• EU Puts Forward Ambitious Open Access Target

    EU Puts Forward Ambitious Open Access Target0

    All publicly-funded research to be fully accessible by 2020. The European Competitiveness Council has announced that all publicly-funded scientific papers should be available on fully open access platforms by 2020. The council, which is chaired by the Netherlands State secretary for Education, Culture and Science and brings together ministers of science, innovation, trade and industry

  • Raising The Standards Of Open Access Journals

    Raising The Standards Of Open Access Journals0

    The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), a leading open access journals’ index, has decided to tighten the standards for journals’ acceptance, in order to rule out dubious and inactive publishers. Functioning on a voluntary basis, DOAJ is a community-curated list of peer-reviewed open access journals. In the past few years, the number of journals indexed at

  • The Perks Of Data Sharing

    The Perks Of Data Sharing0

    Data sharing is no longer a question of ‘why’, but rather of ‘when’ and ‘how’.