Open Access advocates believe model licenses will limit exploitation and re-use of research.
Posted 13 August 2014
FOSTER is an EC-funded project aiming to help young researchers learn about Open Science, OA and more.
Posted 07 February 2014
Several organisations have come together to offer a national level pilot project.
Posted 06 February 2014
The discoverability of scholarly content is critically important in making high quality research findable and accessible.
Posted 03 February 2014
The 2014 Brill/IFLA award for OA in the social sciences and humanities.
Posted 30 January 2014
Pilot collection launched; target of 200 libraries to sign up.
Posted 08 December 2013
Starr Hoffman explores how academic librarians can enrich scholarly conversations.
Posted 27 November 2013
Tim Berners-Lee has unveiled the latest survey of the open data performance of 77 countries.
Posted 01 November 2013
Global survey of thousands of authors reveals regional and subject differences.
Posted 31 October 2013
Sixth annual event aims to help make OA 'a new norm' in scholarship and research.
Posted 01 October 2013
Policy will now include monographs and book chapters.
Posted 30 May 2013
New policy makes all publications open without a licence.
Posted 16 May 2013
Ian Clark explores how MOOCs could transform higher education and how the role of librarians might change.
Posted 10 May 2013
De Gruyter will offer 100 titles for Open Access through crowdfunder Unglue.it
Posted 03 April 2013
The Editor and his entire editorial board have resigned citing 'restrictive' authors' agreement.
Posted 30 March 2013
Competition to create relevant educational applications.
Posted 20 March 2013
Latest OA papers resulting from agreement between IFLA and Emerald are now available.
Posted 13 March 2013
Springer's historic book collection now includes 28,000 German-language titles.
Posted 13 March 2013
Open Data: Germany launches National Data Portal.
Posted 04 March 2013
Works will be included in Summon Discovery Service.
Posted 12 February 2013
Digitised items now openly accessible thanks to JISC funding.
Posted 01 February 2013
Academic publishers De Gruyter and the Max Planck Society to cooperate.
Posted 28 January 2013
Information and knowledge industries call for independent study into the potential impact of OA.
Posted 21 January 2013
Scholarly publisher Brill and IFLA have announced the IFLA/Brill Open Access award.
Posted 16 January 2013
Successful UK-based OA initiative will be rolled out globally.
Posted 12 December 2012