OA2020-DE and Knowledge Unlatched planning large-scale conversion of journals to Open Access

« OA202-DE, the German National Contact Point Open Access, and Knowledge Unlatched (KU), the central platform for sustainable Open Access (OA) … Continuer la lecture de « OA2020-DE and Knowledge Unlatched planning large-scale conversion of journals to Open Access »

Open Access at MIT and Beyond

« (…) This white paper is the first deliverable of the OA task force. Its goal is to give MIT students, … Continuer la lecture de « Open Access at MIT and Beyond »

Jisc scholarly communications Issue 10: October 2018 – Open access update (.pdf)

« Welcome to the October issue This issue is released to the echoes of the announcement of « Plan S » from Science … Continuer la lecture de « Jisc scholarly communications Issue 10: October 2018 – Open access update (.pdf) »

Statement regarding 70 discontinued OA journals now available on Portico

« De Gruyter is in the process of removing a number of open access journals from our platform. The 70 journals … Continuer la lecture de « Statement regarding 70 discontinued OA journals now available on Portico »

Knowledge Unlatched, failed transparency, and the commercialisation of open access book publishing

« Over recent years, Knowledge Unlatched has harnessed the effectiveness of its consortial funding model to become the largest gatekeeper to … Continuer la lecture de « Knowledge Unlatched, failed transparency, and the commercialisation of open access book publishing »

The Long-Term Preservation of Open Access Journals

« The long term preservation of open access journals is one of the 7 criteria for the DOAJ Seal because DOAJ believes … Continuer la lecture de « The Long-Term Preservation of Open Access Journals »

Open Access in France: how the call of Jussieu reflects our social, technical and political landscape [diaporama]

« Our presentation is centred on the description of the French higher education and research environment and the way it has … Continuer la lecture de « Open Access in France: how the call of Jussieu reflects our social, technical and political landscape [diaporama] »

Finnish University rectors demand scholarly publishers to transition to open access

« The license negotiations with scholarly publishers must advance the transition to open access publishing, the Finnish university rectors demand in … Continuer la lecture de « Finnish University rectors demand scholarly publishers to transition to open access »

Project MUSE offers nearly 300 “HTML5” open access books on re-designed platform

« Project MUSE offers nearly 300 “HTML5” open access books on re-designed platform More searchable and discoverable than PDFs, the improved … Continuer la lecture de « Project MUSE offers nearly 300 “HTML5” open access books on re-designed platform »

Plan T: Scrap APCs and Fund Open Access with Submission Fees

« The announcement of Plan S by 11 European funding agencies has rocked the scholarly publishing community. In a nutshell, these funders (and … Continuer la lecture de « Plan T: Scrap APCs and Fund Open Access with Submission Fees »

De l’importance des workflows pour les accords OA

« Les bibliothécaires de l’Université de Vienne, en Autriche, ont publié une analyse fort intéressante des différents contrats qu’ils ont négociés … Continuer la lecture de « De l’importance des workflows pour les accords OA »

Guest post: Reflections on Oxford’s alternative open access week 2018

« (…) International Open Access (OA) week has become a regular feature in the global OA calendar and the wide variety of … Continuer la lecture de « Guest post: Reflections on Oxford’s alternative open access week 2018 »

Knowledge Unlatched and IntechOpen collaborate to support Open Access books in engineering

« Knowledge Unlatched (KU), the Open Access Marketplace, and IntechOpen, one of the leading providers of Open Access academic books, form … Continuer la lecture de « Knowledge Unlatched and IntechOpen collaborate to support Open Access books in engineering »

La loi belge sur le droit d’auteur modifiée en faveur de l’accès ouvert aux articles scientifiques

« Une modification du droit d’auteur belge permet désormais aux auteurs d’articles scientifiques financés par le secteur public de conserver le … Continuer la lecture de « La loi belge sur le droit d’auteur modifiée en faveur de l’accès ouvert aux articles scientifiques »

Learn about DOAJ and Open Access Best Practices [videos]

« The Directory of Open Access Journals is the world’s the most detailed directory of quality, peer-reviewed, open access journals. Being … Continuer la lecture de « Learn about DOAJ and Open Access Best Practices [videos] »

COAR Response to Plan S (.pdf)

« On September 4, 2018, a coalition of research funders in Europe published Plan S, an ambitious plan to accelerate Open … Continuer la lecture de « COAR Response to Plan S (.pdf) »

‘Publication favela’ or bibliodiversity? Open access publishing viewed from a European perspective

« A number of initiatives exist in European countries to support open scholarly communication in humanities and social sciences. This article … Continuer la lecture de « ‘Publication favela’ or bibliodiversity? Open access publishing viewed from a European perspective »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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” »

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 »

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? »

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 »