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Case Study Findings Show Transitioning Scientific Journals to Gold Open Access is Feasible and Sustainable 0

Case Study Findings Show Transitioning Scientific Journals to Gold Open Access is Feasible and Sustainable

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-11-20 URL: http://openscience.com/case-study-findings-show-transitioning-large-scale-scientific-journals-to-gold-open-access-is-feasible-and-sustainable/ The successful conversion of RSC Advances published by the Royal Society of Chemistry into Gold Open Access since October 2016 indicates the maturity of the Open Access model,...

Hybrid Open Access Mega-Journals Gain in Traction as Scholarly Societies and Journal Publishers Partner 0

Hybrid Open Access Mega-Journals Gain in Traction as Scholarly Societies and Journal Publishers Partner

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-11-16 URL: http://openscience.com/hybrid-open-access-mega-journals-gain-in-international-traction-as-scientific-societies-and-open-access-publishers-partner/ While developed world universities and libraries weigh the pros and cons of Open Access plus subscription models, developing countries embrace Open Access mega journal-style repositories with open post-publication...

Recent Findings Indicate Multiple Models for Flipping Scientific Journals into Various Open Access Forms Exist 0

Recent Findings Indicate Multiple Models for Flipping Scientific Journals into Various Open Access Forms Exist

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-11-08 URL: http://openscience.com/recent-findings-indicate-that-multiple-models-for-flipping-scientific-journals-into-various-forms-of-open-access-exist/ Though converting scholarly journals into Open Access continues to involve financial uncertainty, a Harvard-funded report shows that thousands of journals have flipped into Open Access in recent years through...

Wikipedia Referencing Significantly Augments the Diffusion of Open Access Articles as Recent Findings Show 0

Wikipedia Referencing Significantly Augments the Diffusion of Open Access Articles as Recent Findings Show

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-11-04 URL: http://openscience.com/wikipedia-referencing-significantly-augments-the-diffusion-of-open-access-articles-as-recent-findings-show/ As a Chinese university questions the validity of traditional impact factor metrics, Teplitsky, Lu and Duede’s 2017 study argues that Wikipedia is more likely to promote the visibility of...

Asian Countries Demonstrate a Strong Presence of Open Access Policies, Repositories and Journals 0

Asian Countries Demonstrate a Strong Presence of Open Access Policies, Repositories and Journals

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-09-17 URL: http://openscience.com/asian-countries-demonstrate-a-strong-presence-of-open-access-policies-repositories-and-journals/ As a latest survey shows, in Asia Open Access enjoys robust state and institutional support for repositories, consortia memberships and article processing charges funds. Excerpt In their recent survey of Open...

The Journal Publishing Market Between Supply- and Demand-Side Models: The Case of Open Access in Germany 0

The Journal Publishing Market Between Supply- and Demand-Side Models: The Case of Open Access in Germany

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-08-25 URL: http://openscience.com/the-journal-publishing-market-between-supply-and-demand-side-models-the-case-of-open-access-in-germany/ Without significant support for Open Access journals, large-scale transitions to Open Access may be slow to come, as the German case indicates. Excerpt In their recent...

Shifting Power Relations between Journal Publishers and University Libraries as Open Access Models Take Hold 0

Shifting Power Relations between Journal Publishers and University Libraries as Open Access Models Take Hold

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-08-15 URL: http://openscience.com/shifting-power-relations-between-journal-publishers-and-university-libraries-as-open-access-models-take-hold/ Scientific journals switching to Open Access that seek to diminish the impact of traditional publishers on access to knowledge incidentally make libraries and foundations more central...

Journals Transitioning to Open Access May Have Limited Sustainability Absent Revenue Streams 0

Journals Transitioning to Open Access May Have Limited Sustainability Absent Revenue Streams

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-08-06 URL: http://openscience.com/journals-transitioning-to-open-access-may-have-limited-sustainability-absent-revenue-streams/ Reliance on foundation or contingency funding does not substitute for viable revenue models that journals switching to Open Access may need to maintain quality. Excerpt As...

Open Access Leads to the Reorganization of Traditional Publishing Rather than its Decline 0

Open Access Leads to the Reorganization of Traditional Publishing Rather than its Decline

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-08-04 URL: http://openscience.com/open-access-leads-to-the-reorganization-of-traditional-publishing-rather-than-its-decline/ Excerpt […] as recent developments in the field of Open Access textbooks demonstrate, such as the Canadian BC Open Textbook Project, open access solutions have demonstrated the...

Do Repositories Supported by Non-Profit Initiatives Represent the Future of Scientific Publishing? 0

Do Repositories Supported by Non-Profit Initiatives Represent the Future of Scientific Publishing?

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-07-25 URL: http://openscience.com/do-repositories-supported-by-non-profit-initiatives-represent-the-future-of-scientific-publishing/ [T]he number of publications published in the pre-print format has been growing exponentially in recent years, as scientific disciplines, such as biology, and their subfields are increasingly...