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Open Access Journals - A Myth or Reality

Library Herald Year : 2007, Volume : 45, Issue : 1 First page : ( 12) Last page : ( 19) Print ISSN : 0024-2292. Online ISSN : 0976-2469. Open Access Journals - A Myth or Reality

Ratnakar A. Raman Research Institute, Bangalore; and Education & Training Consultant, Informatics (India) Ltd, New Delhi. 4th Dr S R Ranganathan Memorial Lecture delivered at the Delhi Library Association on September 24, 2006.

Abstract Presents a brief overview of print journals. Defines open access movement and explains the reasons for existence in current scenario. Open access movement deals also with promoting creation of institutional archives and usage of open source software and digitization programmes. The article also highlights the areas of open access journals and to an extent open archives and present limitations of OAI movement.