More News & Announcements 1/25/14

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Taylor & Francis extend green open access zero embargo pilot scheme for Library & Information science authors; De Gruyter consolidates all OA publications in new imprint: De Gruyter Open; and OCLC to launch WorldCat Discovery Services in March.

TaylorFrancisLogo - Taylor & Francis extend green Open access zero embargo pilot scheme for Library & Information science authors until end 2014 notes that “Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, has been running a Library & Information Science Author Rights pilot scheme that allows authors to post their peer-reviewed Author Accepted Manuscript (AAM) to an institutional repository immediately after publication. The two year pilot scheme, first introduced in 2011, has now been extended for at least a further year to enable Routledge to consider alternative approaches to copyright and to find sustainable ways of extending author rights…”

No Shelf Required reports that “De Gruyter is … consolidating all OA publications under a new imprint: De Gruyter Open. The publisher Versita, which was acquired by De Gruyter in 2012, will be fully subsumed under the new imprint…

In March 2014, OCLC will release WorldCat Discovery Services, a new suite of cloud-based applications that brings FirstSearch® and WorldCat® Local services together, making it possible for more than 18,000 FirstSearch libraries to offer a richer discovery experience for users.

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