This blog strives to serve as a comprehensive guide to Open Access publishing for scholars across a wide variety of academic fields. The blog provides information and advice on how to publish books and articles in the open access format. Additionally, it shares suggestions on how to increase publication visibility and citation counts. The blog also publishes articles that pertain to the wider cultural, social and economic context in which the open access model operates.
The goal of this blog is to stimulate the discussion on the potential of open access publishing, existing open source solutions of which the academic community can avail itself, and the possibilities of using digital tools for the sharing of academic research to the public.
OpenScience also seeks to cover latest developments in the field of Open Access in the publishing domain and beyond. This information is hoped to be useful for those who would like to publish in the Open Access model.
Though this blog’s articles are open for comments by their readers, comment sections are moderated in accordance with online community comment etiquette.
Our guides section provides access to in-depth articles dedicated to publishing in the Open Access model.
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