Achieving a big number of subscribers for new, local journals is very difficult, thus the only reasonable way for this kind of journals is to go open access. Thanks to openness, local journals that were invisible on a global publishing market can fight for an […]
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, new Open Access Funder, especially for low and middle income countries
Starting from January 1, 2015 all new funding agreements with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will be under the terms of its new open access policy, which requires all the research output to be discoverable and accessible on-line, under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 […]
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.
I am recommending to the governors the very same thing I do myself and that I suggest to my colleagues. It is absolutely necessary to publish all the outputs of publicly funded research in the open access model – says Emanuel Kulczycki, philosopher, communication specialist […]
Results from the survey released by OAPEN-UK have shown that 10% of researchers for whom access to monographs is important, also claim that it is difficult or very difficult to get such access. Among the researchers who stated that access to journal articles is important to […]
UPDATE November 12: This article was annotated by the Hypothes.is user “dwhly”, who seems to be connected to the developers of the service. In response to this annotation I made some minor editions of the text (marked with red). To read annotations and to join […]