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What Does It Mean To Become An Open Access Journal?

What Does It Mean To Become An Open Access Journal? | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
Following an earlier interview with Eva Erman on editing the open access journal Ethics & Global Politics, another set of enlightening responses on academic publishing. This time with Professor...
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Five Academic Publishing Predictions for 2015

Five Academic Publishing Predictions for 2015 | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
The CEO of Publishing Technology offers his five predictions for academic publishing in 2015, including porous paywalls and the rise of the SAMPC countries.
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The HEFCE report on Open Access Monographs: some reflections

The HEFCE report on Open Access Monographs: some reflections | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
The environment surrounding open access to monographs was significantly advanced today by the release of a report commissioned by the UK's Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), a qu...
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COAR » COAR-SPARC Conference 2015 – Connecting research results, bridging communities, opening scholarship

COAR » COAR-SPARC Conference 2015 – Connecting research results, bridging communities, opening scholarship | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
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Open access needs simple and standard processes, say institutions - Research Information

Open access needs simple and standard processes, say institutions - Research Information | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
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There is always an option. Open access in the time of postdocalypse | Open Science

There is always an option. Open access in the time of postdocalypse | Open Science | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
There is a growing awareness of the fact that young researchers face difficulties in achieving their first permanent position in academia (if you are not familiar with this problem follow #postdocalypse hashtag on Twitter or read this post by Phil Jones). Usually, we are moving from one temporary project to another, and are always in the process of searching and applying for funding and positions. To have any chance in this pursuit we need publications because the number of published articles, t
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The Year 2014 in Open Access – a subjective review | Open Science

The Year 2014 in Open Access – a subjective review | Open Science | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
Open access is still growing; the number of its supporters is growing, along with their influence in many decisive bodies. On the other hand, people still cannot get access to works funded with public money.
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Dutch universities dig in for long fight over open access - Times Higher Education

Dutch universities dig in for long fight over open access - Times Higher Education | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
Institutions ‘unbending’ on fee-free demand as talks with Elsevier resume
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Open access and the direction of travel in scholarly publishing

Open access and the direction of travel in scholarly publishing | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
Recent moves by established journals to make research papers freely available signpost the direction of travel in academic publishing
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COAR » Major international associations reaffirm their support for immediate open access to research articles

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Has open access failed? - OUPblog (blog)

Has open access failed? - OUPblog (blog) | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
At the Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing in Paris last month, Claudio Aspesi, Senior Analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein, raised an uncomfortable question.
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6 inspiring Open Access / Science events for your researchers (FOSTER) - Proud2Know

6 inspiring Open Access / Science events for your researchers (FOSTER) - Proud2Know | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
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The Library of the 21st century, through its online repository, is transforming the role of academic publishing. Enabling access is what librarians do.

The Library of the 21st century, through its online repository, is transforming the role of academic publishing. Enabling access is what librarians do. | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
    This is a weekly series highlighting Open Access Button users from around the world, discussing their work, and sharing their stories. If you would like to participate, please email o...
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The Battle for Open: How Openness Won and Why it Doesn't Feel Like Victory ... - Times Higher Education

The Battle for Open: How Openness Won and Why it Doesn't Feel Like Victory ... - Times Higher Education | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
Sandra Leaton Gray on a chilling true story of the monetisation of the contents of academics’ heads
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Monographs have to adapt to keep a place in the future - Times Higher Education

Monographs have to adapt to keep a place in the future - Times Higher Education | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
Geoffrey Crossick, author of the report ‘Monographs and Open Access’, argues that the format is resilient but must embrace open access
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A sneak-preview site for research hits a big milestone - The Boston Globe

A sneak-preview site for research hits a big milestone - The Boston Globe | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
The history and future of arXiv.org as it passes 1 million uploads.
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Unravelling the true cost of publishing in open access

Unravelling the true cost of publishing in open access | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
Universities must continue to monitor and track the variety of associated spending related to journal publishing and access, argues Lorraine Estelle. Many universities are forecasting that their AP...
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Open Access Movement Broadens, Moves Forward: 2014 in Review - EFF

Open Access Movement Broadens, Moves Forward: 2014 in Review - EFF | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
It's been a mixed year for open access but we've seen some real victories and a steady march toward a comprehensive federal open access policy.
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Academic publishing and scholarly communication: a status report | Harvard Magazine Jan-Feb 2015

Academic publishing and scholarly communication: a status report | Harvard Magazine Jan-Feb 2015 | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
The troubled present and promising future of scholarly communication
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Open Access FAQ | Authors Alliance

Open Access FAQ | Authors Alliance | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
by Pamela Samuelson and Molly Van Houweling, Authors Alliance Co-Founders. Last updated Oct. 20, 2014. What is “open access”? Who is adopting open
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Open Minds, Open Access - Inside Higher Ed (blog)

Open Minds, Open Access - Inside Higher Ed (blog) | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
Open Minds, Open Access
Inside Higher Ed (blog)
If you're not quite sure what open access means, the best two-minute explanation was written by Peter Suber and he explains it well, if not in as much depth as in his book about it.
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Meeting considers how open access could address inequalities - Research Information

Meeting considers how open access could address inequalities - Research Information | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
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A Pay-it-Forward Approach to Open Access Publishing: Interview with Neil Christensen of UC Press

A Pay-it-Forward Approach to Open Access Publishing: Interview with Neil Christensen of UC Press | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
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Neil Christensen is the director of digital development at the University of California Press (UCP). Prior to working at UCP, Christensen worked in business development and as...
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