All Blog Posts Tagged 'open' (102)

Week of Free OA Resources from Scholastica

Amid the daily hubbub, we don’t always get the opportunity to have deep discussions about all of the information swirling around concerning the present and future state of OA. OA Week…

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Added by Danielle Padula on October 27, 2017 at 9:01am — No Comments

Understanding the costs of scholarly publishing – Why we need a public data infrastructure of publishing costs

This blogpost was written by Danny Lämmerhirt, research coordinator at Open Knowledge International, and originally appeared on the OKI blog: https://blog.okfn.org/2017/10/24/understanding-the-costs-of-scholarly-publishing-why-we-need-a-public-data-infrastructure-of-publishing-costs/



Scholarly…

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Added by Lieke Ploeger on October 24, 2017 at 9:30am — No Comments

THE COMMONS, DIAMOND OPEN ACCESS and SCHOLARLY COMMUNICATIONS – An Interview with Christian Fuchs

Christian Fuchs (@fuchschristian) is the co-editor of tripleC: Communication, Capitalism and Critique an open access journal for critical communication studies which has been running since 2003, and is the editor of University of Westminster Press’ s open…

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Added by Andrew Lockett on October 24, 2017 at 4:30am — No Comments

Free print copies of UWP titles to be won

 A year on from our first book title the University of Westminster Press to celebrate international open access week is running a competition for a free print copy of any of our six published book titles* for two winners.…

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Added by Andrew Lockett on October 23, 2017 at 4:30am — No Comments

Webinar by Editage Insights - Beyond open access: Exciting new strategies for science communication

Why do authors choose to publish open access? In an ongoing survey by Editage Insights, many authors cite the main reason as “to increase research outreach”. But with more and more research papers being published every year, and more authors choosing the open access route than before, even open access is not enough to give your research the exposure it needs. Moreover, as a scientist, publication is no longer the end of your research lifecycle. It’s increasingly important for you to find…

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Added by Jayashree Rajagopalan on October 22, 2017 at 11:35am — No Comments

What academicians think of open access publication

Wouldn’t it be interesting to know what the academic world thinks of open access (OA) publishing and related topics, such as peer review, licensing, re-use, and metrics? I just read the results of a broad survey on this topic, conducted by Taylor & Francis and its parent company, Informa. The results are published here. Since it may be time-consuming and difficult to examine the…

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Added by Jayashree Rajagopalan on October 22, 2017 at 11:13am — No Comments

Open Access Bypasses Publisher's Rights and Not Copyright

Open in order to "bypass the publisher's rights"

What is Publisher's Rights and how this impacts the readers from reaching your research publication?

Publisher's right is the right adorned by the author, who is the owner of the Intellectual Property of the Content, to the publisher for transferring, publishing and distributing the research to the research and academic communities. To achieve this…

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Added by Rachel Predeepa on October 22, 2017 at 6:56am — No Comments

Open access: A global movement

The open access (OA) movement is gaining worldwide consensus as more and more countries are joining the effort to make research freely available. 

China has recently joined the ranks of the nations that are making a shift to OA. On May 15, 2014, the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), a major basic-science funding agency, and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), one of China's most prestigious research institutions, announced…

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Added by Jayashree Rajagopalan on October 20, 2017 at 7:53am — 2 Comments

Open access: A global movement

The open access (OA) movement is gaining worldwide consensus as more and more countries are joining the effort to make research freely available. 

