Gold Open Access –  a successful model? Natalia Timiraos Business Development Manager – BioMed Central, Springer Open Acce...
What does “open access” to scientific research mean? <ul><li>Universally available online without any barriers to access <...
Traditional Model? <ul><li>Severe disadvantages of restrictive access </li></ul><ul><li>Political Argument – pay taxes, ha...
BMC Copernicus PLoS Hindawi Springer Open Choice Growth in OA 2000 - 2010 Presented by Mark Patterson, PLoS, at the SOAP S...
Routes towards open access <ul><li>Gold OA   Publishing in an open access journal:   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fully OA journa...
Open access flavors at Springer Hybrid   Open   Access <ul><li>Open Access option in majority of Springer titles </li></ul...
Springer is a  green   publisher
Springer pioneered the hybrid journal; Springer Open Choice
Open access at Springer truly is open access
Open access at Springer truly is open access
 
<ul><li>Open access journals covering all disciplines </li></ul><ul><li>Creative Commons </li></ul><ul><li>53 journals alr...
 
Learn more! <ul><li>springeropen.com  http://twitter.com/springeropen  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>Follow us on
S pringer is involved in the discussions [email_address]   SpringerOpen Journal Manager  
“ Springer is now the world’s largest open access publisher”  Peter Suber in October 2008 Acquisition of BioMed Central in...
BioMed Central <ul><li>Pioneered open access publishing model </li></ul><ul><li>Launched first open access journal in 2000...
BioMed Central journals with impact factors Open access model proven to be fully compatible with high quality
BioMed Central journals with Impact factors Arthritis Research &Therapy 4.27 BMC Medicine 3.99 Breast Cancer Research 5.33...
Open access articles published in BioMed Central journals
Sweden open access activity
How Is Biomed Central Supporting Institutions? <ul><li>BioMed Central Open Access Publishing Program </li></ul><ul><li>Aut...
BioMed Central Membership <ul><li>Enables organizations to actively support Open Access </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure the most ...
Benefits of Membership <ul><li>Researchers’ fees paid for in full or discounted </li></ul><ul><li>Discounted APCs    Cost...
BioMed Central Members <ul><li>384 Members in 42 countries worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>8 Members in Sweden </li></ul><ul><...
Institutional Repository (DSpace/Eprints  etc. ) Automated Deposit to IR via SWORD Manuscript SWORD Import SWORD Export Pu...
http://www.openrepository.com/
Summary <ul><li>Maximizes research visibility </li></ul><ul><li>OA supported by authors, funders, institutions & governmen...
Thank you ! <ul><li>Natalia Timiraos </li></ul><ul><li>Business Development Manager – BioMed Central, Springer </li></ul><...
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Gold open access – a successful model?, Stockholm University October 2011

