Open Access

Scholarly communications links from April 2016

By Ruth Lewis on April 28, 2016

Worth reading: Takeaways from SPARC MORE conference, March 2016. I attended this conference; SPARC Open has done a nice job of distilling some of the big issues. The recordings are a little disappointing since a few are cut off or missing. Some of my favorite presenters: Danny Anderson, President...

SCOAP3 Newsletter

By Alison Verbeck on January 22, 2016

The latest newsletter from SCOAP3 is available here: http://scoap3.org/files/SCOAP3-Newsletter-4_2016.pdf.

Research Ideas and Outcomes (RIO)

By Alison Verbeck on January 21, 2016

Earlier this year the Research Ideas & Outcomes (RIO) journal was launched. RIO’s mission is to open up the entire research cycle — by publishing project proposals, data, methods, workflows, software, project reports and research articles. These will all be made freely available on a single c...

Public access/open access news in December 2015

By Ruth Lewis on December 31, 2015

— Last month I shared several critiques of academia.edu. That conversation continues in Chronicle of Higher Education, As Academia.edu Grows, Some Scholars Voice Concerns and elsewhere; I thought this page from the Office of Scholarly Communication at the University of California was very u...

Open Access Publishing

By Alison Verbeck on November 30, 2015

What Open-Access Publishing Actually Costs – an interesting and informative article in the November 9, 2015 issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education.