Predatory publishers threaten to consume public research funds and undermine national academic systems – the case of Brazil

« An unintended consequence of the open access movement, predatory publishers have appeared in many countries, offering authors a quick and … Continuer la lecture de « Predatory publishers threaten to consume public research funds and undermine national academic systems – the case of Brazil »

Science ouverte : adoption d’un accès ouvert obligatoire pour les publications dans 11 pays européens et pour les programmes E.R.C.

« (…) Mardi 4 septembre 2018, 11 organismes nationaux de financement de la recherche, avec le soutien de la Commission européenne, … Continuer la lecture de « Science ouverte : adoption d’un accès ouvert obligatoire pour les publications dans 11 pays européens et pour les programmes E.R.C. »

STM statement on Plan S (.pdf)

« On 4th September 2018 ‘Plan S: Accelerating the transition to full and immediate Open Access to scientific publications ‘ was … Continuer la lecture de « STM statement on Plan S (.pdf) »

UK Research and Innovation joins Europe-wide ambition on open access

« Today, Tuesday 04 September 2018, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), joined funders from across Europe to launch cOAlition S, a … Continuer la lecture de « UK Research and Innovation joins Europe-wide ambition on open access »

cOAlition S: Making Open Access a Reality by 2020 (.pdf)

« (Brussels. 4 September) Today, 11 national research funding organisation, with the support of the European Commission including the European Research … Continuer la lecture de « cOAlition S: Making Open Access a Reality by 2020 (.pdf) »

Harvard Open Access Project (HOAP) » Open Access Tracking Project (OATP) » All-volunteer phase

« OATP entered its all-volunteer phase on September 1, 2018. To insure that it serves the OA community in this new … Continuer la lecture de « Harvard Open Access Project (HOAP) » Open Access Tracking Project (OATP) » All-volunteer phase »

SciELO, Open Infrastructure and Independence

« The Open Access movement was founded on the aspiration that the decentralized and open nature of the Internet architecture, coupled … Continuer la lecture de « SciELO, Open Infrastructure and Independence »

How to reach a wider audience with open access publishing: what research universities can learn from universities of applied sciences

« In Amsterdam, the libraries of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) cooperate closely. … Continuer la lecture de « How to reach a wider audience with open access publishing: what research universities can learn from universities of applied sciences »

Citations, métriques alternatives, Open Access, data : comment extraire facilement l’information pour l’analyser

« Quelles publications sont Open Access ? Combien de fois sont-elles citées ? Font-elles l’objet de reprise sur Twitter ? Ont-elles des datasets … Continuer la lecture de « Citations, métriques alternatives, Open Access, data : comment extraire facilement l’information pour l’analyser »

How open is open access research in Library and Information Science?

« The study investigates Library and Information Science (LIS) journals that published research articles between 2003 and 2013, which were about … Continuer la lecture de « How open is open access research in Library and Information Science? »

The rent’s too high: Self-archive for fair online publication costs

« The main contributors of scientific knowledge, researchers, generally aim to disseminate their findings far and wide. And yet, publishing companies … Continuer la lecture de « The rent’s too high: Self-archive for fair online publication costs »

Towards a culture of open science and data sharing in health and medical research

« This thesis investigated the factors that contribute to the cultural shift towards open science and data sharing in health and … Continuer la lecture de « Towards a culture of open science and data sharing in health and medical research »

Do the article and scientific journals have a future?

« Attached as they are to an editorial model of the printed world, journals fear that the open access process that … Continuer la lecture de « Do the article and scientific journals have a future? »

Statistics on Open Access Books Available through the Directory of Open Access Books

« Open Access (OA) books available through the Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) are investigated and the number of titles, … Continuer la lecture de « Statistics on Open Access Books Available through the Directory of Open Access Books »

EIFL-Taylor & Francis agreement on OA journals

« EIFL has renewed an agreement with Taylor & Francis that guarantees no – or highly reduced – Article Processing Charges … Continuer la lecture de « EIFL-Taylor & Francis agreement on OA journals »

Recommendations on supporting open-access infrastructure

« The funding of critical and overt open access infrastructures is one of the prerequisites for a large-scale transformation of scientific … Continuer la lecture de « Recommendations on supporting open-access infrastructure »

Report from the LPC (Library Publishing Coalition) DOAJ Task Force: New resources to support library publishers

« The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) is a nonprofit online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, … Continuer la lecture de « Report from the LPC (Library Publishing Coalition) DOAJ Task Force: New resources to support library publishers »

