Open Access – an Alternative for Bad Times?
Koordinátor sekce: Jindra Planková, Silesian university in Opava - Department of Informatics, Czech Republic
Čas a místo: May 27, 9:00 AM - 11:25 AM, Auditorium D
Open Access in a Developing Country
- Sanja Antonic, University of Belgrade - University Library "Svetozar Markovic", Serbia
- Aleksandra Popovic, Stela Filipi Matutinovic, University of Belgrade - University Library "Svetozar Markovic", Serbia
- Materiály ke stažení
Countries from all over the world celebrate the eighth birthday of Open Access (OA) Initiative. Open Access is a good way of science results expansion and its more effective use in developing countries. Serbian OA Initiative is established and the Consortium for coordinated acquisition (KoBSON) and Centre for Evaluation in Education and Science (CEON/CEES) have a prominent role there. Numerous Serbian academic and cultural institutions accept OA publishing policy.
For the first time, Commission for user services of Serbian Library Association organized OA Week events in two academic institutions during October 2009: at the Library of the School of Medicine (University of Belgrade) and at the Central Library (University of Novi Sad). Also, important activity to be mentioned is education of PhD students held by the information specialists from Department for scientific information (University library in Belgrade). Topic “Open Access and Copyright” is obligatory module of the lectures’ curriculum.
Knowledge dissemination about OA movement and its activities to academic staff and other potential patrons is permanent part of the Department’s work. On the Library website we publish recommended links for scientific information in OA regime, which are heavily used. Digital repository for dissertations in OA will be established in 2010.
- Profesní informace o autorovi
Sanja Antonic (1966) – Employed from 1997. as Information specialist for biomedicine and biotechnology in Department for scientific information, University library “Svetozar Markovic” in Belgrade, Serbia. Attended and participated in national and international scientific meetings and conferences (IFLA 2003, Online Information 2003, Inforum 2008) Author over 20 articles on English and Serbian languages in journals and proceedings.
She lectured numerous presentations, lectures and educational courses at many academic, medical and cultural institutions on topic electronic information resources. Main research interests are development of information science, digital literacy, information retrieval, Open Access, web 2.0, etc. Active member of Executive Board, Serbian Library Association.