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A qui appartient le savoir ? [Le Monde]

A qui appartient le savoir ? [Le Monde] | Open Access to Scholarly Publishing | Scoop.it

L'embargo est levé: l'article publié samedi dans Le Monde, et qui fait allusion au rôle de pionnier de l'ULg, est maintenant lisible en texte intégral sur le net.

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Bernard Rentier's comment, March 8, 2013 5:07 AM
Lire aussi: le blog du journaliste David Larousserie, auteur de l'article du Monde.
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http://alasource.blog.lemonde.fr/2013/03/01/a-qui-appartient-le-savoir-la-version-longue/
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U.S. Labor Department Adopts Open Licensing Policy - SPARC

U.S. Labor Department Adopts Open Licensing Policy - SPARC | Open Access to Scholarly Publishing | Scoop.it
A new rule adopted by the Department of Labor will ensure that grant-funded intellectual property is openly licensed to the public who paid for it.
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Is Open Access enough?

I wonder if Open Access is really just a distraction from what we really should be focussed on. I have a PhD and I publish strongly in my field.
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Journée OPEN SCIENCE de l'Université de Lorraine
Le mercredi 27 janvier à Nancy

Journée OPEN SCIENCE de l'Université de Lorraine<br/>Le mercredi 27 janvier à Nancy | Open Access to Scholarly Publishing | Scoop.it
La Journée Open Science aura lieu le mercredi 27 janvier de 9 heures à 17 heures à l’École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Nancy.Le thème de cette journée sera la "gestion et valorisation des publications et des données de la recherche".
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Gilbert Faure au nom de l'ASSIM's comment, January 24, 10:57 AM
merci de l'information sur l'endroit de la journée... à mercredi
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Dutch EU presidency aims at open access to scientific journals

Dutch EU presidency aims at open access to scientific journals | Open Access to Scholarly Publishing | Scoop.it
Education minister Sander Dekker will push to make more journal papers free to publicly-funded researchers during the Netherlands’ presidency of the EU Council
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Born Digital: building the ultimate open-access publisher

Born Digital: building the ultimate open-access publisher | Open Access to Scholarly Publishing | Scoop.it
The body of research knowledge accumulated by 2014 is estimated at around 60 million peer-reviewed research papers.Based on the current growth rates, the world will produce as much in the next 10 years than it has in the past 100 years.We are living in an era of exponential technologies; an era where predicting more than a few years ahead is almost impossible.
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Though a bit self-congratulating, here is a very thoughtful reflection on how technology impacts business models and tradition.
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Peer review: not fit for purpose ?

Peer review: not fit for purpose ? | Open Access to Scholarly Publishing | Scoop.it
Secret dossier on research fraud suggests government concern over science. Senior figures in UK science fear that culture leading to research misconduct has not been changed
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[GOAL] EVENT: Why Are We Not Boycotting Academia.edu?

Posting on Academia.edu is far from being ethically and politically equivalent to using an institutional open access repository, which is how it is often understood by academics.
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False alarm ! EU plan on link taxing is no longer a threat.

False alarm ! EU plan on link taxing is no longer a threat. | Open Access to Scholarly Publishing | Scoop.it
Read it here. Geoblocking falls off the cart
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One of the drawbacks of quick sharing on social media...Apologies for this.
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101 innovations in scholarly communication - The changing research workflow

101 innovations in scholarly communication - The changing research workflow | Open Access to Scholarly Publishing | Scoop.it
The changing research workflow - a survey
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Elsevier, Lingua et l’Open Access

Elsevier, Lingua et l’Open Access | Open Access to Scholarly Publishing | Scoop.it
Un signal fort pour la révision du modèle économique des revues scientifiques, qui dans le contexte actuel de paupérisation de l’université et des institutions de recherche devient de plus en plus intenable.
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[in French] A new strong reaction in exasperation about the constraints imposed by the largest business-focused scholarly publishing company. When is the entire research community going to do the like ?
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PASTEUR-4-OA Project Advocacy Resources

To promote the development and reinforcement of OA policies in Europe, PASTEUR4OA has produced a series of advocacy resources that can be used by stakeholders in developing new policies or revising existing ones.
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Pourquoi il faut distinguer clairement les archives ouvertes et l’édition électronique ouverte | L’Édition électronique ouverte

Pourquoi il faut distinguer clairement les archives ouvertes et l’édition électronique ouverte | L’Édition électronique ouverte | Open Access to Scholarly Publishing | Scoop.it
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European Commissioner Carlos Moedas supports LERU statement

European Commissioner Carlos Moedas supports LERU statement | Open Access to Scholarly Publishing | Scoop.it
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At last, a strong statement by university leaders ! Maybe a unique chance to reach a wide-range European consensus on breaking away from the conservative mode of scientific communication ?
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Journal impact factors not credible, not even as a measurement of journals' prestige

Journal impact factors not credible, not even as a measurement of journals' prestige | Open Access to Scholarly Publishing | Scoop.it

The measure of scholarly impact is now being manipulated so much that it has ceased to be meaningful, editorial claims

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Impact factor is a forfeiture as an assessment tool for research teams and/or researchers' quality, but it is even no longer credible as an indicator of journal quality, because it is manipulated by publishers.

