23rd February 2017 Open Education

Open Education

Education is essential to advancing society. It’s how we pass down the wealth of human knowledge and equip the next generation of leaders, innovators and productive members of society. Our educational … Read More

21st February 2017

Membership fees

Our membership fee structure We have a 4-tier membership fee model that is differentiated in order to fairly include institutions from all European countries. National and Academic Libraries Tier 1 €1600 … Read More

21st February 2017

Membership fees: Consortia

Consortia discount model for institutions in tier 2, 3 & 4 countries Groups of libraries (consortia or equivalent) from countries belonging to tier 2, 3 & 4 in the current membership … Read More

17th February 2017

Authors taking OA action

Recommendations for researchers and authors Strive to retain your copyright for publication with no restrictions as recommended by Science Europe in its New Science Europe Principles on Open Access Publisher Services … Read More

17th February 2017

Publishers taking OA action

Recommendations for publishers Promote the benefits of Open Access to your authors and readers Experiment with new journal titles and new forms of Open Access publishing Register your journal in the … Read More

17th February 2017

Universities taking OA action

Recommendations for universities Have your library establish an Institutional Repository (IR) with necessary resources and support to pursue optimal communication and promotion Develop an Open Access or publishing policy From a … Read More

17th February 2017

Funders taking OA action

Recommendations for funders What policies already exist? An overview of current funder mandates can be found in the The Registry of Open Access Repository Mandates and Policies (ROARMAP) When implementing an … Read More

17th February 2017

Open Access challenges

Challenges to be dealt with The need for researchers to maximise the dissemination and impact of their research; The need for readers to have access to the full corpus of relevant research … Read More