An important article on financial flows in scholarly publishing has been published in “Open Library of Humanities”, here. Its conclusion is worth quoting, because it pinpoints a common problem, which needs to be addressed. In this article we have argued for the importance of a joined-up, systemic, publicly accessible picture of financial flows around academic […]
The official presentation of the first Open Peer Review Module for Institutional Repositories, developed with the collaboration of OpenAIRE2020 and the participation of a consortium of 6 partners, will be held on the 27th of April in Madrid. Visit the conference site for all the details on the conference registration and program.
Recording and slides of the webinar “EC/OpenAIRE FP7 post-grant OA pilot implementation in Italy” held on March 22nd are available here. The presentation by Pablo de Castro, coordinator of the project, is in English, the presentation by Paola Galimberti, University of Milano, is in Italian.
Discrete Analysis is an arXiv overlay journal, launched by Fields Medal-winning Cambridge mathematician Timothy Gowers and some of his colleagues. It is editor-owned, openly accessible and free both for readers and for authors. To find out why it is the Columbus’ egg of scientific publishing, read the interview reposted by the LSE Impact blog.
In the aftermath of the 12th Berlin Open Access Conference the Max Plank Digital Library has launched OA 2020, a dedicated website to facilitate collaboration among all the stakeholders that are involved in the initiative aiming to convert the majority of today’s scholarly journals from subscription to Open Access (OA) publishing.
DOAI (Digital Open Access Identifier) is an alternate DOI (Digital Object Identifier) resolver that takes you to a free version of the requested article, when available. Visit this page for more details.
Deadline January 29th, 2016 Conference site: https://conference.aau.at/event/46/page/7 Abstracts can be submitted here. The notion of Open Science is enjoying great popularity at the moment, some even go so far to call it “the better science”. In general, Open Science demands the highest possible transparency, accountability, and shareability in knowledge production, as well as the participation […]
A written version of our welcome address to the conference Open research data can be downloaded here.