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How to break free from the stifling grip of luxury journals

How to break free from the stifling grip of luxury journals | Open Access - WRAP | Scoop.it
Last week was the most memorable week of my scientific career. Accompanied by family, friends and colleagues, I was honoured with the award of a Nobel Prize in an unforgettable ceremony and banquet.

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Riled up by Elsevier's take-downs? Time to embrace open access

Riled up by Elsevier's take-downs? Time to embrace open access | Open Access - WRAP | Scoop.it
The publishing giant Elsevier owns much of the world’s academic knowledge, in the form of article copyright.

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Publishers, universities both prep open access plans | Inside Higher Ed

Publishers, universities both prep open access plans | Inside Higher Ed | Open Access - WRAP | Scoop.it
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Study Looks Into Whether Photo Websites Play Nicely with Copyright Metadata

Study Looks Into Whether Photo Websites Play Nicely with Copyright Metadata | Open Access - WRAP | Scoop.it
How well does your favorite photo hosting and/or sharing service handle the copyright information and EXIF data of your photographs? How do the popular
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How Open Access changes the future of the book. Methods like ‘Books Sprints’ and ‘Liquid Books’ are inspired by the faster turn around of Open Access publishing | Open Science

How Open Access changes the future of the book. Methods like ‘Books Sprints’ and ‘Liquid Books’ are inspired by the faster turn around of Open Access publishing | Open Science | Open Access - WRAP | Scoop.it
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Research impact beyond metrics

Traditional metrics, such as the h-index and journal impact factors, are used to measure the scholarly impact of research. However, in the current climate of ac

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Call to action: Tell Congress you support the Bipartisan Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR) (Alliance...

Call to action: Tell Congress you support the Bipartisan Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR) (Alliance... | Open Access - WRAP | Scoop.it
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Academics question government’s policy on open access to study results | BMJ

Academics question government’s policy on open access to study results | BMJ | Open Access - WRAP | Scoop.it

"Academics at a seminar at the Royal Society have raised concerns over the forthcoming open access policy developed by the government and Research Councils UK."


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Open access will cause problems for learned societies' journals, accepts Finch - Times Higher Education

Open access will cause problems for learned societies' journals, accepts Finch Times Higher Education Soon afterwards, Research Councils UK announced that, from April, it will require all journals in which its funded researchers publish to offer...
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Correlation of impact factor and citations: a personal case-study ...

Correlation of impact factor and citations: a personal case-study ... | Open Access - WRAP | Scoop.it
Unfortunately, it's not yet universally understood among administrators, who in many places continue to judge authors on the impact factors of the journals they publish in.

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UCL presses ahead with open access

UCL presses ahead with open access | Open Access - WRAP | Scoop.it
Publishing arm aims to disseminate research and ease budgetary pressures

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Why universities should acquire – and teach – digital literacy

Why universities should acquire – and teach – digital literacy | Open Access - WRAP | Scoop.it
Sponsor's feature: A strong digital focus will attract internet-savvy students with an eye on the jobs market
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A Journey to Open Access - Part 6

A Journey to Open Access - Part 6 | Open Access - WRAP | Scoop.it
Part 6: The Open Access Revolution: The Next Steps… Since the beginning of the year, the momentum for open access to research publications has grown dramatically. On 13 February 2013, the Fair Acce...
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This whole series of articles are weel worth a read... the future look is perhaps a mite optimistic at this stage (certainly as one of us waiting with baited breath for the new 'new' RCUK policy documentation) but a good overview.

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Why I published in PLoS ONE. And why I probably won't again for awhile.

Why I published in PLoS ONE. And why I probably won't again for awhile. | Open Access - WRAP | Scoop.it
By Andrew Tredennick One morning as I was working on revisions for a paper I had submitted to PLoS ONE, this popped up on my Twitter feed, http://twitter.com/eperlste/status/293490596360880128 and ...
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Interesting attitude to PLoS:ONE and good insight from the author, likes the journal and the way they work but not brave enough/not established enough to deal with the entrenched attitudes of the department.

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Open Access increases citation? A brief overview of two reports

Open Access increases citation? A brief overview of two reports | Open Access - WRAP | Scoop.it
A comparison of two studies on the coverage and range of citations in Open Access, comparing OA and non-OA journals.

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SPARC Europe response to the UK Government Department of Business, Innovation & Skills Committee inquiry into the UK Government’s Open Access policy

SPARC Europe response to the UK Government Department of Business, Innovation & Skills Committee inquiry into the UK Government’s Open Access policy | Open Access - WRAP | Scoop.it

"SPARC Europe welcomes the UK Government’s positive interest in Open Access (OA), the commissioning of the Finch report on expanding access to research publications and the Research Councils’ active engagement in developing policy."


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