The Council held a policy debate on open access to scientific information of public-funded research projects on the basis of the Commission communication “Towards better access to scientific information: Boosting the benefits of public investments in research” (12847/12) a
“Fools’ Gold?”, Times Higher Education, 14th February 2013, Paul Jump reports: Open-access publishing, once a niche preoccupation, is now a hot-button issue. But concern is growing that unintended consequences of new publication mandates will cost individual scholar
"In the year since our last birthday, our membership has grown to over 1,200 strong. Last fall, in partnership with Creative Commons, we released a beta version of rightsback.org, a tool that helps authors navigate the complexities of the termination of transfer provision of copyright law. We traveled around the U.S. and abroad to host workshops […]
"Springer Nature, Wiley and Figshare, in association with Digital Science would like to invite you to participate in our survey on sharing data and open data. The aim of the survey is to find out more about your experiences and attitudes towards sharing data, how you handle research data, the challenges that you and […]
"So Sci-Hub’s strategy seems to bank on at least these three points: Researchers are gullible Librarians will not readily engage with publishers’ concerns Publishers will continue to wear white hats I don’t see any of these points changing in the near future. For publishers this means that they are going to have to solve this […]
"With English as the starting point, we added Spanish, and soon thereafter Chinese, with the generous contributions of translations provided by native speakers in the Samvera community. Then we got a tip about i18n-tasks. This Ruby gem identifies any missing terms from languages specified in an application’s locale configuration file and then fills in the gaps […]
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