Update on open access and academic journal contracts: a presentation to the University of California Board of Regents’ Academic and Student Affairs Committee

« On July 17, 2019, Acting Provost and Vice Provost Susan Carlson, University Librarian and Chief Digital Scholarship Officer Jeffrey MacKie-Mason, … Continuer la lecture de « Update on open access and academic journal contracts: a presentation to the University of California Board of Regents’ Academic and Student Affairs Committee »

Wiley’s New Open Access Agreement With Germany and What It Means for You

« Projekt DEAL and Wiley have partnered to support institutions and researchers to advance open research, drive discovery, and develop and … Continuer la lecture de « Wiley’s New Open Access Agreement With Germany and What It Means for You »

Peter Suber: The largest obstacles to open access are unfamiliarity and misunderstanding of open access itself

« (…) Open Interview features Peter Suber to understand the current trends, issues and challenges of open access with special focus … Continuer la lecture de « Peter Suber: The largest obstacles to open access are unfamiliarity and misunderstanding of open access itself »

Plan S in Latin America: A precautionary note

« Latin America has historically led a firm and rising Open Access movement and represents the worldwide region with larger adoption … Continuer la lecture de « Plan S in Latin America: A precautionary note »

Open Access Routes Dichotomy and Opportunities: Consolidation, Analysis and Trends at the Spanish National Research Council

« This article gives a comprehensive overview of recent Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) publications available in Open Access. With a … Continuer la lecture de « Open Access Routes Dichotomy and Opportunities: Consolidation, Analysis and Trends at the Spanish National Research Council »

Open Access becomes normality – DEAL-Wiley agreement comes into effect on 1 July 2019

(…) On 1 July 2019, the DEAL agreement with Wiley will become fully effective. The agreement provides members of the … Continuer la lecture de « Open Access becomes normality – DEAL-Wiley agreement comes into effect on 1 July 2019 »

The DOAJ Spring Cleaning 2016 and What Was Removed—Tragic Loss or Good Riddance?

« In December 2012, DOAJ’s (The Directory of Open Access Journals) parent company, IS4OA, announced they would introduce new criteria for … Continuer la lecture de « The DOAJ Spring Cleaning 2016 and What Was Removed—Tragic Loss or Good Riddance? »

Learned Societies, the key to realising an open access future?

« Plan S, a funder led initiative to drive open access to research, will have significant impacts on the ways in … Continuer la lecture de « Learned Societies, the key to realising an open access future? »

Les vidéos des webinaires OALR : « Introduction à l’Open Access », « Enjeux de l’identité numérique du chercheur »

« Vous trouverez les enregistrements vidéo des deux webinaires qui ont eu lieu : – Introduction à l’Open Access (webinaire du16/05/2019) … Continuer la lecture de « Les vidéos des webinaires OALR : « Introduction à l’Open Access », « Enjeux de l’identité numérique du chercheur » »

The troubles of high-profile open access megajournals

« The rise in open access journals was followed by the proliferation of open access megajournals, which were once expected to … Continuer la lecture de « The troubles of high-profile open access megajournals »

The future of open access books: Findings from a global survey of academic book authors

« A global Springer Nature survey of more than 2,500 academic book authors provides in-depth insights into attitudes towards open access. … Continuer la lecture de « The future of open access books: Findings from a global survey of academic book authors »

Research England awards £2.2m to project to improve and increase open access publishing

« A new Research England funded project is set to help universities, researchers, libraries and publishers to make more, and better, … Continuer la lecture de « Research England awards £2.2m to project to improve and increase open access publishing »

Strengthening bibliodiversity: The current situation in France at national and institutional levels

« Almost one year after the announcement of the French National Plan for Open Science, the intervention aims at presenting a … Continuer la lecture de « Strengthening bibliodiversity: The current situation in France at national and institutional levels »

