open access

Webinar on OpenAIRE call for proposals to fund APC-free Open Access Journals and platforms – May 12th 2016

Join the OpenAIRE webinar and learn more about the new OpenAIRE call for proposals to fund APC-free Open Access journals and platforms under the alternative funding mechanism of the FP7 Post-Grant Open Access Pilot. The webinar will be held on Thursday, 12 May 2016 at 10:00 CEST. For more information and for registration, visit the event page

OpenAIRE: Workshop to present the first Open Peer Review Module (OPRM) for open access repositories

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.

Timothy Gowers: “Academics can publish journals of the highest quality without a commercial entity”

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.