Open Access Update

Luminos is University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program for monographs. With the same high standards for selection, peer review, production and marketing as their traditional program, Luminos is a transformative model, built as…

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…