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SCONUL e-monthly April 2014 had [links added by me] One-day workshop on open access, London, 20 May BMJ, IOP Publishing, Royal Society Publishing and the Royal Society of Chemistry are working in collaboration with the Research Information Network (RIN) to run a one-day workshop on open access (OA), in order to understand how institutions have […]
An author friend flagged up some problems with Green Open Access (OA): A common and baseline important thing: referencing, and the æsthetics and readability of the text. Can the version we archive be referenced in detail in the same way as the published copy of record? Is our archived version beautiful and easy to read? I’m […]
I’ve recently heard of three general areas of concern about Open Access (OA) from more senior colleagues: There are lots of poor quality open access journals out there and some of them are no more than money scams I can’t see the value of open access because my papers are instantly available to other researchers in […]