Course descriptions are provided for available courses AND their prerequisites. View a list of courses offered during the Summer 2012 term.
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Open access (OA) refers to the free and open distribution of knowledge that are digitally available worldwide typically under a form of open license that is maintained by an academic institution, scholarly society, museum, government or other well established organizations and agencies. There are many forms of OA content including-but not limited to-journals, books, data, open educational resources and courseware, theses and dissertations. The goals of such content is that it is well conceived and managed throughout its life-cycle that typically will include curation and preservation. This course provides an overview of the issues related to OA content development, creation and management. Topics include a survey of major OA activities, legal and policy concerns, best practices, and the major tools and resources used in OA. The course serves as a gateway for individuals who want to work in open access or who are already working in open access and want a broader understanding of the area.
- Course number: LIS-530P
- Credits: 3.00
- Academic Level: Graduate
- Currently Offered: Yes
- Course Type: Lecture