Open Access Week 2015 – “Open for Collaboration”

Open Access Week 2015 – “Open for Collaboration” Research impact through Open Access: explore new opportunities 21-22 October 2015 You are researcher, PhD student, postdoc, professor, assistant or simply interested by the topic? You want to know more and engage actively in providing Open Access to research results? Participate in the Open Access workshops, organizedContinue reading “Open Access Week 2015 – “Open for Collaboration””

The future of Open Access

On 25th September, 2013 the University of Liege organizes a meeting/debate: “The future of Open Access“. With the participation of Stevan Harnad, professor at UQAM and a pioneer for Open Access; Bernard Rentier, Rector of the University of Liège ; Jean-Claude Marcourt, Minister of Higher Education of the Government of the French Community; Véronique Halloin, Secretary GeneralContinue reading “The future of Open Access”

I love open access

Following the publication in Le Monde newspaper of the article Savoirs. Un bien public convoité, [1] (Knowledge. A sought after public good) a community of university officials, teachers-researchers, publishers and library directors have wished to respond and express their support for open access to research results by publishing in Le Monde an opinion column entitledContinue reading “I love open access”

Don’t fall into the trap: this is not Open Access!

They call it Open choice, OnlineOpen, Universal Access, Author choice, Author solution Starting in 2003, confronted by the range and scope taken by the Open Access movement, numerous publishers have decided to jump on the OA bandwagon by offering their authors the hybrid model. But this model (not to be confused with the reverse model)Continue reading “Don’t fall into the trap: this is not Open Access!”