Open Access

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

Collaboration between publishers and libraries demonstrates a shared commitment to preserving digital assets while supporting OA.

Posted 15 November 2012

Two articles in Research Information provide updates on the progress of Open Access in Europe.

Posted 24 October 2012

New briefing assesses open access in biomedical research across Europe.

Posted 22 October 2012

Gold OA publisher Humanities Directory scheduled to launch later this year.

Posted 22 October 2012

Dan Scott, the founder of the gold open access website Social Sciences Directory, wants to provide an alternative to traditional scholarly publishing.

Posted 16 October 2012

Aim to make content available to widest audience possible, including academia, individuals and professionals.

Posted 09 October 2012

The entire field of particle physics will soon switch to OA.

Posted 26 September 2012

Knowledge Exchange report says improved business planning by all stakeholders is needed - and makes ambitious recommendations.

Posted 21 September 2012

STM publisher offers its entire collection to developing countries via international innovation programme.

Posted 14 September 2012

NWO to cover processing charges for Dutch researchers.

Posted 13 September 2012

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