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dc.title Open access in the Czech Republic: An overview en
dc.contributor.author Fabián, Ondřej
dc.relation.ispartof Library Review
dc.identifier.issn 0024-2535 Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2013
utb.relation.volume 62
utb.relation.issue 4
dc.citation.spage 211
dc.citation.epage 223
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Emerald en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1108/LR-09-2012-0096
dc.relation.uri http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?articleid=17090935&show=abstract
dc.subject Czech Republic en
dc.subject Institutional repositories en
dc.subject Open access en
dc.subject Open access journals en
dc.subject Open repositories en
dc.description.abstract Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to give a complex description and evaluation of open access adoption in the environment of the Czech Republic, from both the green road and golden road points of view. Design/methodology/approach: Data and conclusions in this paper are numerically supported by quantitative analyses from several relevant databases (e.g. JCR, Scopus, DOAJ or ROAR). Findings: The issue of open access has not been given appropriate attention in the Czech Republic. Therefore, most of the important activities have only recently been implemented, or are still underway. Open access is still being completely ignored at the level of Czech state offices and funding agencies, which leads to scientific institutions learning of this phenomenon individually. Compared to other Central European countries, the Czech Republic can be classified as average in certain respects, but it is no competition for developed West European and North American countries in terms of awareness, infrastructure and open access adoption. Originality/value: This is the very first article that comprehensively sums up all aspects of the issue of open access in the Czech Republic. © Emerald Group Publishing Limited. en
utb.faculty Library
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1003370
utb.identifier.obdid 43869825
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-84879405056
utb.source j-scopus
dc.date.accessioned 2013-07-27T14:55:30Z
dc.date.available 2013-07-27T14:55:30Z
dc.rights.access openAccess
utb.contributor.internalauthor Fabián, Ondřej
utb.fulltext.affiliation Ondřej Fabián The Library, Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Zlin, Czech Republic
utb.fulltext.dates Received 7 September 2012 Revised 14 November 2012 Accepted 10 February 2013
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