Suisse – Objectif 100%: généraliser les publications en Open Access

« Les bénéficiaires de subsides du FNS sont tenus de donner libre accès à leurs résultats et pourtant, seulement 50% des … Continuer la lecture de « Suisse – Objectif 100%: généraliser les publications en Open Access »

Indicators of Open Access for universities

« This paper presents a first attempt to analyse Open Access integration at the institutional level. For this, we combine information … Continuer la lecture de « Indicators of Open Access for universities »

cOAlition S appoints Jisc expert to accelerate open access

« Neil Jacobs, head of open science and research lifecycle at Jisc, has been appointed as interim programme manager for the … Continuer la lecture de « cOAlition S appoints Jisc expert to accelerate open access »

How will the emerging generation of scholars transform scholarly communication?

« Presenting evidence from the Harbingers Study, a three-year longitudinal study of Early Career Researchers (ECRs), David Nicholas assesses the extent … Continuer la lecture de « How will the emerging generation of scholars transform scholarly communication? »

The gold rush: Why open access will boost publisher profits

« An important justification for transitioning from a subscription based journal publishing system to an open access journal publishing system, has … Continuer la lecture de « The gold rush: Why open access will boost publisher profits »

Towards a Roadmap for Open Access Monographs: A Knowledge Exchange Report

« This report outlines the key findings and recommendations coming out of the Knowledge Exchange (KE) Stakeholder Workshop on Open Access … Continuer la lecture de « Towards a Roadmap for Open Access Monographs: A Knowledge Exchange Report »

Altruism or Self-Interest? Exploring the Motivations of Open Access Authors

« More than 250 authors at Utah State University published an Open Access (OA) article in 2016. Analysis of survey results … Continuer la lecture de « Altruism or Self-Interest? Exploring the Motivations of Open Access Authors »

Public Policies for Scholarly Communication in Latin America

« This document, prepared by LA Referencia, characterizes the current regional situation regarding open access, reflects on « Plan S », and gives … Continuer la lecture de « Public Policies for Scholarly Communication in Latin America »

CWTS Leiden Ranking 2019 provides indicators of open access publishing and gender diversity

« Open access publishing and gender diversity are among the most heavily debated issues in science policy. To inform the debate … Continuer la lecture de « CWTS Leiden Ranking 2019 provides indicators of open access publishing and gender diversity »

Help shape the new copyright law in your country; the ship has already set sail: don’t be left behind

« As reported in March 2019, a new copyright directive for the digital single market has been approved for Europe and … Continuer la lecture de « Help shape the new copyright law in your country; the ship has already set sail: don’t be left behind »

Fondation DOAB : vers un label de qualité pour les livres académiques en accès ouvert

« L’édition scientifique connait une révolution depuis plusieurs années avec le développement de l’accès ouvert, ou open access, qui permet à … Continuer la lecture de « Fondation DOAB : vers un label de qualité pour les livres académiques en accès ouvert »

Ten Hot Topics around Scholarly Publishing

« The changing world of scholarly communication and the emerging new wave of ‘Open Science’ or ‘Open Research’ has brought to … Continuer la lecture de « Ten Hot Topics around Scholarly Publishing »

Crafting Linked Open Data to Enhance the Discoverability of Institutional Repositories on the Web

« Institutional repositories are archives for collecting and disseminating digital copies of the intellectual output of institutions. Linked open data is … Continuer la lecture de « Crafting Linked Open Data to Enhance the Discoverability of Institutional Repositories on the Web »

Revues en open access : les bibliothécaires plus concernés que jamais ?

« (…) Le modèle éditorial dominant issu des majors de l’édition scientifique a paradoxalement conduit les bibliothèques à se soumettre à … Continuer la lecture de « Revues en open access : les bibliothécaires plus concernés que jamais ? »

Open and closed – What do reverse flips tell us about the scholarly publishing landscape?