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Bernard Rentier's curator insight, January 30, 3:07 AM
Impact factor is a forfeiture as an assessment tool for research teams and/or researchers' quality, but it is even no longer credible as an indicator of journal quality, because it is manipulated by publishers.
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La CPU et le CNRS demandent la libre diffusion des publications scientifiques et des fouilles de données à la mesure des enjeux scientifiques

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EOS, the un-secret story

EOS, the un-secret story | Open Access to Scholarly Publishing | Scoop.it
At first, it did not seem to be something worth writing about. But a few days ago, a totally unexpected attack came up...
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Who’s afraid of Open Data: Scientists’ objections to data sharing don’t stand up to scrutiny.

Who’s afraid of Open Data: Scientists’ objections to data sharing don’t stand up to scrutiny. | Open Access to Scholarly Publishing | Scoop.it
Many scientists are still resisting calls to openly share underlying data. Whilst their concerns should be taken seriously, Dorothy Bishop doesn’t think the objections withstand scrutiny. Con…

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The truth about "universal" OA repositories (Richard Poynder on Google+)

The truth about "universal" OA repositories (Richard Poynder on Google+) | Open Access to Scholarly Publishing | Scoop.it
From the University of California
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The truth about famous but commercial repositories. Nothing beats institutional repositories: harvestable, sustainable, non intrusive and compliant with OA basic principles.
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Text-mining block hiders data-based research

Text-mining block hiders data-based research | Open Access to Scholarly Publishing | Scoop.it
A statistician says a major scientific publisher is hindering his research.
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Elsevier has designed a way to prevent researchers from mass-downloading articles from its website where they are is so-called open access, claiming that it could make the site slower for other users and actually preventing large scale statistical studies aiming at fraud detection and other valuable scientific purposes.
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Your favourite websites could soon be censored.

Your favourite websites could soon be censored. | Open Access to Scholarly Publishing | Scoop.it
We need to get thousands of Internet users’ voices on the record–will you speak directly to decision-makers with our easy-to-use tool?
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The EU, lobbied by publishers, is allegedly preparing a new link tax which will restrict and put a paywall on hyperlinks. Massive reaction by internauts is expected.
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Entire editorial staff of Elsevier journal Lingua resigns over high price, lack of open access

Entire editorial staff of Elsevier journal Lingua resigns over high price, lack of open access | Open Access to Scholarly Publishing | Scoop.it
Editors planning to launch their own open access rival early next year.
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A very inspiring initiative. Abusive outrage generates healthy alternatives.Researchers of all countries, unite! You have nothing to loose but the vaults of knowledge.
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Le Ministre JC Marcourt: "Nos universités ne peuvent pas être des tours d’ivoire. Elles ne peuvent pas non plus voir les savoirs qu’elles ont créés enfermés sous des cadenas financiers"

Le Ministre JC Marcourt: "Nos universités ne peuvent pas être des tours d’ivoire. Elles ne peuvent pas non plus voir les savoirs qu’elles ont créés enfermés sous des cadenas financiers" | Open Access to Scholarly Publishing | Scoop.it

Intervention de Jean-Claude Marcourt dans le cadre de la journée Open Access du 22 octobre 2015.

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Réjouissons-nous ! Voici une déclaration claire, forte et déterminée du Ministre comme il s'y était engagé lors de la remise des insignes de Docteur honoris causa à Stevan Harnad, pionnier de l'Open Access, à l'ULg en 2013.La Belgique francophone accède ainsi au rang des nations qui ont choisi de rendre obligatoirement libre et ouvert l'accès aux résultats publiés de la recherche qui a été financée, en tout ou en partie, par les finances publiques.

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Innovation ouverte: pour progresser, il faut partager

Innovation ouverte: pour progresser, il faut partager | Open Access to Scholarly Publishing | Scoop.it
L’innovation au sein d’une entreprise n’est pas un processus monolithique. Encore moins une démarche de repli sur soi. Pour innover aujourd’hui, le maître mot est « ouverture ».  « Qu’il s’agisse d...
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Nine reasons why Impact Factors fail and using them may harm science | I&M / I&O 2.0

Nine reasons why Impact Factors fail and using them may harm science | I&M / I&O 2.0 | Open Access to Scholarly Publishing | Scoop.it
N.B. This post contains updates between [] Over the past few months I have come across many articles and posts highlighting the detrimental effect of the enormous importance scholars attach to Impact Factors.
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Gilbert Faure au nom de l'ASSIM's comment, October 13, 2015 7:06 AM
so obvious it has to be written again