‘Open Access to Excellence in Research” Representatives of Ministers Magnette (Federal Science Policy), Minister Nollet (FWB) and Minister Lieten (EWI), have endorsed the “Brussels Declaration on Open Access”. You can find the full text here: Brussels Declaration on Open Access
“Open Access to Excellence in Research” October 22, 2012, Paleis der Academiën/ Palais des Academies Hertogsstraat 1 Rue Ducale 1000 Brussels
13 – 14 September 2012 “The principle of Open Access is a familiar one for most working in the production, communication and curation of development research. But the theory remains contested and the debate fast moving – identifying practical steps to promote Open Access can be difficult.
The BICfB consortium has studied the development of institutional repositories in the Belgian French-speaking universities and the active involvement of our teachers and researchers (as editors in chief, members of an editorial board, peer-reviewers, etc.) in the life of academic and scientific journals on Open Access, or at the least freely available on the web.Continue reading “Study on Open Access in French-speaking Belgium”