Determinants of Article Processing Charges for Medical Open Access Journals

« For-profit subscription journal publishers recently have extended their publishing range from subscription journals to numerous open access journals, thereby strengthening … Continuer la lecture de « Determinants of Article Processing Charges for Medical Open Access Journals »

The Open-Factor: Toward Impact-Aligned Measures of Open-Access eBook Usage

« A statistical analysis of usage data for open-access ebooks from two different publishers and from a free ebook distribution platform … Continuer la lecture de « The Open-Factor: Toward Impact-Aligned Measures of Open-Access eBook Usage »

Publishers’ Responsibilities in Promoting Data Quality and Reproducibility

« Scholarly publishers can help to increase data quality and reproducible research by promoting transparency and openness. Increasing transparency can be … Continuer la lecture de « Publishers’ Responsibilities in Promoting Data Quality and Reproducibility »

The 14th Munin Conference on Scholarly Publishing 2019. UiT The Arctic University of Norway, November 27–28, 2019

« The Munin Conference is an annual conference on scholarly publishing and communication, primarily revolving around open access, open data and … Continuer la lecture de « The 14th Munin Conference on Scholarly Publishing 2019. UiT The Arctic University of Norway, November 27–28, 2019 »

Open Access : Quels nouveaux outils pour publier ? 7 novembre 2019, Clermont-Ferrand [Vidéos, supports et posters]

« L’accès aux publications scientifiques, et désormais les frais de publication en open access, poursuivent leur inflation alors que les institutions … Continuer la lecture de « Open Access : Quels nouveaux outils pour publier ? 7 novembre 2019, Clermont-Ferrand [Vidéos, supports et posters] »

cOAlition S Consults on Transformative Journals

« The Plan S guidelines released earlier this year note that cOAlition S will consider developing a potential framework for ‘transformative … Continuer la lecture de « cOAlition S Consults on Transformative Journals »

Monitoring agreements with open access elements: why article-level metadata are important

« (…) This article uses the Knowledge Exchange (KE) and the Efficiency and Standards for Article Charges (ESAC) initiative recommendations as … Continuer la lecture de « Monitoring agreements with open access elements: why article-level metadata are important »

U.S. Government Accountability Office (U.S. GAO): Federal Research: Additional Actions Needed to Improve Public Access to Research Results

« Public access to the results of federally funded research can accelerate scientific breakthroughs. In 2013, certain federal agencies were directed … Continuer la lecture de « U.S. Government Accountability Office (U.S. GAO): Federal Research: Additional Actions Needed to Improve Public Access to Research Results »

University of California statement on Carnegie Mellon University’s transformative open access agreement with Elsevier

« Jeff MacKie-Mason and Ivy Anderson, who co-chair the team overseeing UC’s publisher negotiations strategy, issued the below statement today (Nov. … Continuer la lecture de « University of California statement on Carnegie Mellon University’s transformative open access agreement with Elsevier »

Open access potential and uptake in the context of Plan S – a partial gap analysis

« Today we released the report Open access potential and uptake in the context of Plan S – a partial gap … Continuer la lecture de « Open access potential and uptake in the context of Plan S – a partial gap analysis »

2019 Open Access Days: Business models and their financial impacts for open access transformation

« At the 2019 Open Access Days, business models for open access transformation were one area of focus. Connected with this … Continuer la lecture de « 2019 Open Access Days: Business models and their financial impacts for open access transformation »

Pays-Bas : des négociations avivent la crainte d’une “privatisation” de la science

« Aux Pays-Bas, les universités, réunies en consortium, négocient régulièrement avec les éditeurs de contenus scientifiques et académiques. C’est dans le … Continuer la lecture de « Pays-Bas : des négociations avivent la crainte d’une “privatisation” de la science »

Göttingen State, University Library and De Gruyter Launch an Open Access Book Transformation Project for the Humanities

« De Gruyter and a consortium led by the Göttingen State and University Library (SUB Göttingen) have launched a project to … Continuer la lecture de « Göttingen State, University Library and De Gruyter Launch an Open Access Book Transformation Project for the Humanities »

