in Latin America with Nicholas Cop  Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 12:00 – 1:00PM EDT use helpful time converter Registration is free, but required. Please RSVP by January 10th. This webcast requires both a phone dial-in and an Internet connection. Open […]

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Tags: Conferences/Events · Open Access

SciELO launches blog to discuss open access and scholarly communication issues

August 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off

SciELO, the Scientific Electronic Library Online, has launched a new blog, SciELO in Perspective.  The blog, available in 3 languages – Spanish, Portuguese, and English – aims to share information and knowledge oriented to the development of scientific communication.  The posts contain interviews, news, and analysis from an editorial team of nine.  SciELO has maintained […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Interfaces/Platforms · Open Access

SciELO open access ebooks, an interview with Nicholas Cop

April 10th, 2013 · Comments Off

Open Access ebook collections are on the rise. One of the newer collections is SciELO (pronounced like the initials C-L-O).  The SciELO ebooks operation began in March of 2012 and officially announced itself to the international community last month.  I interviewed Nicholas Cop, President of Nicholas Cop Consulting and principle consultant of the SciELO program […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Interfaces/Platforms · Interviews · New Products · NSR Info · Open Access · University Press · Vendor News

SciELO announces open access eBook collection from Brazil

March 15th, 2013 · Comments Off

Last Fall, I wrote about the SciELO ebook collection  for Open Access Week.  I just received this official press release announcing the collection of 300 open access ebooks from Brazil.  The press release is also available in Espanol and Portugues. SÃO PAULO, March 2013 – SciELO, a major indexer and publisher of Open Access online […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · New Products · Open Access · Press Releases · Vendor News

Open Access eBooks, Part Two – SciELO Books

October 23rd, 2012 · 2 Comments

To honor open access week, I’ll be highlighting a different open access eBook platform each day.  The purpose is to create awareness of various open access ebook collections.   If you have collections to suggest, please let me know. I first learned about SciELO Books (Scientific Electronic Library Online) when I traveled to Brazil last month […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Collection Development · Interfaces/Platforms · Open Access · Publishing