Transforming Scholarly Publishing through Open Access: A Bibliography presents over 1,100 selected English language scholarly works useful in understanding the open access movement's efforts to provide free access to and unfettered use of scholarly literature. The bibliography primarily includes books and published journal articles. Most sources have been published from January 1, 1999 through August 1, 2010; however, a limited number of key sources published prior to 1999 are also included. (See the "Preface" for more coverage details.)
The bibliography includes links to freely available versions of included works. Links are checked as of 8/1/2010. Links are not maintained. Note that e-prints and published articles may not be identical.
In a Best Content by an Individual award to the author for his publications, the The Charleston Advisorsaid: "This work gives an outstanding overview of scholarship relating to the growing Open Access movement."
In the Journal of the Medical Library Association, M. Blobaum said: "Bailey is a master of compiling lists of articles, web pages, white papers, and books on a particular topic and distributing them to a wide audience. . . . This bibliography, like the others, is extensive and well organized with topical subheadings. A preface helps readers understand what "open access" means and what models are available. . . . This bibliography is recommended for everyone interested in open access publishing."
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