LYRASIS and LA Referencia Announce Partnership to Engage and Strengthen Community Supported Programs in Latin America

« LYRASIS, an innovative full-service technology and services nonprofit that is home to ten community supported open source programs, and LA … Continuer la lecture de « LYRASIS and LA Referencia Announce Partnership to Engage and Strengthen Community Supported Programs in Latin America »

‘Is the library open?’: Correlating unaffiliated access to academic libraries with open access support

« In the context of a growing international focus on open access publishing options and mandates, this paper explores the extent … Continuer la lecture de « ‘Is the library open?’: Correlating unaffiliated access to academic libraries with open access support »

Cambridge University Libraries’ Office of Scholarly Communication (OSC): Open Access monographs: from policy to reality – October 2, 2019 [vidéos]

« One-day symposium for Cambridge researchers and support staff organized by Cambridge University Libraries’ Office of Scholarly Communication (OSC), incorporating talks, … Continuer la lecture de « Cambridge University Libraries’ Office of Scholarly Communication (OSC): Open Access monographs: from policy to reality – October 2, 2019 [vidéos] »

Open Access — Towards a non-normative and systematic understanding

« The term Open Access not only describes a certain model of scholarly publishing — namely in digital format freely accessible … Continuer la lecture de « Open Access — Towards a non-normative and systematic understanding »

K. VijayRaghavan – « Unlocking the doors to knowledge repositories: Challenges, Initiatives and Policy Interventions » 25 october 2019, Bangalore (India) [vidéo]

« On the occasion of International Open Access Week 2019, lecture and interactive session with Professor Krishnaswamy VijayRaghavan, principal Scientific Adviser … Continuer la lecture de « K. VijayRaghavan – « Unlocking the doors to knowledge repositories: Challenges, Initiatives and Policy Interventions » 25 october 2019, Bangalore (India) [vidéo] »

Open Access Books: The First 100 Books from Johns Hopkins University Project

« This is Open Access Week, an opportunity for concentrated information sharing and reflecting on issues and policies. This year’s theme … Continuer la lecture de « Open Access Books: The First 100 Books from Johns Hopkins University Project »

Recommendations of the Ad Hoc Task Force on Open Access to MIT’s Research

« The Ad Hoc Task Force on Open Access to MIT’s Research has released its final recommendations, which aim to support … Continuer la lecture de « Recommendations of the Ad Hoc Task Force on Open Access to MIT’s Research »

Publier dans des revues en accès ouvert. Etat des lieux et tendances à l’Université de Lorraine (2012-2018)

« (…) Initiée dans un contexte de développement des politiques institutionnelles et gouvernementales en faveur de l’accès ouvert aux publications scientifiques, … Continuer la lecture de « Publier dans des revues en accès ouvert. Etat des lieux et tendances à l’Université de Lorraine (2012-2018) »

Enquête sur les politiques des organismes de financement en faveur de la science ouverte

« Le rapport Insights into European research funder Open policies and practices présente les résultats d’une enquête menée auprès des organismes … Continuer la lecture de « Enquête sur les politiques des organismes de financement en faveur de la science ouverte »

« Droits et devoirs du chercheur en matière de publication en open access » | 1er octobre 2019 [webinaire]

« Ces dernières années, les textes destinés à promouvoir l’ouverture des données de la recherche se sont multipliés, tant au niveau … Continuer la lecture de « « Droits et devoirs du chercheur en matière de publication en open access » | 1er octobre 2019 [webinaire] »

Open Access in developing countries – attitudes and experiences of researchers

« Open Access is often considered as particularly beneficial to researchers in the Global South. However, research into awareness of and … Continuer la lecture de « Open Access in developing countries – attitudes and experiences of researchers »

The Future of OA: A large-scale analysis projecting Open Access publication and readership

« (…) This study analyses the number of papers available as OA over time. The models includes both OA embargo data … Continuer la lecture de « The Future of OA: A large-scale analysis projecting Open Access publication and readership »

Roadblocks to Better Open Access Models

« The Scholarly Kitchen will be making an appearance at this year’s Frankfurt Bookfair. On Wednesday, October 16, we will host … Continuer la lecture de « Roadblocks to Better Open Access Models »

