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Gail McMillan, Virginia TechFollow

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Faculty

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Countering anecdotal evidence and calming fears about publicly accessible ETDs—electronic theses and dissertations, McMillan will present a variety of perspectives based on current data. She has led international surveys and gathered data from publishers and journal editors about their policies regarding ETDs. To these she will add data about ETD initiatives based on graduate school and university library activities.

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Marisa L. Ramírez, Gail McMillan, Joan T. Dalton, Ann Hanlon, Heather S. Smith, and Chelsea Kern. "Do Open Access Electronic Theses and Dissertations Diminish Publishing Opportunities in the Sciences? Coll. res. libr. November 2014 75:808-821; doi:10.5860/crl.75.6.808

Marisa L. Ramirez, Joan T. Dalton, Gail McMillan, Max Read, and Nancy H. Seamans. "Do Open Access Electronic Theses and Dissertations Diminish Publishing Opportunities in the Social Sciences and Humanities? Findings from a 2011 Survey of Academic Publishers." Coll. res. libr. July 2013 74:368-380; doi:10.5860/crl-356

Audrey Truschke. "Open Access and Dissertation Embargoes." Dissertation Reviews, April 6, 2015.

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Apr 1st, 2:40 PM Apr 1st, 3:30 PM

ETDs and the Landscape of Open Access Publishing

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Countering anecdotal evidence and calming fears about publicly accessible ETDs—electronic theses and dissertations, McMillan will present a variety of perspectives based on current data. She has led international surveys and gathered data from publishers and journal editors about their policies regarding ETDs. To these she will add data about ETD initiatives based on graduate school and university library activities.