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At the closing of his excellent interview series “The State of Open Access”, Richard Poynder answers a series of questions himself. The resulting interview is an thorough and nuanced overview of the current state of OA. It’s a long read, but – as is always the case on this blog – well worth the effort. […]
Developing an effective market for open access article processing charges | Wellcome Trust.
Last week, two new European projects focusing on Open Access: FOSTER and PASTEUR40A had their kick-off meeting. . Both projects have a significant and representative list of partners, and I am sure that you’ll recognize a lot of them. FOSTER, (FACILITATE OPEN SCIENCE TRAINING FOR EUROPEAN RESEARCH) will focus on the organizations of trainings […]
This week is Copyright week, the perfect occasion to draw your attention to a consultation on Copyright the EC is conducting. If you are unsatisfied with current copyright law in the EU – this is the perfect occasion to express your feelings and try to make it better. The European Commission is conducting a Public […]
In December 2013, the European Commission launched Horizon 2020, the successor of the FP7 funding programme and its biggest research and innovation framework programme ever , with a seven year budget worth nearly €80 billion. As an extension of the successful Open Access Pilot in FP7, Open Access will now be mandatory for all research […]
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 18, 2013 Contacts: firstname.lastname@example.org Students Launch “Button” to Put Denied Access to Research on the Map BERLIN – Today, at an international meeting of student advocates for expanded access to academic research, two undergraduates from Great Britain announced the highly-anticipated launch of The Open Access…
Bram Luyten from @mire went to Open Science: the key to more scientific integrity? , an event hosted by the VUB featuring Jimmy Wales from Wikipedia and Michel Bauwens from P2P Foundation. Recent cases of academic misconduct have been a powerful catalyst for Open Access around the globe. In the wake of this trend, the […]