Three publicists working at Nature revealed their study on the 100 most cited scientific articles of all time, based on data provided by Thomson Reuters from their Web of Science database. For me, the most interesting part of the article is the xlsx file, which […]
All stories were created by Agata Morka, Product Manager of Open Access Books at De Gruyter Open, art historian and PhD. Comics are licensed under the Creative Commons Non Commercial Share Alike 4.0 International, just like the rest of the blog content.
Last month, De Gruyter Open revealed the conversion of eight journals from the subscription model to open access. This announcement applies to the STM journals established by Versita, a publishing house based in Poland, which were until recently distributed by Springer. Now, Versita – since 2012, operates […]
With the end of Open Access Week 2014 approaching, I have decided to post all the stories about professors O & A and their colleagues, that were published on DG Open’s Facebook profile in the past few months. All stories were created by Agata Morka, […]
To celebrate the ongoing Open Access Week 2014, Knowledge Unlatched launched a meme competition. To take part, send your contributions before Sunday, 26th October. Mine is visible above.
I have decided to follow this call and to share an image visualizing what Open Access means to me. In previous weeks I was writing a conference paper and this process took me to hell and back – hitting a paywall, before finally finding an […]
On the occasion of Open Access Week 2014, De Gruyter Open has launched a competition. You have an opportunity to win the best selling e-book reader, Amazon Kindle. To get the Kindle you have to like De Gruyter Open on Facebook and wait for the questions […]
On the occasion of the Open Access week I am pleased to present an interview with Bo-Christer Björk, Professor of Information Systems Science at the Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration in Helsinki, Finland, and one of the most prominent open access researchers, having […]
Open Linguistics, Open Theology and Open Archaeology – new approach to publishing in humanities by De Gruyter Open
Open Linguistics, Open Theology and Open Archaeology are 3 journals launched this year by De Gruyter Open, covering a broad scope of research in humanities. In past weeks they were joined by 8 STM journals converted from the subscription model, also designed to cover their […]
I took part in an interesting Twitter discussion on Open Access and academia in general that was started by Curt Rice’s article ‘Wall Street analysts say open access has failed due to lack of focus, but their analysis might help it succeed.’ This text includes some […]