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.
Are you, or would like to become, a book author? Visit our other guides. Open Access is entering steadily into the Humanities and Social Sciences, and is now considered as an alternative to the traditional way of publishing monographs and scientific books. If you are considering of publishing your monograph in an open access model, there are usually two paths to choose from: One – you can publish in Green OA, which means adding the already published book to a specially prepared repository (self-archiving); two – you can choose the Gold OA model and submit your manuscript to an OA […]
If you are looking for unrestricted scientific material, for example in the form of free editions of journals, the Internet is the place to look. Open Access enjoys the full benefits of the web, and I can venture to say that without the Internet there would be no open access. The Internet however is full of junk, and it is hard to navigate through it if you do not have the know-how. Thankfully, there are numerous specialized tools and repositories that allow you to quickly and easily locate any content.