Looking for research from Latin America, South Africa or the Caribbean? Why not try SciELO Citation Index, a new resource from Thomson Reuters and newly available to Stirling University staff and students. SciELO (Scientific Electronic Library Online) provides access to open access materials in a wide range of disciplines: applied social science, health, linguistics, letters and arts, earth […]
Science ministers from the G8 group of the world’s richest countries have jointly endorsed the need to increase access to publicly-funded research. See http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/news/g8-science-ministers-endorse-open-access/2004820.article for the full Times Higher Education article.
https://www.jisc-collections.ac.uk/JISC-Collections-events/oabooksconf/ This international conference is the first to focus specifically on the monograph and tackle the issues around open access. Day one will provide an overview on open access in relation to monographs looking at key issues of business models, maintaining quality, the future of peer-review, creative commons licensing and international policy development. Key […]