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Comment #00386 - Release date for green open access - z39.96-2012.pdf

Comment 386
Addressed (Unresolved)
ANSI/NISO Z39.96-2012, JATS: Journal Article Tag Suite (version 1.0) (Revision 0)
Comment Submitted by
Nikos Markantonatos
2013-12-11 06:12:43

The licensing model of "green open access" or "self-archiving" of peer-reviewed journal articles is rapidly gaining acceptance in the publishing world. This is in contrast to the "gold open access" or simply "open access", whereby the publisher grants free access to an article immediately. Typically, publishers granting green open access, impose an embargo period of a number of months before the article can become publicly available.

Current support for open access licensing does not include a "release date", which effects the embargo period.

Submitter Proposed Solution

In the Elsevier DTD, the release date in green open access licensing model is encoded as follows:


Under the JATS DTD, we could add a element under . For example:

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Jeffrey Beck
2013-12-11 09:05:16

This Comment has been replaced by the nicely formatted and readable 00387