« The progress of Open Access (OA) is often measured by the proportion of journals that have transitioned to OA publication … Continuer la lecture de « Open and closed – What do reverse flips tell us about the scholarly publishing landscape? »

Aligning Social Media Indicators with the Documents in an Open Access Repository

« In this paper we describe our current efforts towards building a framework that extends the functionality of an Open Access … Continuer la lecture de « Aligning Social Media Indicators with the Documents in an Open Access Repository »

Article Processing Charge Hyperinflation and Price Insensitivity: An Open Access Sequel to the Serials Crisis

« Open access publishing has frequently been proposed as a solution to the serials crisis, which involved unsustainable budgetary pressures on … Continuer la lecture de « Article Processing Charge Hyperinflation and Price Insensitivity: An Open Access Sequel to the Serials Crisis »

L’édition scientifique et l’Open Access

« 1. L’édition scientifique traditionnelle 2. La crise de l’édition scientifique 3. Naissance et institutionnalisation de l’Open Access 4. Open Access … Continuer la lecture de « L’édition scientifique et l’Open Access »

OA2020 and cOAlition S Launch Joint Statement

« Joint Statement of OA2020 and cOAlition S: Research Performing and Research Funding Organizations Working Together to Accelerate the Transition to … Continuer la lecture de « OA2020 and cOAlition S Launch Joint Statement »

SAGE Publishing and Aptara announce a technology partnership to collect open access article -processing charges

« Aptara has partnered with SAGE Publishing to provide an integrated SAGE-branded online platform to collect open access (OA) Creative Commons … Continuer la lecture de « SAGE Publishing and Aptara announce a technology partnership to collect open access article -processing charges »

Open access and Plan S: what do key stakeholders think?

« The International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP)’s first white paper, ‘A multistakeholder discussion on open access and medical publishing’, … Continuer la lecture de « Open access and Plan S: what do key stakeholders think? »

Vous prendrez bien un petit Barcamp avant de passer à la conférence ?

« Marlene’s corner poursuit les collaborations en accueillant un nouvel invité : Romain Féret, chargé de mission Open Access et données … Continuer la lecture de « Vous prendrez bien un petit Barcamp avant de passer à la conférence ? »

Asia OA Meeting – 2019 [diaporamas]

« The Asia OA Meeting provided an opportunity to learn about global trends, share information across Asian countries, and help with … Continuer la lecture de « Asia OA Meeting – 2019 [diaporamas] »

Open Access: it’s about more than just journal articles

« For Social Sciences and Arts & Humanities respectively over 40% and over 60% of output consists of not being regular … Continuer la lecture de « Open Access: it’s about more than just journal articles »

Spotlight on Open Access Monographs: Collecting Stories from LIBER Libraries

« The transition to Open Access (OA) has accelerated in recent months thanks to international initiatives such as Plan S. Many … Continuer la lecture de « Spotlight on Open Access Monographs: Collecting Stories from LIBER Libraries »

Perspectives on the open access discovery landscape

« Open access discovery tools enable users to find scholarly articles that are available in open form, whether on a publisher’s … Continuer la lecture de « Perspectives on the open access discovery landscape »

The EC to launch a new a tender for an open access publishing platform

« The European Commission is committed to supporting beneficiaries in complying with open access requirements in Horizon 2020, as well as … Continuer la lecture de « The EC to launch a new a tender for an open access publishing platform »

Do Authors Deposit on Time? Tracking Open Access Policy Compliance

« Recent years have seen fast growth in the number of policies mandating Open Access (OA) to research outputs. We conduct … Continuer la lecture de « Do Authors Deposit on Time? Tracking Open Access Policy Compliance »

Open Access Publishing: New Evidence on Faculty Attitudes and Behaviors

« On Friday, Ithaka S+R released the latest cycle of our long-standing US Faculty Survey. This survey has tracked the changing … Continuer la lecture de « Open Access Publishing: New Evidence on Faculty Attitudes and Behaviors »

