SPARC Japan is a project of the National Institute of Informatics to strengthen the electronic journals of Japan's academic societies and to promote change in scholarly communication.
The 2nd SPARC Japan Seminar 2018 entitled "Quality Control in the Age of Open Science" will be held on 25 October, hosted by SPARC Japan, in keeping with this year’s Open Access Week theme of “Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge”. We will discuss perspective of quality control in the age of Open Science and how we could guarantee quality of contents. We…Continue
Posted on October 17, 2018 at 1:46am
The 2nd SPARC Japan Seminar 2017 entitled "Preprint and Open Access" will be held on 30 October, hosted by SPARC Japan, in keeping with this year’s Open Access Week theme of “Open in order to…”. We will review the role and management of the preprint servers in these 30 years and discuss how to contribute to the advancement of scientific research and the issues concerning the importance of the commercial publication, sustainable models of the publication and the quality…Continue
Posted on October 17, 2017 at 8:27pm
The 2nd SPARC Japan Seminar 2016 entitled " Promoting Openness of Research Data: Incentive and Data Management " will be held on 26 October , in keeping with this year’s Open Access Week theme of “Open in Action”, and hosted by SPARC Japan and co-hosted by Research Data Utilization Forum. We will focus on research data and consider how the openness of scientific research data in Japan can be promoted through cooperation between librarians and researchers.
Posted on October 13, 2016 at 10:39pm