  1. 1. Gold Open Access – a successful model? Natalia Timiraos Business Development Manager – BioMed Central, Springer Open Access Week 2011- Swedish University of Agriculture
  2. 2. What does “open access” to scientific research mean? <ul><li>Universally available online without any barriers to access </li></ul><ul><li>Creative Commons </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Licensed to allow redistribution and reuse (as long as attribution is given) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Permanently archived in multiple locations to ensure long term access </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PubMed Central </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Traditional Model? <ul><li>Severe disadvantages of restrictive access </li></ul><ul><li>Political Argument – pay taxes, have access </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing cost of subscriptions </li></ul><ul><li>Transfer of copyright </li></ul>
  4. 4. BMC Copernicus PLoS Hindawi Springer Open Choice Growth in OA 2000 - 2010 Presented by Mark Patterson, PLoS, at the SOAP Symposium, Berlin, January 2011 0 2000 4000 6000 8000 10000 12000 14000 16000 18000 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  5. 5. Routes towards open access <ul><li>Gold OA Publishing in an open access journal: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fully OA journals e.g. BioMed Central, Public Library of Science etc </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Optional OA in traditional journals (now offered by most major publishers) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Green OA Depositing articles in an OA repository: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Subject repositories </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PubMed Central </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>UK PubMed Central </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ArXiV </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Open access flavors at Springer Hybrid Open Access <ul><li>Open Access option in majority of Springer titles </li></ul><ul><li>Open Choice for individual authors: Article fee € 2000/ USD $ 3000 </li></ul>Fully Open Access Authors’ Rights <ul><li>Self-archiving of author’s accepted version </li></ul><ul><li>Deposit into PubMed Central </li></ul>
  7. 7. Springer is a green publisher
  8. 8. Springer pioneered the hybrid journal; Springer Open Choice
  9. 9. Open access at Springer truly is open access
  10. 10. Open access at Springer truly is open access
  11. 12. <ul><li>Open access journals covering all disciplines </li></ul><ul><li>Creative Commons </li></ul><ul><li>53 journals already, 11 already have impact factors </li></ul><ul><li>Administered by BioMed Central </li></ul><ul><li>No subscriptions, article processing fees instead (800 – 1,250 EUR) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Paid by the author (via research grant, library, institutional OA fund, …) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paid by a member institution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Waivers (economic hardship) </li></ul></ul>What is
  12. 14. Learn more! <ul><li>springeropen.com http://twitter.com/springeropen </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>Follow us on
  13. 15. S pringer is involved in the discussions [email_address]   SpringerOpen Journal Manager  
  14. 16. “ Springer is now the world’s largest open access publisher” Peter Suber in October 2008 Acquisition of BioMed Central in 2008
  15. 17. BioMed Central <ul><li>Pioneered open access publishing model </li></ul><ul><li>Launched first open access journal in 2000 </li></ul><ul><li>Now publishes >200 OA titles </li></ul><ul><li>Creative Commons license </li></ul><ul><li>Costs covered by 'article processing charge' (APC) </li></ul>
  16. 18. BioMed Central journals with impact factors Open access model proven to be fully compatible with high quality
  17. 19. BioMed Central journals with Impact factors Arthritis Research &Therapy 4.27 BMC Medicine 3.99 Breast Cancer Research 5.33 Critical Care 4.93 Genome Biology 6.63 Journal of Neuroinflammation 4.68 Journal of Translational Medicine 3.41 Malaria Journal 3.00 Molecular Cancer 4.16 Molecular Neurodegeneration 5.09 Molecular Pain 4.19 Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 5.83 Respiratory Research 3.13 Retrovirology 4.11 Trials 2.02
  18. 20. Open access articles published in BioMed Central journals
  19. 21. Sweden open access activity
  20. 22. How Is Biomed Central Supporting Institutions? <ul><li>BioMed Central Open Access Publishing Program </li></ul><ul><li>Automatic Article Deposits – SWORD Feeds </li></ul><ul><li>Open Repository </li></ul>
  21. 23. BioMed Central Membership <ul><li>Enables organizations to actively support Open Access </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure the most widespread dissemination of research </li></ul><ul><li>Covers full APCs or provides them with a reduced fee </li></ul><ul><ul><li>BMC and SpringerOpen journals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>BioMed Central offers different types of Membership </li></ul>
  22. 24. Benefits of Membership <ul><li>Researchers’ fees paid for in full or discounted </li></ul><ul><li>Discounted APCs  Cost-effective </li></ul><ul><li>Showcase of institution’s research </li></ul><ul><li>Red tape of individual payments eliminated </li></ul>
  23. 25. BioMed Central Members <ul><li>384 Members in 42 countries worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>8 Members in Sweden </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SLU </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Karolinska Institute </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gothenburg University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stockholm University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Uppsala University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lund University – Full Prepay Members </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nordic School of Public Health – Full Prepay Members </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chalmers University- Full Prepay Members </li></ul></ul>
  24. 26. Institutional Repository (DSpace/Eprints etc. ) Automated Deposit to IR via SWORD Manuscript SWORD Import SWORD Export Published articles from institution’s authors Published article Accepted and Published article
  25. 27. http://www.openrepository.com/
  26. 28. Summary <ul><li>Maximizes research visibility </li></ul><ul><li>OA supported by authors, funders, institutions & governments - part of the mainstream </li></ul><ul><li>Quality journals </li></ul><ul><li>Successful business model </li></ul><ul><ul><li>liberal stance on author rights </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>open minded & collaborative approach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>strong & continued support for sustainable Open Access </li></ul></ul>
  27. 29. Thank you ! <ul><li>Natalia Timiraos </li></ul><ul><li>Business Development Manager – BioMed Central, Springer </li></ul><ul><li>www.biomedcentral.com </li></ul>

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