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

Publishers taking OA action

Recommendations for publishers Promote the benefits of Open Access to your authors and readers Experiment with new journal titles and new forms of Open Access publishing Register your journal in the … 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

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

SPARC Europe Open / FAIR Data Resources

Open / FAIR Data policy and advocacy resources for you to re-use An Analysis of Open Science Policies in Europe, v7, 2021 This report looks at national Open Science policies in … Read More

9th February 2017

SPARC Europe Open Access Resources

A selection of our OA policy and advocacy resources to share and re-use Documents SPARC Europe papers Tools & services We facilitate the Council of National Open Science Coordinators (CoNOSC) We support the Open … 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