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Dramatic Growth of Open Access: 12/11/09 Early Year-End Edition

The December 11, 2009 early year-end edition of the Dramatic 
Growth of   Open Access is now available, at: 

Highlights include:

Strong growth in open access mandates; institutional mandates 
have   tripled since last year. DOAJ is over 4,400 titles, grew 
by over 700 titles or about 2 titles   per day in the last year. 
OpenDOAR has increased to over 1,500 open access archives. 
Scientific Commons grew by more than 8 million publications for a 
total of over 32 million. E-LIS has passed an important milestone 
of 10 thousand items. More than 16 million books are now freely 
available under OCA   principles or public domain, thanks to the 
Open Content Alliance.


Heather Morrison, MLIS
Associate Editor, Scholarly and Research Communication
The Imaginary Journal of Poetic Economics