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Inside out Publishing - Open Access

Session coordinator: Jakub Petřík, Albertina icome Praha s.r.o., Czech Republic

Where: 28. 5. 2009, 13.30 - 16.20, Vencovsky Aula

Phenomenon „Open Access“ – Meaning, Purpose and Benefits

Autor: Jindra Planková, Silesian university - Department of Informatics, Czech Republic



The paper is subjective reflection at current and historical aspects of Open Access, refers to changes, which are in progress in communication of information and in scientific communication of information. The essentials part of the paper will be description of important Open Access initiatives. There are introduced three fundamental initiatives - Budapest Open Access Initiative, Bethesda Statement on Open Access Publishing and Berlin Declaration on Open to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities. Author presents main characteristics of Initiatives, points out new opportunities of publishing and dispensing the idea of open access to knowledge in the research and development.

About author:

PhDr. Jindra Planková, Ph.D. was born in Vítkov on 19th of December 1973. She graduated master’s programme in Librarianship and Information science at the Charles University in Prague. In the year 2007 passed doctorate viva voce examination and in the year 2008 finished doctoral study in Information science at Charles University in Prague. She was employed 5 years in the Central University Library of Silesian University in Opava as a special librarian. From the year 2003 was employed as an assistant at the Department of Informatics at Silesian University in Opava. She is actively engaged in electronic document delivery services, new information services, Open Access to scientific information, special information sources and services, digital library and electronic archives and repositories.

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