Green Open Access (self-archiving) is a growing trend in publishing and disseminating research results. Almost every university and research institution now has its own repository for scientific articles. Yet, the biggest barrier to Green Open Access is still the time embargo on publishing – a consequence of which some articles are delayed by one or two years. Although more and more researchers publish their results almost immediately, the time embargo is still a significant brake on the development of Green Open Access. Fortunately, it is becoming more common to try to eliminate this barrier, or at least to reduce the […]
Open Access is gradually becoming a popular standard for publishing and sharing research results. However, a huge number of scholarly books and articles are still hidden behind paywalls. Since we may still have a while to wait for open access in all areas science, we can in the meantime do something to spread the word. For this we can use the Open Access Button.
Today, in the era of smartphones and tablets, mobile devices can be a great convenience for scholars and researchers seeking information, thanks to hundreds of thousands of different types of applications that are available on both Android and iOS devices. Among these applications, you can find a lot that are aimed specifically at researchers and students. Below you will find a list of some very useful apps for your smartphone or tablet.
Open Access as a model for publishing research results has many variations. One of them is Green Open Access. But what exactly is Green OA? In a sentence, it is a way of self-archiving. The researcher decides to submit the results of his/her research in a selected repository that is open, which means, that anyone has access to it and that the materials are free. So if you are considering self-archiving, but you are not sure what Green OA is all about, here is a list of useful links that should help you figure it out.
Open Access publishing is becoming an alternative and increasingly popular model for disseminating research papers. It offers three distinct models: Gold, Green, Libre (and numerous variants of all three). In the Gold Open Access, in simple terms, the author publishes the paper in an OA journal or a book, supported by OA publisher. The terms of publication are the same as in the case of traditional publishers, except that the published paper is freely available to the public. The Gold Open Access does not charge the reader and assigns the costs (APCs) to the author, although it should be noted […]
If you are thinking of publishing your book or article in the Gold Open Access model, there is a great chance that sooner or later you will come into contact with Editorial Manager. This software is used by many publishers, as well as by those who publish in OA.