Open Access

The Edinburgh OKFN contingent met again recently to present, discuss and argue all aspects of Open Data and Knowledge.

Posted 13 September 2012

A new report on OA from SAGE features roundtable discussions by senior librarians and industry experts.

Posted 06 September 2012

Publisher states that books are 'the next logical focus' in the progress of OA.

Posted 30 August 2012

What are the key trends and issues affecting academic libraries?

Posted 15 August 2012

Government accepts controversial findings of the Finch report recommending the 'Gold' model of OA, although critics say the hybrid model will not improve access to research.

Posted 23 July 2012

Article evaluation service has published its first articles.

Posted 18 July 2012

OA moves will 'herald a new era of academic discovery'.

Posted 17 July 2012

Increased European representation reflected in new name - Europe PubMed Central (Europe PMC).

Posted 17 July 2012

In an international survey, librarians were questioned about their attitudes to OA and how their roles are changing.

Posted 05 July 2012

The publication of the White Paper coincides with the launch of a revamped website.

Posted 28 June 2012

Task Force to help scholarly community make the best OA choices.

Posted 28 June 2012

NPG's fastest growing journal increases author license options.

Posted 28 June 2012

The commercial and social value of open cultural data is recognised by the EU.

Posted 22 June 2012

Cultural heritage organisations are looking for ways to open up their collections and data.

Posted 21 June 2012

Finalists for best new journal and publishing innovation awards announced.

Posted 21 June 2012

New legislation on datasets means further opportunities for interesting and innovative mash-ups

Posted 20 June 2012

The momentum behind open access is driving new research publishing models.

Posted 14 June 2012

The UK's ODI is scheduled to open in September 2012.

Posted 23 May 2012

OA will ensure free movement of researchers and ideas in Europe.

Posted 18 May 2012

Two days of hacking and sharing for anyone interested in open bibliographic metadata.

Posted 16 May 2012

Wikidata will facilitate knowledge sharing between Wikipedias - and the world.

Posted 15 May 2012

Wikipedia founder to assist with government commitment to OA publishing by 2014 in the wake of 'academic spring' movement.

Posted 12 May 2012

Evidence emerging about the benefits of OA to research articles.

Posted 03 May 2012

Opening up bibliographic data to new audiences can increase visibility of collections and improve discoverability.

Posted 27 April 2012

The Wellcome Trust is to launch a free to view open access journal called eLife.

Posted 10 April 2012

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