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March 17–20, 2013

Austin, Texas

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The Social Economy of Open Access

Monday, March 18, 2013 at 4:00 PM–4:45 PM CDT
Salon D/E
2013 Conference Track

Scholarly Communication


Open Access, Social Economy

Learning Objectives

Understand the Primary Models of Open Access: Institutional Repository Requirments, Green & Gold Open Access Publishing, Public Access Mandates, etc.

Know how Open Access relates to social economics and non-market systems of distribution from an economic anthropological perspective


This presentation examines open access publishing as an emerging social economy, highlighting the social values of reciprocity shared among individual scholars and institutions.  Green and Gold open access publishing, institutional repository requirements, and government mandated public access are presented as nascent social economic responses to an inefficient market economy. 


Mr. Anthony Davis, Jr., M.S.I., California State University Fullerton Pollak Library

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