bibliolibrarianothecaire
864 views | +0 today
Follow
bibliolibrarianothecaire
BU, formation, enquete, open Access...
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Rescooped by petulant librarian from Science 2.0 news
Scoop.it!

4 ways open access enhances academic freedom

4 ways open access enhances academic freedom | bibliolibrarianothecaire | Scoop.it

Are politicians stealing our academic freedom? Is their fetish with open access publishing leading to a "pay to say" system for the rich?

Will the trendy goal of making publicly financed research freely available skew the world of scholarship even more in the direction of the natural sciences?

I don’t think so. But it took me a while to get there. (...) - by Curt Rice, Blog "Thourghts on university leadership", March 27, 2013


Via Julien Hering, PhD
more...
Filipe MS Bento's curator insight, April 5, 2013 6:36 AM

Rather relevant thoughts about Open access policies, namely the trending Gold route of Open Access publishing, the related Open Data movement, that is here to stay, and four examples how open access publishing may enhance academic freedom.

 

For a concise analysis of the different ways of Open Access publishing/archiving, please do have a look at SHERPA’s brief guide: http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/documents/sherpaplusdocs/Nottingham-colour-guide.pdf

Filipe MS Bento's curator insight, April 5, 2013 6:40 AM

Rather relevant and concise thoughts/analysis about Open access policies, namely the trending Gold route of Open Access publishing, the related Open Data movement that is to stay, and four examples how open access publishing may enhance academic freedom.

 

For a concise analysis of the different ways of Open Access publishing/archiving have a look at SHERPA’s brief guide: http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/documents/sherpaplusdocs/Nottingham-colour-guide.pdf

Rescooped by petulant librarian from Science 2.0 news
Scoop.it!

By opening up a distinctive space between academic research and journalism, a thriving academic blogosphere mediates between them

By opening up a distinctive space between academic research and journalism, a thriving academic blogosphere mediates between them | bibliolibrarianothecaire | Scoop.it

Mark Carrigan finds that academic blogging holds out the possibility of extending the role of the academic, rather than threatening its diminution. It allows for discoverability, less specialised communication, and a degree of space and freedom to extend beyond the realms of research. (...) - by Mark Carrigan, Blog LSE "Impact of Social Science", February 4, 2013


Via Julien Hering, PhD
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by petulant librarian from Science ouverte - Open science
Scoop.it!

Is PeerJ just another game-player, or is it a Game-changer?

Is PeerJ just another game-player, or is it a Game-changer? | bibliolibrarianothecaire | Scoop.it
In 2009 I had the pleasure of interviewing two luminaries in the Open Access publishing world, Peter Binfield and Jason Hoyt. Back then, Peter was ...

 

Today, PeerJ launches with the publication of 30 peer-reviewed scientific articles that are freely available to the public. I’m sure that both Peter and Jason will breathe a sigh of relief when the PeerJ servers survive the initial onslaught of requests. But, the real test will come in the following days and months, as we all see the public reaction to the newest experiment in Open Access publishing. As Peter told me in a recent phone interview, “This is the real launch of the journal. This is when we become real to the world.”


Via Florence Piron
more...
No comment yet.