Created by UCL for the purpose of educating its authors about Open Access and providing resources.
Three experts debate proposals for the White House #OSTP directive to expand access to federally-funded research
Infographics that highlight Taylor and Francis Open Access Market Survey results
Investigates the current trends, advantages, disadvantages, problems and solutions, opportunities and barriers in Open Access academic publishing.
Australian Research Council policy on access to published results of publicly funded research
Blog on Open Access by Richard Poynder
The Open Access Directory (OAD) is a compendium of simple factual lists about open access (OA) to science and scholarship, maintained by the OA community at large
Stevan Harnard comments on the Finch Report Review of Progress
Publisher-led response to facilitate Federal Funding Agencies requirement to increase access to the published results of federally funded research
Report of the discussion around Steven Harnard's original Subversive Proposal
Slides detailing findings of the 2013 Wiley Author survey on OA
Slides detailing findings of the 2012 Wiley Author survey on OA
UK House of Commons Science and Technology Committee Report
Market Size, Share, Forecast and Trends
In response to the growing demand to make research free and available to anyone with a computer and an internet connection, a diverse coalition has issued new guidelines that could usher in huge advances in the sciences, medicine, and health
Registry of Open Access Repository Material Archiving Policies
Science Europe update to position statement regarding the differences in OA requirements between subject areas
Umbrella organisation of European funding agencies statement on transition to open access to research publications
Facilitates information gathering and exchange, and common development of ideas and projects among the multi-stakeholder teams
Wiley's blog discussing the evolution of scholarly publishing
Project to investigate the effects of large-scale, systematic depositing of authors’ final peer-reviewed manuscripts on reader access, author visibility, and journal viability
US Office of Science and Technology Policy instructs Federal Funding Agencies to develop policy to increase access to the published results of federally funded research
Blog of the Open Knowledge Foundation
Standards for web resource interoperability
Information of OA, presented thematically to target different stakeholders
Global event for academic and research community
Hans Dillaerts and Helen Bosc's website on noteworthy thinking on OA in France and further afield
OA Information for historians
NHMRC policy on access to published results of publicly funded research
Blog from Heather Morrison, with main focus on OA
European research funding programme requiring open access to research results
Cross-stakeholder group working to establish common ground and agreement on the technical infrastructure required for open access
Current snapshot of the status of Open Access (OA) to scientific information around the world
Mission of FOAS is to promote free software, open access publishing, and reproducible research in statistics
Presentation on finding open resources
Directory of academic OA (insitutional) repositories
Commonly used licenses for open access publications
Information about OA in Australia
Journals OA policies
Library-led response to facilitate Federal Funding Agencies requirement to increase access to the published results of federally funded research
A critical analysis of scholarly OA publishing in a blog by Jeffrey Beall
Multi-author blog bringing together differing opinions, commentary, and ideas on scholarly publishing
The primary aim of DOAB is to increase discoverability of Open Access books.
OASIS aims to provide an authoritative ‘sourcebook’ on Open Access, covering the concept, principles, advantages, approaches and means to achieving it.
OATP uses social tagging to capture new OA developments comprehensively and in real time.
Offered by BioMed Central
SPARC is an international alliance of academic and research libraries working to create a more open system of scholarly communication
From Taylor and Francis
The Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association, representing Open Access Publishers.
Look up where to publish your research as open access. Each title listed in the directory indicates whether the publisher allows authors to pay a publication fee to make an article immediately available.
Lists more than 10,000 journals available as open access.
Publisher’s copyright policies and self-archiving policies
Research funder’s Open Access policies
by Stuart Shieber and Peter Suber
by Steven Harnad
Further breakdown of the data from the 2013 T&F author survey on OA
Review of progress of the Finch Report one year later
OpenUCT's Director Professor Laura Czerniewicz talks about Open Access
Interactive access to 2013 Wiley Author survey on OA data
Report and other information from the 2013 Conference into OA Monographs in the Humanities and Social Sciences
Study investigating the effect of OA book publishing on sales, usage and discovery
This document is intended to inform research managers of current and anticipated work to improve data flows between UK universities and Research Councils.
UK Department of Business, Information and Skills Report into Open Access
Statement of Principles on progressing greater open access to published results of scholarly research
Derives from the OAPEN-UK project and considers issues raised in both HoC and HoL inquiries, explores concerns around OA for Humanities and Social Sciences.
Series of essays exploring various opinions in the Open Access debate, with a focus on Humanities and Social Sciences
with Wellcome Trust's Robert Kiley
Research Councils UK policy on Open Access
Heads of science and engineering research funding bodies statement towards open access
Wellcome Trust policy on open and unrestricted access to published research
with Rob Johnson, Research Consulting Ltd.
Inquiry to consider the plans for implementation of RCUK's open access policy, with a view to offering recommendations to inform RCUK's revision of its policy guidance
with Ellen Collins, Research Information Network
with Roy Kaufman, Copyright Clearance Center
By the Research Information Network
Report of the 2013 T&F author survey on OA
Research Information Network report on the drivers, costs and beneﬁts of potential ways to increase access to scholarly journals
Shared principles and recommendations from a cross-stakeholder group examining ways to expand public access to the published results of federally funded research
Report from a project to examine the costs and benefits of alternative scholarly publishing models
Results of a technical working group to establish a simple, practical way of describing the versions of scholarly journal articles that typically appear online before, during, and after formal journal publication
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