Copyright & A2K Issues - 30 August 2017

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Six New Preprint Services Join a Growing Community Across Disciplines to Accelerate Scholarly Communication

https://cos.io/about/news/six-new-preprint-services-join-growing-community-across-disciplines-accelerate-scholarly-communication/

Revisiting: The Arms Race in Journals Publishing Heats Up

https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2017/08/23/revisiting-arms-race-journals-publishing-heats/?informz=1

There are new frontiers for academic publishing but scholarly associations and faculty must seize the opportunities

http://bit.ly/2x3GYB9

The vicious cycle of scholarly publishing

https://medium.com/flockademic/the-vicious-cycle-of-scholarly-publishing-eef794937c9c

Literature review on the use of licenses in library context, and the limitations this creates to access to knowledge

https://www.ifla.org/files/assets/clm/statements/limits_of_licensing_executive_summary.pdf

The Open Access Interviews: Rusty Speidel, The Center for Open Science

http://poynder.blogspot.co.za/2017/08/the-open-access-interviews-rusty.html

Evolution of Wikipedia’s medical content: past, present and future

http://jech.bmj.com/content/early/2017/08/24/jech-2016-208601

Exploring Open Access

http://emerac.co/2017/08/26/exploring-open-access/

Open Access in higher education in South Africa

http://www.itwebafrica.com/companynews/782-opencollab/239793-open-access-in-higher-education-in-south-africa

Prevalence and citation advantage of gold open access in the subject areas of the Scopus database

https://www.scienceopen.com/document?vid=d285f5d0-c578-4345-9d85-ea85420b7075

Open Access Publishing in Serbia

http://www.eifl.net/eifl-in-action/open-access-publishing-serbia

 

Conference Alerts:

OEB 2017 - 23rd global, cross-sector conference on technology supported learning and training

6-8 December 2017 - Berlin, Germany

https://oeb.global/conference

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