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Education Scholars' Perceptions and Practices toward Open Access Publishing

Abstract Although open access publishing has been available since 1998, we know little regarding scholars' perceptions and practices toward publishing in open access outlets, especially in the social science community. Open access publishing has been slow to penetrate the field of education, yet the potential impact of open access could make this publishing method an important innovation for understanding how to support the publishing needs of education scholars. To discover these perceptions and practices that education scholars have toward open access publishing, a 51-item web-based survey was provided to scholars with known investment in open access publishing. Participants had either (1) a publication in one of 34 United States education-bas... (more)
Created Date 2012
Contributor Ellingford, Lori Michelle (Author) / Brem, Sarah K. (Advisor) / Husman, Jenefer (Committee member) / Ganesh, Tirupalavanam (Committee member) / Duggan, Mary Anne (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Educational psychology / Communication / Education / Education / Open Access / Perceptions / Practices / Publishing / Survey Research
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 111 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Educational Psychology 2012
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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