Monthly Archive: February 2018

20140417, April 17, 2014 | © Courtesy of foam/Flickr. 0

Preprints and Retrieval Tools Help Implode the Distinction between Open Access and Subscription-Based Journals

As the growing availability of the self-archived and preprint versions of articles published in paywall-protected journals widens the gray zone between subscription-based and Open Access publishing models, the scientific journal publishing market undergoes a...

Inauguration of Global South-South Development Expo at the OAS, Washington, DC, USA, November 17, 2014 | © Courtesy of Juan Manuel Herrera/OAS/Flickr. 0

Open Access Can Help Redress Geography-Related Access Disparities in the Global Scientific Publishing Market

Behind the lawsuit-backed fines and media bruhaha around Sci-Hub, a controversial scientific article-sharing website operated by Kazakhstan-based Alexandra Elbakyan, stands the oligopolistic dynamics of the privatization of the scientific commons that have created few...

Fighting malaria, April 15, 2011 | © Courtesy of Jeremy Miller, AusAID, and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia. 0

Open Access in Medical Sciences Goes Increasingly Mainstream with Growing Public Awareness and Industry Acceptance

As access to latest medical research results, such as in the fields of oncology, vaccine development and disease prevention, can have critical importance for individual patients, healthcare professionals and public bodies, Open Access is...

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Open Access Blog

This blog covers latest academic studies, research reports, blog articles and media commentary in the domain of Open Access in sciences, education and technology.