Copyright & A2K Issues - 7 November 2018

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Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Wellcome Trust to introduce stricter open access rules

https://www.chemistryworld.com/news/wellcome-trust-to-introduce-stricter-open-access-rules/3009721.article

'Plan S' Aims to Transform Scholarly Communication—Will Publishers Be Ready?

https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/international/international-book-news/article/78432-plan-s-could-transform-scholarly-communication-are-publishers-ready.html

Reaction of Researchers to Plan S

https://zenodo.org/record/1477914#.W-Ks5JMzbDc

Open Access, Academic Freedom, and the Spectrum of Coercive Power

https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2018/11/05/open-access-academic-freedom-and-the-spectrum-of-coercive-power/

Scholarly publishing: EUA asks European Commission to investigate lack of competition

https://eua.eu/news/188:scholarly-publishing-eua-asks-european-commission-to-investigate-lack-of-competition.html

OpenAIRE becomes a fully fledged organisation

https://www.openaire.eu/openaire-organisation-in-the-making

PhD theses – drawing attention to the often overlooked articles in open access repositories

http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2018/10/27/phd-theses-drawing-attention-to-the-often-overlooked-articles-in-open-access-repositories/

Sci-Hub; the Librarian’s response

https://copyrightliteracy.org/2018/10/26/sci-hub-the-librarians-response/

Paywall: The Business of Scholarship (video)

https://paywallthemovie.com/

The Art Institute of Chicago Is the Latest Museum to Offer Open Access to Thousands of Images in Its Archive

https://news.artnet.com/art-world/art-institute-chicago-offers-open-access-44000-images-1377739

Do authors comply when funders enforce open access to research?

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-07101-w

Author Perspectives on Academic Publishing: Global Survey 2018

https://www.editage.com/files/Editage-Global-Author-Survey.pdf

An A-Z list of scholarly publishing and open science platforms (Updated 27 July 2018)

https://digital.bmj.com/an-almost-a-z-list-of-publishing-platform-providers/

Conflicted Views of Technology: A Survey of Faculty Attitudes

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/survey/survey-faculty-views-technology-explores-online-teaching-oer-assessment

For genuinely open social science texts, the disguised elitism of citing paywall sources is no longer good enough

http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2018/11/01/for-genuinely-open-social-science-texts-the-disguised-elitism-of-citing-paywall-sources-is-no-longer-good-enough/

Three hundred and sixty years of United States caselaw

https://case.law/

Innovative dissemination methods: Good practices and lessons learned

http://openup-h2020.eu/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/OpenUP_D4.3_Innovative_dissemination_methods_Good_practices_and_lessons_learned.pdf

A New Digital Tool for Looking at Bruegel

http://blogs.getty.edu/iris/a-new-digital-tool-for-looking-at-bruegel/

Is Open Content Enough? Where OER Advocates Say the Movement Must Go Next

https://www.edsurge.com/news/2018-10-30-is-open-content-enough-where-oer-advocates-say-the-movement-must-go-next

Africa's contribution to the global open access literature

http://www.suaire.sua.ac.tz:8080/xmlui/handle/123456789/2656

Affordable Open Access: There's a way, now we need a will

https://blog.scholasticahq.com/post/affordable-open-access-now-we-need-a-will/

TRANSPOSE (TRANsparency in Scholarly Publishing for Open Scholarship Evolution)

https://transpose-publishing.github.io/

 

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