China has recently joined the ranks of the nations that are making a shift to OA. On May 15, 2014, the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), a major basic-science funding agency, and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), one of China's most prestigious research institutions, announced…

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Added by Jayashree Rajagopalan on October 20, 2017 at 7:52am — No Comments

Open Access Week at University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

As Open Access Week in October is not very convenient for our students and staff, due to examination time, our institution held our Open Access Week Seminar on 19 September 2017.   You can see our programme and the presentations at: http://libguides.wits.ac.za/openaccess_a2k_scholarly_communication/OAWeek…

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Added by Denise Nicholson on October 17, 2017 at 8:41am — No Comments

An African Open Science Platform initiative - Invitation to a series of webinars on "Incentives for sharing research data" 25, 26 and 27 October 2017 (Open Access Week)

Invitation to a series of webinars on "Incentives for sharing research data" - An African Open Science Platform initiative 

The Open Science movement – focused on making research data, software code and experimental methods publicly available and transparent - is steadily gaining momentum. According to Gewin (2016), “[A]a spirit of openness is gaining traction in the…

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Added by Ina Smith on October 9, 2017 at 9:54am — No Comments

Open access café : penser, chercher, publier autrement à l'Université Paris Descartes

La semaine internationale du libre accès (Open access week)  est devenue le rendez-vous annuel du monde scientifique consacré aux enjeux économiques et éthiques de la publication scientifique et aux nouvelles pratiques de la science…

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Added by Magalie LE GALL on September 27, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments

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Added by BIBHUMA on October 31, 2016 at 2:46pm — No Comments

Take Action with the new Open Access Button

What better way to take action during Open Access Week than by starting a request for an article or dataset you need? The Open Access Button is here to help!

The Open Access Button has released a new Button for Open Access Week - a simpler, more effective way to get find and request research with the press of a button.

Find and request articles and…

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Added by Chealsye Bowley on October 28, 2016 at 8:31am — No Comments

How do you stay on top of the latest research and developments in your field? We want to know!

At the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), we are running a short survey asking people about: 

1. How do you access and consume research or information to help you with your work or studies?

2. Have you ever read our flagship publication, the IDS Bulletin? We want to know what you think!

3. What are your attitudes (and prejudices?) towards Open Access academic publishing?…

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Added by Emilie Wilson on October 28, 2016 at 3:00am — No Comments

"The Size of the Prize": Hidden Benefits of Open Data?

There is no question that Open Data brings enormous value to the scientific community worldwide. But Open Data can also provide myriad benefits to society at large, including significant economic growth in the private…

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Added by Peaches Udoma on October 27, 2016 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Open Access + Preprints for Scholars and Journals

Check out Scholastica and Authorea's slideshow on how scholars and journals can use preprints to make research more accessible: …

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Added by Danielle Padula on October 27, 2016 at 1:41pm — No Comments

Institute of Development Studies is "open for action" and celebrates Open Access Week 2016

This year's International Open Access Week theme feels appropriate to the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) own open access endeavours over the course of 2016 which include re-launching its flagship publication as an open access journal, celebrating 20 years of the development portal Eldis and enhancing OpenDocs, our e-repository of development research. …

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Added by Emilie Wilson on October 27, 2016 at 8:13am — No Comments

To promote Open Access Week 2016, from October 24 through October 30, ECS is taking down the paywall to the ECS Digital Library (http://ecsdl.org). Over 132,000 articles will be freely available to a…

To promote Open Access Week 2016, from October 24 through October 30, ECS is taking down the paywall to the ECS Digital Library (http://ecsdl.org).

Over 132,000 articles will be freely available to anyone who wants to read them. ECS is giving the world a preview of what complete open access will look like when we have completed our Free the Science (http://www.electrochem.org/free-the-science)…

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Added by Mary Yess on October 25, 2016 at 11:51am — No Comments

Arias Montano: Repositorio Científico de la Universidad de Huelva. 9ª Semana del Acceso Abierto

La Universidad de Huelva, se suma a las iniciativas vinculadas a la Semana Internacional del Acceso Abierto y aporta las suyas propias. Así, desde la Biblioteca Universitaria de Huelva contribuimos a esta celebración con distintos eventos, acciones y proyectos que se pueden consultar en esta web. Animamos a que conozcan estos contenidos de los cuales haremos campaña.…

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Added by Repositorio Arias Montano. UHU on October 24, 2016 at 4:05am — No Comments

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