Towards universal open access? Why we need bibliodiversity rather than a “silver bullet”

« Nothing is probably falser than the representation of scholarly communication as an integrated field dominated by a few global actors … Continuer la lecture de « Towards universal open access? Why we need bibliodiversity rather than a “silver bullet” »

Post-publication peer review in biomedical journals: overcoming obstacles and disincentives to knowledge sharing

« The importance of post-publication peer review (PPPR) as a type of knowledge exchange has been emphasized by several authorities in … Continuer la lecture de « Post-publication peer review in biomedical journals: overcoming obstacles and disincentives to knowledge sharing »

Les Sciences Humaines et Sociales, moteurs de l’accès ouvert : la preuve par Cybergeo

« En mai 2016 Cybergeo : Revue européenne de géographie fêtait à l’Auditorium Marie Curie (CNRS, Paris) ses 20 années d’existence. … Continuer la lecture de « Les Sciences Humaines et Sociales, moteurs de l’accès ouvert : la preuve par Cybergeo »

News: OASPA to require DOAJ listing for single-journal publishers

« DOAJ and OASPA have worked together for many years now, with our Founder and Managing Director, Lars Bjørnshauge, serving as … Continuer la lecture de « News: OASPA to require DOAJ listing for single-journal publishers »

Knowledge Exchange published an English translation of the study on OA Monographs in Spain

« (…) This study, originally published in the Spanish journal El profesional de la información, analyses the open-access model of publishing monographs … Continuer la lecture de « Knowledge Exchange published an English translation of the study on OA Monographs in Spain »

The OA2020-DE and Knowledge Unlatched are committed to the quality of Open Access books

« The National Contact Point Open Access and Knowledge Unlatched (KU) have de-veloped quality criteria for Open Access books. The aim … Continuer la lecture de « The OA2020-DE and Knowledge Unlatched are committed to the quality of Open Access books »

Resources from OA summer series community events [diaporamas]

« The presentations from our four OA summer series events this month in London, Glasgow, Manchester and Bristol are below: OA … Continuer la lecture de « Resources from OA summer series community events [diaporamas] »

Elsevier/Impactstory agreement will make open access articles easier to find on Scopus

« Open access is growing across the industry, but it can be hard to know which articles are open and which … Continuer la lecture de « Elsevier/Impactstory agreement will make open access articles easier to find on Scopus »

« On the Effectiveness of APCs » 3rd ESAC Workshop in Munich | 28-29 June 2018

« (…) Institutions and consortia who manage publication charges on behalf of their authors need to gain a clearer understanding of … Continuer la lecture de « « On the Effectiveness of APCs » 3rd ESAC Workshop in Munich | 28-29 June 2018 »

Understanding Open Knowledge in China: A Chinese Approach to Openness?

« This paper examines the development of open knowledge in China through two case studies: the development of Chinese open access … Continuer la lecture de « Understanding Open Knowledge in China: A Chinese Approach to Openness? »

arXiv and REF – together at last?

« New draft REF2021 guidance was released for consultation on Monday morning. Buried half-way through this daunting 139 page document was … Continuer la lecture de « arXiv and REF – together at last? »

A variety of strategies and funding approaches are required to accelerate the transition to open access. But in all, authors are key

« (…) In a recent Call to Action for change in journal negotiations, the UC Systemwide Library and Scholarly Information Advisory … Continuer la lecture de « A variety of strategies and funding approaches are required to accelerate the transition to open access. But in all, authors are key »

Universities UK Open Access Coordination Group: recommendations and guidelines for best practice

« The Universities UK Open Access Coordination Group (OACG) works to ensure that activities to support the transition towards open access in the … Continuer la lecture de « Universities UK Open Access Coordination Group: recommendations and guidelines for best practice »

HIRMEOS Hypervideo on OA Monographs

« (…) The aim of the interactive video framework is to offer a point of reference for all those seeking information … Continuer la lecture de « HIRMEOS Hypervideo on OA Monographs »

ASCO journals now offer open access for publications of industry-sponsored research

« In a recent MAP newsletter, ISMPP shared the news that ASCO has now extended open access options for all of … Continuer la lecture de « ASCO journals now offer open access for publications of industry-sponsored research »

Disentangling Gold Open Access

« This chapter focuses on the analysis of current publication trends in gold Open Access (OA). The purpose of the chapter … Continuer la lecture de « Disentangling Gold Open Access »