UUK open access monographs group:: Open access and monographs evidence review

« This report presents new evidence on academic book publishing in the UK, and puts forward a set of stakeholder recommendations … Continuer la lecture de « UUK open access monographs group:: Open access and monographs evidence review »

Institutional repositories and the item and research data metrics landscape

« The success of COUNTER in supporting adoption of a standard to measure e-resource usage over the past 15 years is … Continuer la lecture de « Institutional repositories and the item and research data metrics landscape »

Open Access in Finland: How an Open Repository becomes a Full Service Open Publishing Platform

« Universities across Europe are tackling the same open science challenges with constantly diminishing resources. The need for improved open publishing … Continuer la lecture de « Open Access in Finland: How an Open Repository becomes a Full Service Open Publishing Platform »

Discover how European funders are approaching Open policy and practices in new report

« A report that reveals the Open Access and Open Science policies, incentives and practices of European funders is being released … Continuer la lecture de « Discover how European funders are approaching Open policy and practices in new report »

What’s the DEAL?: An Interview with Springer Nature’s Dagmar Laging

« In late August, Springer Nature and Germany’s Projekt DEAL announced that they had signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) laying … Continuer la lecture de « What’s the DEAL?: An Interview with Springer Nature’s Dagmar Laging »

Science Europe Briefing Paper on Open Access to Academic Books

« So far, much of the focus of the transition towards Open Access has been on scholarly and scientific articles. However, … Continuer la lecture de « Science Europe Briefing Paper on Open Access to Academic Books »

Institutional repositories and the item and research data metrics landscape

« The success of COUNTER in supporting adoption of a standard to measure e-resource usage over the past 15 years is … Continuer la lecture de « Institutional repositories and the item and research data metrics landscape »

OA2020-DE research report on the number of publications at German science institutions published

« OA2020-DE research report on the number of publications and distribution of scientific articles in the context of open-access transformation at … Continuer la lecture de « OA2020-DE research report on the number of publications at German science institutions published »

A cross-sectional description of open access publication costs, policies and impact in emergency medicine and critical care journals

« Finding journal open access information alongside its global impact requires access to multiple databases. We describe a single, searchable database … Continuer la lecture de « A cross-sectional description of open access publication costs, policies and impact in emergency medicine and critical care journals »

Open Access Publishing with Cambridge University Press Begins September 19, 2019

« Earlier this year, we shared some exciting changes that will make it easier and more affordable for UC authors to … Continuer la lecture de « Open Access Publishing with Cambridge University Press Begins September 19, 2019 »

Society Publishers Accelerating Open Access and Plan S (SPA OPS): final project report

« Wellcome, UKRI, and the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) commissioned Information Power Ltd to undertake a project … Continuer la lecture de « Society Publishers Accelerating Open Access and Plan S (SPA OPS): final project report »

Open-access megajournals lose momentum as the publishing model matures

« When PLOS ONE debuted in 2006, its founders declared it would transform scientific publishing. It was the first multidisciplinary, large-volume, … Continuer la lecture de « Open-access megajournals lose momentum as the publishing model matures »

Myth-busting: all open access journals can be listed in DOAJ

« (…) The Directory of Everything open access would be a wonderful thing but of how much use would it be? … Continuer la lecture de « Myth-busting: all open access journals can be listed in DOAJ »

Yale University and Frontiers form open access publishing agreement

« (…) Yale University supports its researchers in making their research more widely available. As part of this support, Yale University … Continuer la lecture de « Yale University and Frontiers form open access publishing agreement »

De Gruyter Expands Use of Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink® Author Workflow Platform to Manage its Read and Publish Deals

« Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a leader in advancing copyright, accelerating knowledge, and powering innovation, announces its expanded partnership with … Continuer la lecture de « De Gruyter Expands Use of Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink® Author Workflow Platform to Manage its Read and Publish Deals »

Report and Toolkit to Support Learned Society Publishers Transition to Immediate Open Access

« cOAlition S aims to work with publishers, societies, consortia, and other stakeholders to accelerate the transition to Open Access. One … Continuer la lecture de « Report and Toolkit to Support Learned Society Publishers Transition to Immediate Open Access »

