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Open Access in the Humanities: a case study of developing three open-access electronic journals in Greece

Sachini, E.; Tsoukala, V.; Nikos Houssos; Stathopoulou, I. -O; Paschou, C. -E; Paraskevopoulou, A.;
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  • Published: 07 Sep 2009
  • Country: Greece
free text keywords: electronic journals, Humanities, open access, Greece, Open Journal Systems (OJS), Periodicals, Social sciences
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[1] RABEN, J. 'Tenure, Promotion and Digital Publication', Digital Humanities Quarterly, Spring 2007 v.1, n. 1, 001/1/000006.html (April 2009). The report of the American Council of Learned Societies Commission on Cyberinfrastructure for the Humanities and Social Sciences (2006) recommends to encourage digital scholarship and develop criteria for considering it in promotion and tenure decisions, available at pdf (April 2009).

[2] MARON, N. and SMITH, K.K. Current Models of Digital Scholarly Communication. Results of an Investigation Conducted by Ithaka for the Association of Research Libraries, ARL, Washington, D.C., November 2008. Available at (April 2009).

[3] STEELE, C. 'Scholarly Monograph Publishing in the 21st Century: The Future More Than Ever Should be an Open Book', JEP 11.2 (Spring 2008), DOI:

[4] WILLINSKY, J. 'Toward the Design of an Open Monograph Press', JEP 12.1 (February 2009), DOI:

[5] OAPEN (Open Access Publishing in European Networks at is a consortium of European University Presses with the initiative to develop an OA model for peer reviewed books in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Open Humanities Press is an OA publishing collective in critical and cultural theory ( is an online humanities and social sciences portal.

[6] See, for example, DARIAH, the European infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities at; ADONIS the French infrastructure in Social Sciences and Humanities at

[7] A portal offering access to repositories and other digital collections in Greece and major OA websites outside of Greece is , interestingly a private initiative.

[8] Hellenic Academic Libraries Link,

[9] BANOU, S. and KOSTAGIOLAS A.P. “Managing Expectations for Open Access in Greece: Perceptions from the Publishers and Academic Libraries”, Proceedings ELPUB2007 Conference on Electronic Publishing, Vienna, Austria, June 2007, 229-237.

[10] University of Macedonia in Thessaloniki, April 14, 2008: ( openaccess/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=16&Itemid=32& lang=en) (April 2009); EKT/NHRF, Athens, December 15-16, 2008: (http:// (April 2009).

[11] The journals currently run by the National Documentation Centre in collaboration with the Humanities research institutes of NHRF are in the process of being evaluated for inclusion in DOAJ.

[12] Funded by the EU and the Greek state under the operational programme Information Society culture/default.htm (April 2009).

[13] (April 2009)

[14] EKT also developed the IR of NHRF, Helios (, Pandektis, A Thesaurus of Primary Sources for Greek History and Culture (http:// and the National Registry for Ph.D. Theses (http://

[15] In ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΝΑ ΣΥΜΜΕΙΚΤΑ 122 of 265 articles of past issues 1-17 are OA. In Τεκμήρια 70 of the 94 articles of past issues (1-8) are OA. All articles of the past issues (1-4) of The Historical Review/La Revue Historique are OA. Some authors of past articles were not located and others refused permission to post their work online. In these cases we provide only the abstracts of the articles.

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