Open Access Update

Centre for Internet & Society. Should India adopt Plan S to realise Open Access to Public-funded Scientific Research? https://cis-india.org/a2k/blogs/should-india-adopt-plan-s-to-realise-open-access-to-public-funded-scientific-research Excerpt: Plan S is has been positioned as a strategy to implement immediate open access to…

Open Access Update – December 2018

1. Open Access, Netherlands. What is open access? https://www.openaccess.nl/en/what-is-open-access Excerpt: Open access is a broad international academic movement that seeks free and open online access to academic information, such as publications and data. ———- ———-…

Open Access Update – November 2018

1. Mark C Wilson. 2018. Introducing the Free Journal Network – community-controlled open access publishing. LSE Impact Blog. http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2018/06/20/introducing-the-free-journal-network-community-controlled-open-access-publishing/ The Free Journal Network was established earlier this year in order to nurture and promote journals…

Open Access Update – August 2018

1. Heather Piwowar​​ … et al. 2018. The state of OA: a large-scale analysis of the prevalence and impact of Open Access articles. PeerJ. https://peerj.com/articles/4375/ Despite growing interest in Open Access (OA) to scholarly literature,…

Open Access Update – July 2018

1.The Economy The Economy (http://www.core-econ.org/the-economy/index.html) is an Open Access online course in economics. Throughout the course, authors start with a question or a problem about  the economy and then teach the tools of economics that contribute to…