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

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

Who we work with

Key organisations in our network SPARC Europe acts in a dynamic context that is characterised by several collaborative efforts which aim to promote and support Open Access, Open Science and Open … 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

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 Access

Research provides the foundation of modern society. Research leads to breakthroughs, and communicating the results of research is what allows us to turn breakthroughs into better lives—to provide new treatments for … Read More