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 »

The OA2020-DE and Knowledge Unlatched are committed to the quality of Open Access books

« The National Contact Point Open Access and Knowledge Unlatched (KU) have de-veloped quality criteria for Open Access books. The aim … Continuer la lecture de « The OA2020-DE and Knowledge Unlatched are committed to the quality of Open Access books »

Resources from OA summer series community events [diaporamas]

« The presentations from our four OA summer series events this month in London, Glasgow, Manchester and Bristol are below: OA … Continuer la lecture de « Resources from OA summer series community events [diaporamas] »

Elsevier/Impactstory agreement will make open access articles easier to find on Scopus

« Open access is growing across the industry, but it can be hard to know which articles are open and which … Continuer la lecture de « Elsevier/Impactstory agreement will make open access articles easier to find on Scopus »

« On the Effectiveness of APCs » 3rd ESAC Workshop in Munich | 28-29 June 2018

« (…) Institutions and consortia who manage publication charges on behalf of their authors need to gain a clearer understanding of … Continuer la lecture de « « On the Effectiveness of APCs » 3rd ESAC Workshop in Munich | 28-29 June 2018 »

Understanding Open Knowledge in China: A Chinese Approach to Openness?

« This paper examines the development of open knowledge in China through two case studies: the development of Chinese open access … Continuer la lecture de « Understanding Open Knowledge in China: A Chinese Approach to Openness? »

arXiv and REF – together at last?

« New draft REF2021 guidance was released for consultation on Monday morning. Buried half-way through this daunting 139 page document was … Continuer la lecture de « arXiv and REF – together at last? »

A variety of strategies and funding approaches are required to accelerate the transition to open access. But in all, authors are key

« (…) In a recent Call to Action for change in journal negotiations, the UC Systemwide Library and Scholarly Information Advisory … Continuer la lecture de « A variety of strategies and funding approaches are required to accelerate the transition to open access. But in all, authors are key »

Universities UK Open Access Coordination Group: recommendations and guidelines for best practice

« The Universities UK Open Access Coordination Group (OACG) works to ensure that activities to support the transition towards open access in the … Continuer la lecture de « Universities UK Open Access Coordination Group: recommendations and guidelines for best practice »

HIRMEOS Hypervideo on OA Monographs

« (…) The aim of the interactive video framework is to offer a point of reference for all those seeking information … Continuer la lecture de « HIRMEOS Hypervideo on OA Monographs »

ASCO journals now offer open access for publications of industry-sponsored research

« In a recent MAP newsletter, ISMPP shared the news that ASCO has now extended open access options for all of … Continuer la lecture de « ASCO journals now offer open access for publications of industry-sponsored research »

Disentangling Gold Open Access

« This chapter focuses on the analysis of current publication trends in gold Open Access (OA). The purpose of the chapter … Continuer la lecture de « Disentangling Gold Open Access »

The UK Scholarly Communication Licence: Attempting to Cut through the Gordian Knot of the Complexities of Funder Mandates, Publisher Embargoes and Researcher Caution in Achieving Open Access

« Whilst take-up of open access (OA) in the UK is growing rapidly due partly to a number of funder mandates, … Continuer la lecture de « The UK Scholarly Communication Licence: Attempting to Cut through the Gordian Knot of the Complexities of Funder Mandates, Publisher Embargoes and Researcher Caution in Achieving Open Access »

EMS (European Mathematical Society) on Open Access – Update July 2018

« To react to ongoing discussion about the open access, in particular, those taking place at the ESOF in Toulouse, the … Continuer la lecture de « EMS (European Mathematical Society) on Open Access – Update July 2018 »

‘Plan S’ Making Open Access a Reality by 2020 [.pdf]

« A plan to decisively advance towards the Open Access of scholarly publishing by 2020 was the topic of discussion at … Continuer la lecture de « ‘Plan S’ Making Open Access a Reality by 2020 [.pdf] »

Formalisation de la politique d’AMU en faveur de l’open access

« (…) Aix Marseille Université recommande à ses enseignants-chercheurs de rendre accessible au plus grand nombre les publications issues de leurs … Continuer la lecture de « Formalisation de la politique d’AMU en faveur de l’open access »

Martyn Rittman. Sustainability in Publishing: An Open Access Publisher’s View

« Sustainability is an essential part of the work of publishers. Here, the view of an open access publisher, MDPI, is … Continuer la lecture de « Martyn Rittman. Sustainability in Publishing: An Open Access Publisher’s View »

Funder open access platforms – a welcome innovation?

« Funding organisations commissioning their own open access publishing platforms is a relatively recent development in the OA environment, with the … Continuer la lecture de « Funder open access platforms – a welcome innovation? »

British Library to develop shared open access repository services

« The British Library, working with a group of cultural and memory organisations, is piloting a shared repository service for research … Continuer la lecture de « British Library to develop shared open access repository services »

Stockholm University gives researchers more support to get published in full Open Access journals

« The money that Stockholm University saves at the cancelled agreement with large science publisher Elsevier will be used to publish … Continuer la lecture de « Stockholm University gives researchers more support to get published in full Open Access journals »

Harvard Open Access Project (HOAP) ‘Open Access Tracking Project (OATP)’ Introduction

« The Open Access Tracking Project (OATP) is a crowd-sourced project running on free and open-source software to capture news and … Continuer la lecture de « Harvard Open Access Project (HOAP) ‘Open Access Tracking Project (OATP)’ Introduction »

