20th December 2017

New SPARC Europe Board Members from 2018

New SPARC Europe Board Members for 2018 speak about their priorities Ms Marlène Delhaye, Head of the Open Access Unit and Head of the E-Resources Service, Aix Marseille University Academic Libraries, France … 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

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