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Global Open Access Portal – UNESCO

The Global Open Access Portal is designed to provide the necessary information for policy-makers to learn about the global OA environment and to view their country’s status, and understand where and why Open Access has been most successful. At a … Continue reading

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Directory of Open Access Journals

The aim of the DOAJ is to increase the visibility and ease of use of open access scientific and scholarly journals, thereby promoting their increased usage and impact. The DOAJ aims to be comprehensive and cover all open access scientific … Continue reading

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Open Access – Episciences Project offers new publishing formula

If universities are so concerned about the subscription prices and article fees charged by publishers, why don’t they disseminate their research for free via their own repositories? One answer to this question is that researchers want to target their papers … Continue reading

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Danish Open Science

With Open Science, the Ministry aims for a more effective sharing of research-based knowledge in society, by providing users with an unhindered and cost-free access to publicly financed research results in the form of scientific articles and research data. The … Continue reading

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European Commission: Towards better access to scientific information

The European Commission emphasises open access as a key tool to bring together people and ideas in a way that catalyses science and innovation. To ensure economic growth and to address the societal challenges of the 21st century, it is … Continue reading

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National Open Access and Preservation policies in Europe

Open access – the practice of granting free-of-charge access over the internet to research results – is central to knowledge circulation. Studies show that open access leads to better visibility and better impact of research results and that it has … Continue reading

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Panton Principles – Open Data in Science

Science is based on building on, reusing and openly criticising the published body of scientific knowledge. For science to effectively function, and for society to reap the full benefits from scientific endeavours, it is crucial that science data be made … Continue reading

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Open science part of our non-linear world

Open Science can only have a positive impact on the exchange of ideas within the scientific community. So what can we learn? Practices in the open source software community offer a model for encouraging large-scale scientific problem solving. Open up … Continue reading

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Reusing, Revising, Remixing and Redistributing Research

The initial purpose of Open Access is to enable researchers to make use of information already known to science as part of the published literature. One way to do that systematically is to publish scientific works under open licenses, in … Continue reading

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More Than Just Access: Delivering on a Network-Enabled Literature

We need to move from controlling access and permissions to assuring people that they have access and permission with systems that don’t require our intervention. The focus should be on enabling and encouraging unexpected uses and re-uses of our research. … Continue reading

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