SPARC Open Access Newsletter (March 2013) is now available, taking a look at “the new bill before Congress, the Fair Science to Science & Technology Research (FASTR) Act, and the new directive from the Obama administration, which both require the … Continue reading
The deadline has been extended for getting applications submitted for the Graduate Student Open Access Award. Graduates students now have until January 11, 2013 to submit their applications online. Did you apply last year? Resubmissions will be considered (if still … Continue reading
SPARC Open Access Newsletter (Dec 2012) is now available, taking a look at “the idea of an OA evidence rack, a new structure for organizing the evidence in support of the basic proposition in a field and for making that … Continue reading
Vanity publishers are taking advantage of the open access movement. These publishers scour professional email lists, soliciting article submissions for a cost. They could have false-front or non-existent peer review processes. If you receive an email asking you to publish, … Continue reading
The latest update to the Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography (October 31, 2012) is now available, listing links to resources (articles, books, etc) that are “useful in understanding scholarly electronic publishing efforts on the Internet”.
If you’d like to learn more about open access, there are lots of resources to help you, including: Videos on traditional versus open access, gold open access, & green open access(part of Writing for Scholarly Journals Library Series) Understanding author … Continue reading