COAlition S Welcomes Its First African Member and Receives Strong Support from the African Academy of Sciences
With the membership of NSTC, the main public research funding body in the Republic of Zambia, cOAlition S now has members in Europe, North America, and Africa, and has received further support in the Middle East and Asia, with particular support by China.
PLOS Provides Feedback on the Implementation of Plan S | The Official PLOS Blog
PLOS welcomes Plan S as a 'decisive step towards the realisation of full open access'1, in particular the push it provides towards realization of a research process based on the principles of open science.
As a community of 140 organisations who are committed to the advancement of open access publishing and who represent the majority of the of the OA journal output in the DOAJ*, OASPA is of course very supportive of the intentions of Plan S, as we commented previously at the beginning of October.
FOSTER/OpenAIRE Moderated Course on Open Access to Publications in Horizon 2020
Are you participating in a H2020 funded project? Would you like to know more on how to comply with the H2020 Open Access mandate? Join in this moderated FOSTER/OpenAIRE Course on Open Access to Publications in Horizon 2020.
OPERAS Declaration on the Plan S Implementation Guidance
OPERAS, the European research infrastructure dedicated to open scholarly communication in the Social Sciences and Humanities, provides its recommendations to the guidance document on the implementation of Plan S.
Austria: Five Leading Universities and Most Important Funder Unite to Support the Open Library of Humanities
Five Austrian institutions, including the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) and the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna as Higher Supporters, have come together to begin work on a national consortium to support the Open Library of Humanities.
Feedback to Coalition S on Plan S Implementation Guidelines
An argument that Coalition members should favour, both in words and via their spending decisions, community-controlled, no-author-fee journals over commercially owned journals charging APCs, in order to give due consideration to the non-commercial elements of the scholarly publishing ecosystem.
This paper addresses the integration of a Named Entity Recognition and Disambiguation (NERD) service within a group of open access (OA) publishing digital platforms and considers its potential impact on both research and scholarly publishing.
AmeliCA Vs Plan S: Same Target, Two Different Strategies to Achieve Open Access
AmeliCA is a multi-institutional community-driven initiative supported by UNESCO that arises in response to the international, regional, national and institutional contexts of Open Access, which seeks a collaborative, sustainable, protected and non-commercial solution for Open Knowledge in Latin America and the Global South.
Plan S Falls Short for Society Publishers - and for the Researchers They Serve
The proposal known as Plan S has the admirable aim of achieving full OA across a wide swath of journal publications. But the path currently suggested has serious drawbacks that could jeopardize nonprofit science societies.
The Ascent of Open Access analyses the Open Access landscape since the turn of the millennium. A key finding of the report is that the volume of Open Access articles has clearly been rising in recent years