Added by Pedro Príncipe on October 28, 2014 at 12:33pm — No Comments
We were lucky enough to have Donna Okubo from PLOS join us for Open Access festivities here at Cal State Northridge. In a blog post, I discuss open access, efforts in California to create OA mandates, CSUN's repository SOAR (ScholarWorks Open Access Repository) &c.…Continue
Added by Andrew Weiss on October 28, 2014 at 12:25pm — No Comments
Want to know more about the steps needed to launch and operate an open access (OA) journal?
As part of OA Week 2014, the Scholastica team hosted a recorded panel discussion entitled- Inside the…Continue
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Agro-Know is a company that captures, organizes and adds value to the rich information available in agricultural and biodiversity sciences, in order to make it universally accessible, useful and meaningful. It is an active contributor in European and international standardization initiatives in relation to the agricultural data representation and storage, with involvement in fora such as the …Continue
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The EC-commisioned Science-Metrix study has a lot of interesting and useful information that I hope the EC will apply and use.
Access Timing. The fundamental problem highlighted by the Science-Metrix findings is timing: Over 50% of all articles published since 2007 are freely available…Continue
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rpa_red es el acrónico de nuestra recientemente creada Red de Publicaciones Académicas Abiertas, que reúne diferentes revistas inglesas y españolas de acceso libre. El principal objetivo es ayudar a las revistas miembros de la red a ganar visibilidad y darles una voz pública para reclamar en favor del pensamiento libre, la liberta de formatos de edición y la innovación en cuestiones epistémicas y metodológicas. Fuertemente presionados por las políticas derivadas de la aplicación de los…Continue
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Here at the Evans Library, we get excited about Open Access Week, the part we can play, and the progress being made in the Open Access Movement. Events are planned for Monday-Friday, and all participants receive a special OA cookie!
Added by Suzanne Kozaitis on October 21, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments
by Joshua Holm
The ever rising cost of academic journals is a major burden for researchers. Academic libraries cannot always keep up with increases in subscription fees causing libraries to drop journals from their collection. This makes it harder for students and professors to quickly and easily access the information they need. Inter-library loan…
Added by Jen Wike Huger on October 21, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments
The Open Access Office of the University of Vienna is celebrating OA Week 2014 with an information desk at the university main building on Oct. 22nd and 23rd (from 10:00 to 15:00). Hope to see you there!
Added by Guido Blechl on October 21, 2014 at 4:08am — No Comments
rpa_red is the acronym of our recently created Network of Open Academic Journals, joining several OA Spanish and English social siences journals. The main goal of the initiative is help the RPA members to gain in visibility and to make them a voice in claiming in favor of free thought, free formats, innovation in epistemic and method orientations. Severely pressed by the policy of impact indexes, our universities are now forgotting free thought and free access to knowledge that used to be…Continue
Added by Baltasar Fernández-Ramírez on October 20, 2014 at 6:22pm — No Comments
It’s Open Access Week 2014, and at Cell Reports we always clear some space for a party during Open Access Week. Cell Reports is the first open access journal at Cell Press, and we are enthusiastic about our high-quality, high-impact journal in which papers can be freely read and shared the world over. We will spend the week filling our blog with commentary and updates from the editors,…Continue
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The University of Porto is promoting the 2014 edition of the International Open Access Week within its academic and scientific community. Several…Continue
Added by Teresa Sousa on October 20, 2014 at 10:48am — No Comments
“Open Access” to information – the free, immediate, online access to the results of scholarly research- has the power to transform the way research and scientific inquiry are conducted but what are the direct and widespread implications for OA publishing in archaeology?
We asked Professor Alan Outram (University of Exeter, UK) the co-editor of new OA…
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