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Elsevier acquisition highlights the need for community-based scholarly communication infrastructure - SPARC

Elsevier acquisition highlights the need for community-based scholarly communication infrastructure - SPARC | Open access | Scoop.it
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Paying for Open Access - Knowledge Exchange

How are authors of journal articles paying Open Access fees or Article Processing Costs? What is the administrative burden for authors? And do their research organisations have an accurate overview of all these payments?

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Open Access Checklist for Universities - Marcus P. Zillman

Open Access Checklist for Universities http://eua.be/News/15-04-09/EUA_launches_Open_Access_checklist_for_universities.aspx EUA launched the ‘Open Access checklist for universities: A practical guide on implementation’, a...
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ORCID at Oxford University by Sally Rumsey

ORCID: orcid.org/ ORCIDs at Oxford: http://openaccess.ox.ac.uk/orcid-at-oxford-goes-live/ Sally Rumsey is the Digital Research Librarian, at the Bodleian ...
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How can universities increase Green Open Access? Article deposit rates soar after direct solicitation from library.

How can universities increase Green Open Access? Article deposit rates soar after direct solicitation from library. | Open access | Scoop.it
Universities have struggled to increase article deposit rates for their institutional repositories. Regardless of citation benefits and top-down mandates, getting faculty to adjust publishing workf...

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Offsetting the costs of publishing in open access - Efficiency Exchange

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DigitalKoans » Blog Archive » 50 Universities or University Units Have Now Adopted Open Access Policies by Unanimous Faculty Votes

DigitalKoans » Blog Archive » 50 Universities or University Units Have Now Adopted Open Access Policies by Unanimous Faculty Votes | Open access | Scoop.it
OA POLICIES: 50 Universities or University Units Have Now Adopted Open Access Policies by Unanimous Faculty Votes http://t.co/2xsBtFtmMF
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Charity alliance launches fund to make charitably funded research open access - Wellcome Trust

Charity alliance launches fund to make charitably funded research open access - Wellcome Trust | Open access | Scoop.it
Charity alliance launches fund to make charitably funded research open access Wellcome Trust Commenting on the initiative, Greg Clark, Minister of Universities, Science and Cities, said: “Opening up access to the latest medical research will bring...
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Open Access Button: Tearing down barriers to accessing research ...

Open Access Button: Tearing down barriers to accessing research ... | Open access | Scoop.it

One of the hottest topics in the context of research is Open Access; there are numerous events taking place each year all over the world, focusing on open access to scientific research and their data, highlighting issues, ...

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Impact of Social Sciences – Top ten tips for universities seeking to implement Open Access

Impact of Social Sciences – Top ten tips for universities seeking to implement Open Access | Open access | Scoop.it
Top ten #tips for #Universities seeking to implement #openaccess - http://t.co/QEI7iPifCW
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Research councils' open access mandates prompt universities' storage action - Government Computing Network

Research councils' open access mandates prompt universities' storage action - Government Computing Network | Open access | Scoop.it
EPSRC and RCUK policies drive open access to research data; Salford adopts Arkivum and Figshare solution
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Door 'slammed on open access' to academic work - Mail & Guardian Online

Door 'slammed on open access' to academic work - Mail & Guardian Online | Open access | Scoop.it
Anger has been growing over embargoes on published works that "limit access to knowledge and make academics' work outdated".
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How can universities increase Green Open Access...

How can universities increase Green Open Access... | Open access | Scoop.it
Universities have struggled to increase article deposit rates for their institutional repositories. Regardless of citation benefits and top-down mandates, getting faculty to adjust publishing workf...
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Dutch universities plan Elsevier boycott — will this be a game changer or will publisher profits remain unaffected?

Dutch universities plan Elsevier boycott — will this be a game changer or will publisher profits remain unaffected? | Open access | Scoop.it
Led by vice chancellors, Dutch universities have recently announced plans for a country-wide boycott of the academic publisher Elsevier. Such a boycott has the potential to be a significant game ch...
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» Open Access 2014: A Year that Data Cracked Through Secrecy and Myth

» Open Access 2014: A Year that Data Cracked Through Secrecy and Myth | Open access | Scoop.it
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Dutch universities dig in for long fight over open access

Dutch universities dig in for long fight over open access | Open access | Scoop.it
Institutions ‘unbending’ on fee-free demand as talks with Elsevier resume
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A note to administrators and librarians: Those that fund research are responsible for funding its dissemination.

A note to administrators and librarians: Those that fund research are responsible for funding its dissemination. | Open access | Scoop.it
Only when the bulk of research comes with funds to pay author-side fees will publishers feel comfortable moving to new open business models. But who should be responsible for paying these new autho...
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Policy Design and Implementation Monitoring for Open Access - PLoS Blogs (blog)

Policy Design and Implementation Monitoring for Open Access - PLoS Blogs (blog) | Open access | Scoop.it
Policy Design and Implementation Monitoring for Open Access
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We know that those Open Access policies that work are the ones that have teeth. Both institutional and funder policies work better when tied to reporting requirements.
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