OpenAIRE: Impact and Measurement of Open Access

« On the 14th of February, OpenAIRE held a workshop in Oslo, Norway entitled “Impact and Measurement of Open Access” at the University College of Applied Science.  Since the OA movement started, much has been done to promote the ideals of sharing research, and the push continues to build the tools needed to allow researchers to open up their work, as well as their data, without restrictions to the content, as well as without barriers, both national and international.  One of the major themes which came out of the workshop was just how open access can be a disruptive force for change – not in any kind of a negative way, but something which can allow different means for disseminating knowledge and information outside of the traditional publishing streams. (…) »