Open Access Week

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Bringing in Equity and Inclusion into Academia through Open Access

Open access is no longer an unknown word in the academic publishing industry. Open Science is the rational choice to promote openness, integrity, collaboration, and reproducibility in scholarly research. Open Access (OA) supports transparency and free availability of research articles. OA is also our means to establish equity and promote inclusion. This thought leads us to the celebration of the Open Access Week this year (October 19-25), along the theme “Open…


Added by Enago Academy on October 20, 2020 at 8:31am — No Comments

Open Access Book Publishing Now Available for Humanities and Social Sciences Researchers

The open access–journal publishing trend has hit the world of academic book publishing. The traditional business model for monograph publishing is lagging behind the others in the industry, and academic publishers are becoming more and more selective about the books they agree to publish. This, in turn, has a huge effect on first-time authors and…


Added by Enago Academy on October 20, 2017 at 12:30am — No Comments

The Initiative for Open Citations (I4OC) Continues to Receive Increased Support From Publishers

Open citation refers to the practice of making papers in a reference list accessible. Open citations use a common, machine-readable format. The listed papers can be accessed independently of the main article and are freely available. This is an important way to share knowledge. The Initiative for Open Citations (I4OC) represents a new approach to scholarly publishing. It has…


Added by Enago Academy on October 18, 2017 at 12:15am — No Comments

Center for Open Science: Will it Disrupt Subscription-Based Publishing?

Academic publishing is still largely the domain of traditional academic journals. Academics understand the impact of their work when published in an established and prestigious peer-reviewed journal. It means esteem for the work, for them, and for the universities they represent. It can also mean progress along the pathway to tenure or grant funding or a desired position within the university. Academic journals still command a great deal of influence. However, open access publishing (OA) is…


Added by Enago Academy on October 16, 2017 at 6:19am — No Comments

How Next-generation Metrics Can Boost Open Science

Open science is an effort that aims to make scientific research, data, and its distribution accessible to all. This involves practices like publishing open research and campaigning for open access. It encourages scientists to have an open notebook policy and make it less cumbersome to publish and convey scientific knowledge. Open science embodies an innovative way to conduct research, collaborate with other scientists and share information with a wider audience. Both digital technology and…


Added by Enago Academy on October 12, 2017 at 9:08am — No Comments

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