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 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

3rd March 2017

Our Open Access Work

Taking concrete steps to make Open Access the default Continuing the push to make Open the default demands a multi-dimensional approach that takes into consideration the various stakeholders, from policy-makers to … 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

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. The value of open data to research institutions … 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

Our work

SPARC Europe exists to promote Open Science and Scholarship in Europe. We address Open Access to Publications, Open Peer Review, Open Data, Open Education Resources, as well as Research Evaluation, and … Read More

9th February 2017

About us

SPARC Europe is one of Europe’s key and long-standing voices advocating for unfettered access to research and data — for the academic community; for the whole of society. More openness in … Read More