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Paying for publication

Paying for publication | Open access | Scoop.it
For many researchers the first tangible interaction they have with open access is an acceptance email for an article they have written where the publisher states the author can ‘comply with funder ...
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Open Access publishing initiative, SCOAP3, to start on 1 January 2014 | CERN press office

Open Access publishing initiative, SCOAP3, to start on 1 January 2014 | CERN press office | Open access | Scoop.it
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Half of 2011 papers now free to read

Half of 2011 papers now free to read | Open access | Scoop.it
Boost for advocates of open-access research articles.
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Heading for the open road - Costs & benefits of transitions in scholarly communications : JISC

Heading for the open road - Costs & benefits of transitions in scholarly communications : JISC | Open access | Scoop.it
The aim of the study has been to provide evidence that will help the different constituencies involved in scholarly communication to understand better the dynamics of the transitions needed to improve access to research papers in a variety of ways;...
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The effect of open access and downloads ('hits') on citation impact: a bibliography of studies

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Ten challenges for open-access journals | SPARC

Article by Peter Suber addressing the disparities and doubts around open access journals.

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A Global View of Open Access – Part 4

A Global View of Open Access – Part 4 | Open access | Scoop.it
Part 4: A perspective on Open Access in Australia I am very pleased to introduce the fourth article in this series of snapshots of the progress towards open access around the globe. Dr. Danny Kings...
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Government mistaken in focusing on Gold as route to full open access, says Committee - News from Parliament

Government mistaken in focusing on Gold as route to full open access, says Committee - News from Parliament | Open access | Scoop.it
Chair's comments on Business, Innovation and Skills Committee's report on Open Access
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Income models for Open Access: An overview of current practice | SPARC

The guide provides an overview of income models currently in use to support open-access journals, including a description of each model along with examples of journals currently employing it.

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BMC Medicine | Full text | Open access versus subscription journals: a comparison of scientific impact

In the past few years there has been an ongoing debate as to whether the proliferation of open access (OA) publishing would damage the peer review system and put the quality of scientific journal publishing at risk.
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List of 'suspect' OA publishers

Beall's List: Potential, possible, or probable predatory scholarly open-access publishers This is a list of questionable, scholarly open-access publishers. We recommend that scholars read the avail...
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A field guide to misunderstandings about open access

The woods are full of misunderstandings about OA. This field guide should help you identify 25 of the most common visitors to your neck of the woods.

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