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

26th February 2017

How Open Are You?

This page requires a modern browser (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera, or Internet Explorer 9+). How Open is Your Research? A Checklist for Institutions This checklist is designed to enable research institutions … 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

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