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

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

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

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

9th February 2017

Open Access benefits

Key OA benefits Researchers and their institutions benefit from having the widest possible audience Researchers provide their articles to publishers for free, because their compensation comes in the form of recognition … Read More

6th January 2017 Open Data

Open Data

In the digital age, data is the raw material on which discoveries are built, and unfettered access to research data, whether in the Life Sciences or the Social Sciences. It is … Read More