NISO devotes entire journal to open access infrastructure.

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Three years after it began publishing its journal, Information Standards Quarterly, as an open access publication, the National Information Standards Organization (NISO) is devoting a special themed issue to the topic of open access infrastructure.

The issue contains insights from a wide spectrum of stakeholders--publishers, funders, universities, intermediaries, standards bodies, and open access experts--on subjects such as institutional policies, compliance tracking and reporting, publishing tools, new economic models and licensing, and sustainability.

"2013 seems to have been a watershed for open access," says guest content editor Liam Earney, head of library support services at J ISC. "Driven by a number of policy...

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