Roads to open access


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A short introduction to the green, gold and diamond road to Open Access for a NWO-funded session on Open Access at the EmoGeo conference in Groningen, The Netherlands.

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Roads to open access

  1. 1. | bibliotheek 26-06-2013 1 Roads to Open Access, a short introduction Esther Hoorn Copyright librarian Re-using: Open Access to Scholarly communication: Fifty shades of Green and Gold by Jeroen Bosman
  2. 2. | bibliotheek 26-06-2013 Exploitation of scholarly information based on exclusivity vs collaboration on the public domain – the ecological center of the “information environment.” The law locks up the man or woman Who steals the goose from off the common But leaves the greater villain loose Who steals the common from off the goose. Anonymous 2
  3. 3. | bibliotheek 26-06-2013 Open access literature is digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions. Peter Suber 3
  4. 4. | bibliotheek 26-06-2013 Roads to Open Access › Green self-archiving › Gold Open Access journals › Diamond Open Access  Changes the review/communication proces 4
  5. 5. Green self-archiving Fourth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies 5
  6. 6. Gold Fourth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies 6
  7. 7. Roads and steps • European policy • Diamond Open Access: Example of the discussion on the role of scholars Fourth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies 7
  8. 8. | bibliotheek 26-06-2013 Horizon 2020: Green or Gold 8
  9. 9. | bibliotheek 26-06-2013 EU recommendations on access and preservation › …encourage researchers to retain their copyright while granting licences to publishers; › the academic career system supports and rewards researchers who participate in a culture of sharing the results of their research, in particular by ensuring open access to their publications and by developing, encouraging and using new, alternative models of career assessment, metrics and indicators; 9
  10. 10. Diamond Open Access Scientific Utopia 1: Opening up scientific communication Nosek/Bar-Anan (1) full embrace of digital communication, (2) open access to all published research, (3) disentangling publication from evaluation, (4) breaking the “one article, one journal” model with a grading system for evaluation and diversified dissemination outlets, (5) publishing peer review, and, (6) allowing open, continuous peer review. Fourth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies 10
  11. 11. Fourth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies 11
  12. 12. | bibliotheek 26-06-2013 Links and refs › Berkman Institute, Good practices for university Open-Access policies › Bosman, Jeroen, Open Access to scholarly communication: fifty shades of Green and Gold › DOAJ, Directory of Open Access Journals › EU FP7 Open Access clause › EU recommendation on access and preservation, July 2012 › Nosek, Brian A. and Bar-Anan, Yoav, Scientific Utopia: I. Opening Scientific Communication (May 5, 2012). Psychological Inquiry, 2012. Available at SSRN: › OASPA, Open Access Scholarly Publishing Code of Conduct › Sherpa-RoMEO, Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving 12
  13. 13. Thank you! CC-by | 13