La Publication en Open Access Et L'avenir de la Recherche sur les Systèmes D'information

Translated title of the contribution: Open access publishing and the future of information systems research

Michel Avital, Bo Christer Björk, Richard J. Boland, Kevin Crowston, Ann Majchrzak

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The advent of the Internet and the subsequent adoption of open access schemas are changing the nature of the scholarly discourse. In response, we will stimulate a debate about the role and desired form of open access publishing in the context of the IS discipline. In particular, we explore the potential contribution of establishing an open access disciplinary repository of working papers and work in progress. Furthermore, we propose its design principle and illustrate our thesis with a working prototype of such disciplinary repository entitled Sprouts ( Finally, we call for participation and further action in realizing a global repository of IS research in progress.

Translated title of the contributionOpen access publishing and the future of information systems research
Original languageFrench
StatePublished - Dec 1 2008
Event29th International Conference on Information Systems, ICIS 2008 - Paris, France
Duration: Dec 14 2008Dec 17 2008




  • Eprints
  • Online repositories
  • Open access
  • Scholarly publishing
  • Sprouts
  • Working papers

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Information Systems


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