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 »

The Impact of Open Access on Teaching—How Far Have We Come?

« This article seeks to understand how far the United Kingdom higher education (UK HE) sector has progressed towards open access … Continuer la lecture de « The Impact of Open Access on Teaching—How Far Have We Come? »

EIFL checklist: How to make your DSpace open access repository work really well

« EIFL developed this checklist to help repository managers and administrators, librarians and other support staff involved in managing scholarly output … Continuer la lecture de « EIFL checklist: How to make your DSpace open access repository work really well »

Can I write an article or book based on my open access thesis?

« This is an interesting question and one that early career researchers commonly ask. You’ve worked long and hard on your … Continuer la lecture de « Can I write an article or book based on my open access thesis? »

Roles and jobs in the open research scholarly communications environment: analysing job descriptions to predict future trends

« During the past two-decades academic libraries updated current staff job responsibilities or created brand new roles. This allowed them to … Continuer la lecture de « Roles and jobs in the open research scholarly communications environment: analysing job descriptions to predict future trends »

Bibliodiversity in Practice: Developing Community-Owned, Open Infrastructures to Unleash Open Access Publishing

« (…) In this article we look at the main features of the existing monograph publication and distribution ecosystem, and question … Continuer la lecture de « Bibliodiversity in Practice: Developing Community-Owned, Open Infrastructures to Unleash Open Access Publishing »

Trends for open access to publications

« Data and case studies covering access to scientific publications. Bibliometric data as well as well as data on the policies … Continuer la lecture de « Trends for open access to publications »

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 » »