Cambridge University Press and the University of California Agree to Open Access Publishing Deal

« Agreement is UC’s first with a major publisher and Cambridge’s first in the Americas The University of California and Cambridge … Continuer la lecture de « Cambridge University Press and the University of California Agree to Open Access Publishing Deal »

Cambridge University Press reaches major Open Access agreement with Max Planck Society

« Cambridge University Press has reached a major Open Access agreement with Germany’s Max Planck Society (MPG). This builds on the … Continuer la lecture de « Cambridge University Press reaches major Open Access agreement with Max Planck Society »

Enquête Couperin 2019 sur les archives ouvertes

« (…) La synthèse des réponses fournira un état à jour des projets et réalisations d’archives ouvertes en France, permettant d’évaluer … Continuer la lecture de « Enquête Couperin 2019 sur les archives ouvertes »

To gather insights into Open rewards and incentives, survey targets 200 European funders

« (…)“Considering the crucial role funders play in advancing Open Access and Open Science, this survey has the potential to encourage … Continuer la lecture de « To gather insights into Open rewards and incentives, survey targets 200 European funders »

UUK open access monographs group: open access and monographs

« This report is a synthesis of two events: the first was an event for arts and humanities learned societies and … Continuer la lecture de « UUK open access monographs group: open access and monographs »

Japan Alliance of University Library Consortia for E-Resources (JUSTICE): Transformation from subscription model toward OA publishing model (.pdf)

~JUSTICE OA2020 Roadmap~ « Japan Alliance of University Library Consortia for E-Resources JUSTICE)is a consortium created to promote many activities for … Continuer la lecture de « Japan Alliance of University Library Consortia for E-Resources (JUSTICE): Transformation from subscription model toward OA publishing model (.pdf) »

Eurodoc Open Science Ambassador Training #2 – 21 March 2019: Open Access (Bernard Rentier) [webinar]

« Webinar #2 of the Eurodoc Open Science Ambassador Training with Bernard Rentier (University of Liège) and Gareth O’Neill (Eurodoc) on … Continuer la lecture de « Eurodoc Open Science Ambassador Training #2 – 21 March 2019: Open Access (Bernard Rentier) [webinar] »

Open Science Talk #015 No Deal with Norway [podcast]

« Norway does not have a deal with the publisher Elsevier anymore and follows in Sweden and Germany’s footsteps. But why … Continuer la lecture de « Open Science Talk #015 No Deal with Norway [podcast] »

SILVER SPONSOR COPERNICUS PUBLICATIONS ANSWERS OUR QUESTIONS ON DOAJ AND OPEN ACCESS

Dr Xenia van Edig, Business Development, answers our questions. « (…) What is Copernicus doing to support that development? Do you … Continuer la lecture de « SILVER SPONSOR COPERNICUS PUBLICATIONS ANSWERS OUR QUESTIONS ON DOAJ AND OPEN ACCESS »

Open access journal publishing in the Nordic countries

« (…) This study had three major research objectives: first, to comprehensively identify existing active OA journals in the Nordic countries, … Continuer la lecture de « Open access journal publishing in the Nordic countries »

Meaning and Opportunities of the DEAL-Wiley Contract for the Open-Access Transformation

« With the signing of the Wiley contract on 15 January 2019, the alliance project DEAL has achieved key project goals: … Continuer la lecture de « Meaning and Opportunities of the DEAL-Wiley Contract for the Open-Access Transformation »

Remixer et concevoir un jeu de plateau sur l’open access

« Je m’intéresse au jeu en bibliothèque depuis longtemps, même si tout cela a commencé par un canular. Je suis d’un … Continuer la lecture de « Remixer et concevoir un jeu de plateau sur l’open access »

The impact of the open-access status on journal indices: a review of medical journals

« Over the past few decades, there has been an increase in the number of open access (OA) journals in almost … Continuer la lecture de « The impact of the open-access status on journal indices: a review of medical journals »