OASPA’s pick of open access events for the rest of 2018

« At OASPA, we’ve always found it difficult to keep up with the number of excellent events happening within open access … Continuer la lecture de « OASPA’s pick of open access events for the rest of 2018 »

Challenging the Current Business Models in Academic Publishing: Accelerators and Obstacles to the Open Access Transition (June 2018) [.pdf]

« (…) The topic of ‘Big Deals’ was discussed at the workshop ‘Challenging the current business models in academic publishing – … Continuer la lecture de « Challenging the Current Business Models in Academic Publishing: Accelerators and Obstacles to the Open Access Transition (June 2018) [.pdf] »

Parfois, le dépôt du pdf éditeur est autorisé sur une archive ouverte

« Bon à savoir : quand vous avez publié dans une revue en open access, et que votre laboratoire (ou celui … Continuer la lecture de « Parfois, le dépôt du pdf éditeur est autorisé sur une archive ouverte »

Couperin : SELL (Southern European Libraries Link) signe une déclaration commune concernant l’open access

« Lors du 18e meeting du 7 et 8 mai 2018 de SELL (Southern European Libraries Link) les consortiums du Portugal, … Continuer la lecture de « Couperin : SELL (Southern European Libraries Link) signe une déclaration commune concernant l’open access »

#OpenGov – Forum Open d’Etat #3 « Ouvrons la science !” – Rendez-vous à Toulouse le 9 juillet de 11h à 14h pendant #ESOF

 » (…) Le troisième forum Open d’Etat aura le lieu le 9 juillet de 11h à 13h30, à Toulouse, en … Continuer la lecture de « #OpenGov – Forum Open d’Etat #3 « Ouvrons la science !” – Rendez-vous à Toulouse le 9 juillet de 11h à 14h pendant #ESOF »

MIT and Royal Society of Chemistry Sign First North American “Read and Publish” Agreement for Scholarly Articles

« Experiment aims to shift publishing models toward open access The MIT Libraries and the Royal Society of Chemistry have signed … Continuer la lecture de « MIT and Royal Society of Chemistry Sign First North American “Read and Publish” Agreement for Scholarly Articles »

Marie Farge, Frédéric Hélein. « Is the System of Scientific Publications on the Eve of a Revolution? And if so,Toward What? » (in: EMS Newsletter June 2018, p. 35-40) [.pdf]

« Today, researchers benefit from an extremely powerful electronic distribution system for scientific articles, which allows any researcher (whose institution has … Continuer la lecture de « Marie Farge, Frédéric Hélein. « Is the System of Scientific Publications on the Eve of a Revolution? And if so,Toward What? » (in: EMS Newsletter June 2018, p. 35-40) [.pdf] »

CORE becomes the world’s largest aggregator

« CORE, a global aggregator of full text open access scientific content from repositories and journals, has been growing at a … Continuer la lecture de « CORE becomes the world’s largest aggregator »

COAR and DuraSpace Launch Partnership

« COAR (Confederation of Open Access Repositories) and DuraSpace are pleased to announce the launch of a collaborative partnership. Both organizations … Continuer la lecture de « COAR and DuraSpace Launch Partnership »

Appel à communication : L’information scientifique, à l’épreuve de sa médiatisation

« (…)Se référant au syntagme Information – Communication et en prenant pour point d’entrée la capitalisation et la marchandisation de la … Continuer la lecture de « Appel à communication : L’information scientifique, à l’épreuve de sa médiatisation »

1ère Newsletter de la coalition pour la pérennité des services pour la science ouverte (SCOSS)

« La coalition SCOSS (Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services) est un réseau d’institutions engagées dans la sécurisation du futur … Continuer la lecture de « 1ère Newsletter de la coalition pour la pérennité des services pour la science ouverte (SCOSS) »

Communiqué français sur le « Summit Meeting on National Open Access Strategies »

« A l’invitation de Horst Hippler, président de la HRK, un sommet de haut niveau sur les stratégies nationales pour atteindre … Continuer la lecture de « Communiqué français sur le « Summit Meeting on National Open Access Strategies » »

Négociations en Europe entre consortium et éditeurs : un bras de fer qui finira par ‘tout ouvert’

« La revue Nature du 17 mai 2018 a publié une courte synthèse des négociations difficiles entre les consortium des états … Continuer la lecture de « Négociations en Europe entre consortium et éditeurs : un bras de fer qui finira par ‘tout ouvert’ »

Paysage de l’Open Access : complexité et hybridation des modèles de publication et de communication scientifique [.pdf]

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LSE launches open access publishing platform

« LSE has unveiled a new open access publishing platform in partnership with Ubiquity Press. ‘LSE Press’, managed through the LSE … Continuer la lecture de « LSE launches open access publishing platform »

New tools to put OA into Interlibrary Loan from the Open Access Button

« Libraries have led the charge to open up access to the scholarly literature. We want to help turn that leadership … Continuer la lecture de « New tools to put OA into Interlibrary Loan from the Open Access Button »

Springer Nature charts rapid growth in open access articles by UK authors

« A new report outlines how Springer Nature has been able to deliver rapid growth in gold open access (OA) articles … Continuer la lecture de « Springer Nature charts rapid growth in open access articles by UK authors »

Partnership for Open Access – A presentation to JISC’s Members – Érudit webinar

« The Partnership for Open Access establishes an innovative model for collaboration between university libraries and scholarly journals, and helps provide continuous … Continuer la lecture de « Partnership for Open Access – A presentation to JISC’s Members – Érudit webinar »