Using ORCID, DOI, and Other Open Identifiers in Research Evaluation

« (…) In this paper, we discuss the use of identifiers in research evaluation—for individuals, their contributions, and the organizations that … Continuer la lecture de « Using ORCID, DOI, and Other Open Identifiers in Research Evaluation »

OpenAPC: a contribution to a transparent and reproducible monitoring of fee-based open access publishing across institutions and nations

« The OpenAPC initiative releases data sets on fees paid for open access (OA) journal articles by universities, funders and research … Continuer la lecture de « OpenAPC: a contribution to a transparent and reproducible monitoring of fee-based open access publishing across institutions and nations »

Predatory Open Access Journals Publishing: What, Why and How?

« The Internet has transformed scholarly publishing and made the availability of online resources possible, both in subscription and open access … Continuer la lecture de « Predatory Open Access Journals Publishing: What, Why and How? »

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 »

Être chercheur au 21ème siècle dans un environnement numérique

« La révolution numérique a considérablement modifié l’environnement du chercheur. Avec le développement du libre accès et des archives ouvertes, la … Continuer la lecture de « Être chercheur au 21ème siècle dans un environnement numérique »

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 »

Guest Post: Why a Society Publisher is Moving Toward Read and Publish Models

« Read & Publish models have been in the spotlight for some time in Europe, and in July they arrived in … Continuer la lecture de « Guest Post: Why a Society Publisher is Moving Toward Read and Publish Models »

The state and evolution of Gold Open Access: A country level analysis

« The newly released refine option of Open Access on the Web of Science platform makes it possible to analyze the … Continuer la lecture de « The state and evolution of Gold Open Access: A country level analysis »

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 »

Scientific impact increases when researchers publish in open access and international collaboration: A bibliometric analysis on poverty-related disease papers

« The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP), like many other research funders, requires its grantees to make papers … Continuer la lecture de « Scientific impact increases when researchers publish in open access and international collaboration: A bibliometric analysis on poverty-related disease papers »

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 »

At 20 Years, the SciELO Network updates priorities and advances to open science

« At 20 years, the SciELO Program is renewing the priority lines of action for the next five years (2019-2023)1, with … Continuer la lecture de « At 20 Years, the SciELO Network updates priorities and advances to open science »

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 »

SciELO, Open Infrastructure and Independence

« The Open Access movement was founded on the aspiration that the decentralized and open nature of the Internet architecture, coupled … Continuer la lecture de « SciELO, Open Infrastructure and Independence »

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 »

Citations, métriques alternatives, Open Access, data : comment extraire facilement l’information pour l’analyser

« Quelles publications sont Open Access ? Combien de fois sont-elles citées ? Font-elles l’objet de reprise sur Twitter ? Ont-elles des datasets … Continuer la lecture de « Citations, métriques alternatives, Open Access, data : comment extraire facilement l’information pour l’analyser »

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? »

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 »

Towards a culture of open science and data sharing in health and medical research

« This thesis investigated the factors that contribute to the cultural shift towards open science and data sharing in health and … Continuer la lecture de « Towards a culture of open science and data sharing in health and medical research »

Do the article and scientific journals have a future?

« Attached as they are to an editorial model of the printed world, journals fear that the open access process that … Continuer la lecture de « Do the article and scientific journals have a future? »

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” »

Post-publication peer review in biomedical journals: overcoming obstacles and disincentives to knowledge sharing

« The importance of post-publication peer review (PPPR) as a type of knowledge exchange has been emphasized by several authorities in … Continuer la lecture de « Post-publication peer review in biomedical journals: overcoming obstacles and disincentives to knowledge sharing »

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 »