APCs – Mirroring the impact factor or legacy of the subscription-based model? (.pdf)

« With the ongoing open-access transformation, article processing charges (APCs) are gaining importance as the dominant business model for scientific open-access … Continuer la lecture de « APCs – Mirroring the impact factor or legacy of the subscription-based model? (.pdf) »

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? »

Springer Nature charts rapid growth in open access articles by UK authors

« A new report outlines how Springer Nature has been able to deliver rapid growth in gold open access (OA) articles … Continuer la lecture de « Springer Nature charts rapid growth in open access articles by UK authors »

STM urges funders to retain hybrid open access as an option in the future (.pdf)

« Hybrid open access options were introduced almost from the very start of the open access movement and play an important … Continuer la lecture de « STM urges funders to retain hybrid open access as an option in the future (.pdf) »

Max-Planck-Gesellschaft to grow open access publishing with IOP

« Max-Planck-Gesellschaft (MPG) and IOP Publishing (IOP) have announced a new pilot agreement to help grow the society’s participation in open … Continuer la lecture de « Max-Planck-Gesellschaft to grow open access publishing with IOP »

Evaluation of the Swedish Springer Compact agreement

« (…) An independent evaluation group has been studying the effects of the agreement and compiled recommendations to guide the upcoming … Continuer la lecture de « Evaluation of the Swedish Springer Compact agreement »

Wiley, the Austrian Academic Library Consortium (KEMÖ) and the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) Announce Combined Open Access and Subscription Agreement

« John Wiley and Sons Inc. (NYSE:JWa) (NYSE:JWb), the Austrian Academic Library Consortium (KEMÖ) and the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) today … Continuer la lecture de « Wiley, the Austrian Academic Library Consortium (KEMÖ) and the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) Announce Combined Open Access and Subscription Agreement »

The State of OA: A large-scale analysis of the prevalence and impact of Open Access articles

« Despite growing interest in Open Access (OA) to scholarly literature, there is an unmet need for large-scale, up-to-date, and reproducible … Continuer la lecture de « The State of OA: A large-scale analysis of the prevalence and impact of Open Access articles »

Hybrid open access—A longitudinal study

« This study estimates the development of hybrid open access (OA), i.e. articles published openly on the web within subscription-access journals. … Continuer la lecture de « Hybrid open access—A longitudinal study »

Stockholm University: New open access agreement with Springer

« Researchers at Stockholm University can now publish articles open access without any fees in more than 1600 Springer journals. Stockholm … Continuer la lecture de « Stockholm University: New open access agreement with Springer »

A ‘gold-centric’ implementation of open access: Hybrid journals, the ‘total cost of publication’ and policy development in the UK and beyond

« This paper reports analysis of data from higher education institutions in the UK on their experience of the open-access (OA) … Continuer la lecture de « A ‘gold-centric’ implementation of open access: Hybrid journals, the ‘total cost of publication’ and policy development in the UK and beyond »

Open Access and Academic Journal Markets: a Manchester View

« In February, a thought piece was issued jointly by Jisc, RLUK, SCONUL and ARMA which aimed to start a conversation … Continuer la lecture de « Open Access and Academic Journal Markets: a Manchester View »

Springer and Jisc Agree on Model to Reduce Total Cost Of Ownership of Open Access and Journal Subscriptions

« Springer Science+Business Media and Jisc have agreed on a new arrangement which takes into account UK scientists’ need to comply … Continuer la lecture de « Springer and Jisc Agree on Model to Reduce Total Cost Of Ownership of Open Access and Journal Subscriptions »

Wiley and Jisc Announce New Open Access Agreement

« … John Wiley and Sons, Inc., today announced a pilot agreement, brokered by Jisc, for articles published on an open access basis. … Continuer la lecture de « Wiley and Jisc Announce New Open Access Agreement »

Académie des sciences – Les nouveaux enjeux de l’édition scientifique – Octobre 2014 (.pdf)

Résumé exécutif L’Académie des sciences recommande que les modalités de diffusion des publications scientifiques soient réorganisées selon deux axes complémentaires … Continuer la lecture de « Académie des sciences – Les nouveaux enjeux de l’édition scientifique – Octobre 2014 (.pdf) »

Paperity, le nouveau portail qui veut diffuser 100 % de la littérature « open access »

« A quelques jours du lancement de l’édition 2014 de la Semaine de l’Open access, un nouveau portail documentaire vient de … Continuer la lecture de « Paperity, le nouveau portail qui veut diffuser 100 % de la littérature « open access » »

Developing an Effective Market for Open Access Article Processing Charges – Bo-Christer Björk and David Solomon March 2014 (.pdf)

« …This report was commissioned by a consortium of European research funding organizations led by the Wellcome Trust. The study was undertaken … Continuer la lecture de « Developing an Effective Market for Open Access Article Processing Charges – Bo-Christer Björk and David Solomon March 2014 (.pdf) »