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

28th February 2017

SPARC Europe 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

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

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

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