6th March 2017

Our programme areas

Four programmes frame SPARC Europe’s work  Influence Europe’s Open Science and Scholarship decision-makers and scholars Targeting additional stakeholders such as funders, research assessment bodies as well as deans and research management; building … Read More

3rd March 2017

Our OER work

Taking action in the area of OER Open Education is a new area of focus for SPARC Europe. Our sister organisation in the United States, SPARC US, has, however, made significant … Read More

3rd March 2017

Our Open Data Work

Taking action to make Data Open Our efforts around Open Data centre on arming policy-makers with the information they need, providing much-needed guidance on multiple fronts – and addressing the cultural … Read More

28th February 2017

SPARC Europe key resources

A selection of our policy and advocacy resources to share and re-use Tools & services Europe’s Open Access Champions How Open is your Research? OA Citation Advantage Service Documents SPARC Europe Annual … Read More

17th February 2017

OA documents

SPARC Europe papers SPARC Europe publishes briefing papers, position papers, opinion pieces and talking points to support the Open Access and Open Science communities on specific topics. We have published the following papers … 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

9th February 2017

SPARC Europe Open Data Resources

Open Data policy and advocacy resources for you to re-use We moved towards providing Open Data resources in 2017, working closely together with DCC. An Analysis of Open Data and Open Science … Read More

9th February 2017

SPARC Europe Open Access Resources

A selection of our OA policy and advocacy resources to share and re-use Tools & services Europe’s Open Access Champions How Open is your Research? OA Citation Advantage Service Documents SPARC Europe papers