A Plan S for Academic Books: Report on EASSH – OPERAS Roundtable

« To take part in the discussion on Plan S for academic books, OPERAS and EASSH (European Alliance for Social Sciences … Continuer la lecture de « A Plan S for Academic Books: Report on EASSH – OPERAS Roundtable »

OASPA and the Initiative for Open Citations

« One of the goals of OASPA is to support the transition to a world in which open access becomes the … Continuer la lecture de « OASPA and the Initiative for Open Citations »

How libraries can support society publishers to accelerate their transition to full and immediate OA and Plan S

« The relationship between libraries and society publishers has not previously been a close one. While transactions have in the past … Continuer la lecture de « How libraries can support society publishers to accelerate their transition to full and immediate OA and Plan S »

Comparison of bibliographic data sources: Implications for the robustness of university rankings

« Universities are increasingly evaluated, both internally and externally on the basis of their outputs. Often these are converted to simple, … Continuer la lecture de « Comparison of bibliographic data sources: Implications for the robustness of university rankings »

L’avenir du service de référence face aux enjeux de l’open access et des fake news

« En partenariat avec le Comité français international bibliothèques et documentation (CFIBD), Livres Hebdo propose chaque jour pendant le congrès annuel … Continuer la lecture de « L’avenir du service de référence face aux enjeux de l’open access et des fake news »

MPIP Tackles Barriers to Open Access Through Latest Initiatives

« In our efforts to identify and unlock barriers to increased adoption of open access (OA) by industry, Medical Publishing Insights … Continuer la lecture de « MPIP Tackles Barriers to Open Access Through Latest Initiatives »

Financing open-access publication after 2024

« Several publishers are concerned about the timeline for implementing Plan S, the European initiative that will make all research papers … Continuer la lecture de « Financing open-access publication after 2024 »

Co-building Open Science: Portrait of the University Library as a Publisher

« Located in Lyon, France, the Jean Moulin Lyon 3 University is home to 30 000 students in law, management and … Continuer la lecture de « Co-building Open Science: Portrait of the University Library as a Publisher »

PROJEKT DEAL and SPRINGER NATURE reach understanding on world´s largest transformative Open Access agreement

« (…) A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed today between MPDL Services, on behalf of Projekt DEAL, and Springer Nature sets … Continuer la lecture de « PROJEKT DEAL and SPRINGER NATURE reach understanding on world´s largest transformative Open Access agreement »

Discovering Open Access Engineering Journals: An Examination of Indexing Rates for DOAJ and Non-DOAJ Content

« This study examines the indexing of open access journals in the engineering disciplines. The sample used in this study was … Continuer la lecture de « Discovering Open Access Engineering Journals: An Examination of Indexing Rates for DOAJ and Non-DOAJ Content »

Are APCs the dominant business model for open-access journals?

« …Or is it just one important among many others? That is an open question. To approach it, we looked into … Continuer la lecture de « Are APCs the dominant business model for open-access journals? »

LIBSENSE

« LIBSENSE is building communities of practice and strengthening local and national services to support open science and research in Africa. … Continuer la lecture de « LIBSENSE »

What’s Next for OpenCon: Putting Equity at the Core

« Today, we’re announcing a shift in how SPARC supports OpenCon to reflect the OpenCon community’s evolution. Instead of hosting a … Continuer la lecture de « What’s Next for OpenCon: Putting Equity at the Core »

How should scholarly societies transition to open access?: Webinar key takeaways and answers to attendee questions

« Following on from last week’s popular webinar entitled How should scholarly societies transition to open access?, we asked our speakers … Continuer la lecture de « How should scholarly societies transition to open access?: Webinar key takeaways and answers to attendee questions »

AmeliCA before Plan S – The Latin American Initiative to develop a cooperative, non-commercial, academic led, system of scholarly communication

« Open access is often discussed as a process of flipping the existing closed subscription based model of scholarly communication to … Continuer la lecture de « AmeliCA before Plan S – The Latin American Initiative to develop a cooperative, non-commercial, academic led, system of scholarly communication »