28th February 2017

SPARC Europe key resources

A selection of our policy and advocacy resources to share and re-use Annual Report SPARC Europe 2023 Annual Report Facilitating knowledge exchange Council of National Open Science Coordinators (CoNOSC) Open Access Books Network … 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

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

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

9th February 2017

Our members

Our members provide us with focus and direction while ensuring that there is broad support for our strategy and initiatives. Austria University of Vienna (Universität Wien), Vienna University Library and Archive … 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

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

9th February 2017

Our work

SPARC Europe exists to promote Open Science, Open Scholarship and Open Education in Europe. We address Open Access to publications, FAIR Data, Open infrastructure, Open Education, as well as research evaluation. … 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 education — for the academic and education community; for the whole of society. More … Read More