17th February 2017

Who we work with

Our partnerships To more fully deliver on our mission and deepen the open science and open access network, as well as to avoid any overlap in activities, SPARC Europe has established a … 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

17th February 2017

What is Open Access?

Open Access is the free, immediate, online availability of research articles combined with the rights to use these articles fully in the digital environment. Open Access is the needed modern update … Read More

9th February 2017

People

The SPARC Europe Team Daily management and implementation of the strategy are the responsibility of the European team: Vanessa Proudman, Director Vanessa has 20 years’ international experience working with many leading university libraries worldwide. She also … 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

9th February 2017

What you can do for Open Access

Open Access brings opportunities to various stakeholders Libraries Libraries form the ultimate locus for pushing out the case for Open Access and address to universities, funders, research institutes and publishers. Librarians often … Read More

9th February 2017

Open Data benefits

Key OD benefits Accelerates the pace of discovery When datasets are openly available, they can be easily accessed and used to create a fuller picture of a given area of inquiry, … Read More