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dc.contributor.authorHayes, Len_NZ
dc.contributor.authorHearne, Sen_NZ
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-14T23:38:02Z
dc.date.available2017-05-14T23:38:02Z
dc.date.copyright2017-05-08en_NZ
dc.identifier.citationPaper presented at THETA 2017 Conference, 7-10 May, Auckland. Retrieved from http://theta.edu.au/sessions/tuwhera-how-being-open-is-the-key-to-scholarly-communications/
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10292/10475
dc.description.abstractTuwhera (‘be open’) is AUT’s Open Access journal publishing platform. It officially launched in October 2016. The project to create Tuwhera was based on a feasibility study carried out by senior staff at AUT Library in 2014. That report explored the possibilities of developing an open access scholarly journal publishing service to meet the needs of academics within the university seeking new ways to make their journals more visible and accessible. A number of proprietorial and open sources hosting solutions were investigated with the Library selecting Open Journal Systems as the product on which to build the platform. The Library successfully bid for AUT Capex funding for the project and work began in February 2016. The project was led by the Library’s Scholarly Communications team, established as an outcome of an organisational review of its Digital Services unit and in recognition of an emerging and significant area for academic libraries. The project team connected with key stakeholders across the university, including ICT, the Research and Innovation Office and a wide range of academic staff. The name, Tuwhera, emerged early on in the project, giving the service not only a point of difference but an identity which acknowledges AUT’s commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi. The name was chosen in consultation with Māori representatives within the University and when the platform was officially launched, the event was marked by appropriate tikanga. If Tuwhera’s initial aim was simple, then its vision has evolved to be much more expansive. The principles and values underpinning Tuwhera have inspired a great deal of interest within the University and have opened up numerous possibilities for scholarly communications at AUT. In realising those possibilities, Tuwhera is positioning itself as a key player in driving the Open Access movement and influencing the research culture in Aotearoa New Zealand.en_NZ
dc.publisherThe Higher Education Technology Agenda (THETA)
dc.relation.urihttp://theta.edu.au/sessions/tuwhera-how-being-open-is-the-key-to-scholarly-communications/
dc.rightsThe author of papers, abstracts, presentations, etc. for the THETA 2017 Conference retains the copyright of such material. THETA 2017 may publish such papers, abstracts, and enclosures on websites, in print and on other media for non-commercial purposes
dc.subjectOpen Accessen_NZ
dc.subjectOpen Access journal publishingen_NZ
dc.subjectOJSen_NZ
dc.subjectOpen Journal Systemsen_NZ
dc.subjectMaori kaupapaen_NZ
dc.subjectMatauranga Maorien_NZ
dc.subjectScholarly Communicationsen_NZ
dc.subjectOpen journalsen_NZ
dc.subjectPlatinum open accessen_NZ
dc.titleTuwhera: How Being Open Is the Key to Scholarly Communicationen_NZ
dc.typeConference Contribution
dc.rights.accessrightsOpenAccessen_NZ
pubs.elements-id280406
aut.relation.conferenceThe Higher Education Technology Agendaen_NZ


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