The UK Scholarly Communication Licence: Attempting to Cut through the Gordian Knot of the Complexities of Funder Mandates, Publisher Embargoes and Researcher Caution in Achieving Open Access

« Whilst take-up of open access (OA) in the UK is growing rapidly due partly to a number of funder mandates, … Continuer la lecture de « The UK Scholarly Communication Licence: Attempting to Cut through the Gordian Knot of the Complexities of Funder Mandates, Publisher Embargoes and Researcher Caution in Achieving Open Access »

EMS (European Mathematical Society) on Open Access – Update July 2018

« To react to ongoing discussion about the open access, in particular, those taking place at the ESOF in Toulouse, the … Continuer la lecture de « EMS (European Mathematical Society) on Open Access – Update July 2018 »

‘Plan S’ Making Open Access a Reality by 2020 [.pdf]

« A plan to decisively advance towards the Open Access of scholarly publishing by 2020 was the topic of discussion at … Continuer la lecture de « ‘Plan S’ Making Open Access a Reality by 2020 [.pdf] »

Formalisation de la politique d’AMU en faveur de l’open access

« (…) Aix Marseille Université recommande à ses enseignants-chercheurs de rendre accessible au plus grand nombre les publications issues de leurs … Continuer la lecture de « Formalisation de la politique d’AMU en faveur de l’open access »

Martyn Rittman. Sustainability in Publishing: An Open Access Publisher’s View

« Sustainability is an essential part of the work of publishers. Here, the view of an open access publisher, MDPI, is … Continuer la lecture de « Martyn Rittman. Sustainability in Publishing: An Open Access Publisher’s View »

Funder open access platforms – a welcome innovation?

« Funding organisations commissioning their own open access publishing platforms is a relatively recent development in the OA environment, with the … Continuer la lecture de « Funder open access platforms – a welcome innovation? »

British Library to develop shared open access repository services

« The British Library, working with a group of cultural and memory organisations, is piloting a shared repository service for research … Continuer la lecture de « British Library to develop shared open access repository services »

Stockholm University gives researchers more support to get published in full Open Access journals

« The money that Stockholm University saves at the cancelled agreement with large science publisher Elsevier will be used to publish … Continuer la lecture de « Stockholm University gives researchers more support to get published in full Open Access journals »

Harvard Open Access Project (HOAP) ‘Open Access Tracking Project (OATP)’ Introduction

« The Open Access Tracking Project (OATP) is a crowd-sourced project running on free and open-source software to capture news and … Continuer la lecture de « Harvard Open Access Project (HOAP) ‘Open Access Tracking Project (OATP)’ Introduction »

OASPA’s pick of open access events for the rest of 2018

« At OASPA, we’ve always found it difficult to keep up with the number of excellent events happening within open access … Continuer la lecture de « OASPA’s pick of open access events for the rest of 2018 »

Challenging the Current Business Models in Academic Publishing: Accelerators and Obstacles to the Open Access Transition (June 2018) [.pdf]

« (…) The topic of ‘Big Deals’ was discussed at the workshop ‘Challenging the current business models in academic publishing – … Continuer la lecture de « Challenging the Current Business Models in Academic Publishing: Accelerators and Obstacles to the Open Access Transition (June 2018) [.pdf] »

Parfois, le dépôt du pdf éditeur est autorisé sur une archive ouverte

« Bon à savoir : quand vous avez publié dans une revue en open access, et que votre laboratoire (ou celui … Continuer la lecture de « Parfois, le dépôt du pdf éditeur est autorisé sur une archive ouverte »

Couperin : SELL (Southern European Libraries Link) signe une déclaration commune concernant l’open access

« Lors du 18e meeting du 7 et 8 mai 2018 de SELL (Southern European Libraries Link) les consortiums du Portugal, … Continuer la lecture de « Couperin : SELL (Southern European Libraries Link) signe une déclaration commune concernant l’open access »

#OpenGov – Forum Open d’Etat #3 « Ouvrons la science !” – Rendez-vous à Toulouse le 9 juillet de 11h à 14h pendant #ESOF

 » (…) Le troisième forum Open d’Etat aura le lieu le 9 juillet de 11h à 13h30, à Toulouse, en … Continuer la lecture de « #OpenGov – Forum Open d’Etat #3 « Ouvrons la science !” – Rendez-vous à Toulouse le 9 juillet de 11h à 14h pendant #ESOF »