Open Access has transformed academic publishing. A majority of the world’s academic publishers follow a hybrid model for at least some journals; around 43% of academic content published in the UK is Open Access. The rising tide of OA content brings its own challenges, none more significant than how the broadest possible audience can find quality, peer reviewed open research.
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Is archive content relevant to current research and why is it still so valued in the ‘digital era’?
In academia, there is a growing awareness of the value of video content. Video usage is becoming more commonplace, both as a teaching resource for lecturers and as an easy-access reference for students outside the lecture room. In an age when content is sourced through various media, and delivered to a range of devices, available on campus and remotely, and by multiple users, video can assist the needs of the modern day researcher and lecturer, providing real life examples, and a means of accurate communication and digestible delivery.
What do today’s researchers need to know in order to understand the vital differences between the “scholarly” information available on the open web and the information found in premium scholarly resources? EBSCO and the IET take a closer look