Open Access to agricultural research: Developments and policies

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Presentation delivered by Alma Swan during Open Access Week @ AIMS 2012
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  • 1. AIMS Open Access Webinar, FAO, Rome, 24 October 2012 Open Access to agricultural research: Developments and policies Alma Swan SPARC Europe Key Perspectives Ltd Enabling Open Scholarship E O S
  • 2. Agricultural researchE O S
  • 3. State of playOpen Access journalsOpen Access repositoriesLevels of Open Access E O S
  • 4. Open Access journalsDOAJ (www.doaj.org): 8300 journalsSciELO (www.scielo.org): 980 journals E O S
  • 5. E O S
  • 6. E O S
  • 7. E O S
  • 8. Open Access repositoriesMid-October 2012: > 2200 repositoriesGrowth rate: approximately 1 each working dayInteroperableForm a worldwide database of freely accessibleresearchAgricultural research outputs included wherevervoluntary sharing is undertaken, or where policiesdictate E O S
  • 9. OA content levels % articles that are Open Access 0 10 20 30 40 Medicine 13.9 7.8Biochemistry, genetics, molecula 13.7 6.2 r biologyOther areas related to medicine 10.6 4.6 Mathematics 8.1 17.5 OA journals (gold OA) Earth sciences OA repositories (green OA) 7 25.9 Social sciences 5.6 17.9 Chemistry and Chemical 5.5 7.4 (N = c1850 articles) engineering Engineering 4.8 13.6 Physics and astronomy 3 20.5 Data: Bjork et al, 2010 E O S
  • 10. The effect of a mandatory policy E O S
  • 11. New mandatory policies (2012)Portugal: 3 institutional mandatesSpain: 1 institutional mandateArgentina: 1 multi-institutional mandateUS: 4 institutional 1 sub-institutionalUK: 1 revised funder mandateEU: 1 multi-national funder mandateMore to be announced this week (Open AccessWeek 2012) E O S
  • 12. Mandatory policies2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 E O S
  • 13. Institutional mandatesE O S
  • 14. Funder mandatesE O S
  • 15. Mandates covering agricultural researchICRISAT (Intl Crops Res Institute for the Semi-AridTropics) (international)Indian Inst Horticultural Research (thesis mandate)Jomo Kenyatta Univ Agriculture & TechnologyWageningen Univ (thesis mandate)INRAUniversities with faculties of agricultureVarious research funders E O S
  • 16. Thank you for listeningaswan@keyperspectives.co.uk www.openscholarship.org www.openoasis.org E O S
  • 17. Resources 1. General, comprehensive resource on Open Access:OASIS (Open Access Scholarly Information Sourcebook) www.openoasis.org 2. Resource for policymakers, institutional managers: EOS (Enabling Open Scholarship) www.openscholarship.org 3. Open Access Map www.openaccessmap.org E O S