Change ahead: How do smaller publishers perceive open access?

« (…) While libraries and funding bodies in German-speaking countries have been negotiating Open Access Agreements with large publishers for years … Continuer la lecture de « Change ahead: How do smaller publishers perceive open access? »

Open Access et bibliothèques

 » Premier titre d’une nouvelle collection de textes numériques, Les Études de l’Enssib, autour de questions vives du monde professionnel, … Continuer la lecture de « Open Access et bibliothèques »

December open access update – and season’s greetings!

« The recent development from cOAlition S, giving information on issues of implementation, shows that the release of the Plan S … Continuer la lecture de « December open access update – and season’s greetings! »

Scholarly journals in building and civil engineering – the big picture and current impact of open access

« The publishing of scholarly peer reviewed journals has in the past 20 years moved from print to primarily digital publishing, … Continuer la lecture de « Scholarly journals in building and civil engineering – the big picture and current impact of open access »

Discipline-specific open access publishing practices and barriers to change: an evidence-based review

« (…) Many of the discussions surrounding Open Access (OA) revolve around how it affects publishing practices across different academic disciplines. … Continuer la lecture de « Discipline-specific open access publishing practices and barriers to change: an evidence-based review »

Access to academic libraries: an indicator of openness?

« Open access to digital research output is increasing, but academic library policies can place restrictions on public access to libraries. … Continuer la lecture de « Access to academic libraries: an indicator of openness? »

Géopolitique de l’open access

« Cette communication commence par rappeler des repères de contextualisation du développement de l’open access. Elle insiste sur le brouillage qui … Continuer la lecture de « Géopolitique de l’open access »

China backs bold plan to tear down journal paywalls

« Officials pledge support for European-led ‘Plan S’ to make research papers immediately free to read — but it’s unclear whether … Continuer la lecture de « China backs bold plan to tear down journal paywalls »

Nine routes towards Plan S compliance

« On October 22 we posted Eight routes towards Plan S compliance. Meanwhile, cOAlition-S, the group of funders responsible for Plan S, … Continuer la lecture de « Nine routes towards Plan S compliance »

Are Funder Open Access Platforms a Good Idea?

« As open access (OA) to publications continues to gather momentum, we should continuously question whether it is moving in the … Continuer la lecture de « Are Funder Open Access Platforms a Good Idea? »

La fin des abonnements

« Voilà quatre ans que nous pistons tant bien que mal la dépense annuelle de Clermont en frais de traitement d’article … Continuer la lecture de « La fin des abonnements »

From Open Access to Open Science: innovation in scholarly communication

« Open Science is often presented as the overarching “umbrella” of Open Access and Open Data, amongst others. In this article, … Continuer la lecture de « From Open Access to Open Science: innovation in scholarly communication »

10 ans d’Open Access à l’Université de Liège [video]

« Il y a 10 ans naissait ORBi (Open Repository and Bibliography), un répertoire institutionnel qui vise à collecter, préserver et … Continuer la lecture de « 10 ans d’Open Access à l’Université de Liège [video] »

From Open Access to Open Data: collaborative work in the university libraries of Catalonia

« The traditional mechanisms for communicating research results have recently undergone profound changes as a result of the open access movement … Continuer la lecture de « From Open Access to Open Data: collaborative work in the university libraries of Catalonia »

Conférence nationale Open Access de swissuniversities 26 octobre 2018, Lausanne [video]

« La conférence nationale Open Access a eu lieu vendredi 26 octobre 2018 à l’Université de Lausanne. Cet événement qui a … Continuer la lecture de « Conférence nationale Open Access de swissuniversities 26 octobre 2018, Lausanne [video] »

Journée d’étude Open Access « Être vu pour être lu : l’open access pour renforcer votre identité numérique de chercheur » 14 novembre 2018 [video]

 » Journée d’étude organisée par le groupe Open Access Languedoc Roussillon (OALR), en partenariat avec la CIST Agropolis et la … Continuer la lecture de « Journée d’étude Open Access « Être vu pour être lu : l’open access pour renforcer votre identité numérique de chercheur » 14 novembre 2018 [video] »

Open Source for Open Access: The Editoria Story So Far

« In 2014, UC Press and the California Digital Library were awarded a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to … Continuer la lecture de « Open Source for Open Access: The Editoria Story So Far »

A Very Long Embargo: Journal Choice Reveals Active Non-Compliance with Funder Open Access Policies by Australian and Canadian Neuroscientists

« Research funders around the world have implemented open access policies that require funded research to be made open access, usually … Continuer la lecture de « A Very Long Embargo: Journal Choice Reveals Active Non-Compliance with Funder Open Access Policies by Australian and Canadian Neuroscientists »

Scholarly publishing: EUA asks European Commission to investigate lack of competition

« The EUA Council adopted a statement on 26 October 2018 expressing its concern about the lack of transparency and competition … Continuer la lecture de « Scholarly publishing: EUA asks European Commission to investigate lack of competition »

COASP (Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing) 2018 – Vienna Austria – September 2018 [Recordings, slides, and posters]

« Now in its 10th anniversary year, the Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing (COASP) is a major annual scholarly publishing conference that … Continuer la lecture de « COASP (Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing) 2018 – Vienna Austria – September 2018 [Recordings, slides, and posters] »

Wellcome and Gates join bold European open-access plan

« Two of the world’s largest biomedical research funders have backed a plan to make all papers resulting from work they … Continuer la lecture de « Wellcome and Gates join bold European open-access plan »

Wellcome Trust is updating its open access policy

« Following a six-month review, we’re updating our open access (OA) policy. The changes will apply from 1 January 2020. Robert … Continuer la lecture de « Wellcome Trust is updating its open access policy »

Des injonctions aux pratiques : données de la recherche et édition scientifique – Interventions du séminaire Numerev du 16 octobre 2018

« NumeRev est un projet de portail interdisciplinaire de ressources scientifiques numériques qui se donne notamment pour mission d’être un incubateur … Continuer la lecture de « Des injonctions aux pratiques : données de la recherche et édition scientifique – Interventions du séminaire Numerev du 16 octobre 2018 »

Frontiers supplies full-text articles to Publications Router

« Frontiers is the latest open access publisher to distribute content automatically to institutional repositories via Jisc’s Publications Router service. This … Continuer la lecture de « Frontiers supplies full-text articles to Publications Router »

Do authors comply when funders enforce open access to research?

« Last month, European research funders collectively called for research publications to be made free, fully and immediately; so far, 14 … Continuer la lecture de « Do authors comply when funders enforce open access to research? »

Cambridge Open Access spend 2013-2018

« Since 2013, the Open Access Team has been helping Cambridge researchers, funded by Research Councils UK (RCUK) and the consortium … Continuer la lecture de « Cambridge Open Access spend 2013-2018 »

10 ans d’ORBi à l’ULiège « Et demain ? Quelle communication savante à l’ère de l’Open Access et de l’Open Science ? » 20 novembre 2018

(…) En 2008, l’Université de Liège s’engageait dans une politique institutionnelle forte en matière d’Open Access, via notamment la mise … Continuer la lecture de « 10 ans d’ORBi à l’ULiège « Et demain ? Quelle communication savante à l’ère de l’Open Access et de l’Open Science ? » 20 novembre 2018 »

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 »