Free to read and free to publish Editor’s note: We have also recently published an interview with Louis Lapidaire, founder of United Academics, on this same subject. Have a look! The primary move towards Open Access is caused by a belief that the results of scientific research are a public good. Therefore, they should beREAD MORE
Predatory Open Access publishers on the rise The increase in so-called “predatory” Open Access publishers is posing a threat to the integrity of Open Access publishing. Predatory Open Access publishers charge authors high publishing fees without providing proper editorial and peer review services. They are abusing the opportunity created by the Gold Open Access publishingREAD MORE
Free access to agricultural satellite data The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) announced that it will launch an Open Access portal for agricultural data in October. The agricultural data portal, once launched, will contain both raw and analyzed satellite data. It will be easily and freely accessible for everyone. The data and informationREAD MORE
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