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Author Notes:

Correspondence: Jocelyn A. Rankin, Chief, Information Center, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Mail stop C04, Atlanta, GA 30333; fax: 404-638-5598; email: jrannkin@cdc.gov


Research Funding:

This conference was supported in part by the National Networks of Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern Atlantic Region.


  • Open Access Publishing
  • CDC
  • Peer-reviewed research
  • Digital archive

Open Access Publishing


Proceedings Title:

Emerging Infectious Diseases

Conference Name:

Open Access Publishing Conference


Conference Place:

Centers for Disease Control & U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Volume 10 | Issue 7

Publication Date:

Type of Work:

Conference | Final Publisher PDF


An Open Access Publishing Conference was convened in Atlanta, Georgia, on January 7, 2004, by the libraries of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Emory University. Open Access is an emerging publishing model for peer-reviewed scientific research in which authors and their publishers grant free access to their work as long as the authors are acknowledged and the publisher ensures that the work is made freely available in a digital archive (1). The conference brought together key stakeholders including scientists, researchers, publishers, and librarians and included approximately 240 participants with 80 offsite registrants connecting through the simultaneous Web cast.

Copyright information:

© 2004 U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

This is an Open Access work distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
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