Open access
9-minute video explaining what open access is about On the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the Budapest Open Access Initiative in 2012, Peter Suber is interviewed about his views on past, pres...
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Open access journal
Open access (OA) journals are scholarly journals that are available online to the reader "without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the intern...
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Self-archiving
Self-archiving is the act of (the author's) depositing a free copy of an electronic document on the Internet, or more specifically on the World Wide Web, in order to provide open access to it. The ter...
Open Notebook Science Challenge
The Open Notebook Science Challenge is a crowdsourcing research project which collects measurements of the non-aqueous solubility of organic compounds and publishes these as open data; findings are re...
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Open Knowledge Society
Open Knowledge Society (OKS) is a non profit community working for the dissemination of all forms of Open Access to Knowledge.
The Society mainly strive to achieve the objectives namely:
Dalton Transactions
Dalton Transactions is a peer-reviewed scientific journal publishing original (primary) research and review articles on all aspects of the chemistry of inorganic, bioinorganic, and organometallic comp...
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ScientificCommons
ScientificCommons is a project of the University of St. Gallen Institute for Media and Communications Management. The major aim of the project is to develop the world’s largest archive of scientific k...
DBpedia
DBpedia (from "DB" for "database") is a project aiming to extract structured content from the information created as part of the Wikipedia project. This structured information is then made available o...
Flat World Knowledge
Flat World Knowledge is a publisher of college-level textbooks and educational supplements founded in 2007 by Eric Frank and Jeff Shelstad. Its company headquarters are in Washington, DC. The company ...
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ZooBank
ZooBank is an open access website intended to be the official International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature (ICZN) registry of zoological nomenclature. It was officially proposed in 2005 by the...
Open Access Week
A PhD Comics special for Open Access Week 2012. Open Access Week is an annual scholarly communication event focusing on open access and related topics. It takes place globally during the last full w...
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Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association
The Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA) is an industry association which aims to promote open access publishing (also known as Gold Open Access) and to establish best practices in the...
NIH Public Access Policy
The NIH Public Access Policy is an open access mandate requiring that research papers describing research funded by the National Institutes of Health must be available to the public for free through P...
OA e-Resources
The Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA) was established in 1954 as an Autonomous Society. It was set up as a direct result of the support and vision of its first President, India’s Prime ...
D-Scribe Digital Publishing
D-Scribe Digital Publishing is an open access electronic publishing program of the University Library System (ULS) of the University of Pittsburgh. It comprises over 100 thematic collections that toge...
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Research Works Act
The Research Works Act, 102 H.R. 3699, was a bill that was introduced in the United States House of Representatives at the 112th United States Congress on December 16, 2011, by Representative Darrell ...
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Embargo (academic publishing)
In academic publishing, an embargo is a period during which access to academic journals is not allowed to users who have not paid for access (or have access through their institution). The purpose of ...
Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act
The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR) is a bill that would mandate earlier public release of taxpayer-funded research. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas...
The Cost of Knowledge
The Cost of Knowledge is a protest by academics against the business practices of academic journal publisher Elsevier. Among the reasons for the protests are a call for lower prices for journals and t...
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Cameron Neylon
David Cameron Neylon is an advocate for open access and the Advocacy Director at the Public Library of Science.
Neylon was educated at the University of Western Australia and the Australian Nation...
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Public Knowledge Project
The Public Knowledge Project is a non-profit research initiative that is focused on the importance of making the results of publicly funded research freely available through open access policies, and ...
MDPI
MDPI is an acronym shared by two related organizations nominally headquartered in Basel (Switzerland) and with larger offices in Beijing and Wuhan (China): Molecular Diversity Preservation Internation...
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Cape Town Open Education Declaration
The Cape Town Open Education Declaration is a major international statement on open access, open education and open educational resources. It emerged from a conference on open education hosted in Cape...
Virginia Open Education Foundation
Virginia Open Education Foundation (VOEF) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation dedicated to bringing curriculum and educational content resources to the K-12 students of the Commonwealth of Virgi...
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Open archive
An open archive is an institutional repository or some other web-accessible digital archive that is compliant with the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH).