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Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
•Librarians: serials crisis
•Researchers: more visibility
•Economists: helps small businesses
•Activists: it’s a moral iss...
• Max Planck estimate ~8.4bn euros a year paid for by institutes
• Research Information Network (2008)
“We estimate that t...
We spend 1/3 of the total global research
budget on publishing & communicating
results that 99% of people cannot access.
J...
Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
Source: http://roarmap.eprints.org/
Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
•VSNU caved to Elsevier and Wiley
•UK Government spending millions
•SciELO dominating Latin America
•Battlefield in USA (C...
Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
• “Gold” – instantaneous
access at point of
publishing
• “Green” – Author
archives a copy
the...
Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
• 46/70 papers found a citation advantage for OA papers
• Get yourself noticed!
Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
http://sparce...
http://whyopenresearch.org/
http://whyopenresearch.org/
Rapid communication,
greater exposure
Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
Open Data:
get citations
http://whyopenresearch.org/
Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
False dichotomies?
•“I can pick open, or pick
my career..”
•Have cake, eat it!
• Know your rights!
• “I can’t afford open
...
Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo/index.php
• Check your pre-print
privilege
• ArXiv, BioRxiv, Ze...
•Work with your colleagues – engage, don’t force
•Start or join a local discussion group
•Become informed and join debates...
Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
Open access is
so much more
than just
making
research
papers free
Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
Michael Eisen, CC-BY
•Everyone benefits from open access
•Open access wins all the arguments, all the time
•Equip yourself with the knowledge y...
Wearing 'open' on your sleeve
Wearing 'open' on your sleeve
Wearing 'open' on your sleeve
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A talk given for the Max Planck Institute in Magdeburg on open access from the perspective of a junior researcher

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Wearing 'open' on your sleeve

  1. 1. Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
  2. 2. •Librarians: serials crisis •Researchers: more visibility •Economists: helps small businesses •Activists: it’s a moral issue •Publishers: money money money •Funders: money money money •Policymakers: have to resolve all of this Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
  3. 3. • Max Planck estimate ~8.4bn euros a year paid for by institutes • Research Information Network (2008) “We estimate that the global cost each year of undertaking and communicating the results of research reported in journal articles is £175bn, made up of £116bn for the costs of the research itself; £25bn for publication, distribution and access to the articles; and £34bn for reading them.” MPDI: http://pubman.mpdl.mpg.de/pubman/faces/viewItemOverviewPage.jsp?itemId=escidoc:2148961 RIN: http://www.rin.ac.uk/system/files/attachments/Activites-costs-flows-report.pdf Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
  4. 4. We spend 1/3 of the total global research budget on publishing & communicating results that 99% of people cannot access. Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog http://whyopenresearch.org/ Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
  5. 5. Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog Source: http://roarmap.eprints.org/ Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
  6. 6. Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
  7. 7. •VSNU caved to Elsevier and Wiley •UK Government spending millions •SciELO dominating Latin America •Battlefield in USA (CHORUS vs FASTR) •Check policies: http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/juliet/index.php Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog http://www.vsnu.nl/en_GB/news-items.html/nieuwsbericht/241 http://www.vsnu.nl/en_GB/news-items.html/nieuwsbericht/243 http://www.rcuk.ac.uk/research/openaccess/ http://www.scielo.br/ http://sparcopen.org/our-work/fastr/ Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
  8. 8. Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog • “Gold” – instantaneous access at point of publishing • “Green” – Author archives a copy themselves http://www.righttoresearch.org/resources/Open ResearchGlossary/index.shtml Source: mysterious and unknown.. Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
  9. 9. Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
  10. 10. • 46/70 papers found a citation advantage for OA papers • Get yourself noticed! Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog http://sparceurope.org/oaca/ http://whyopenresearch.org/ Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
  11. 11. http://whyopenresearch.org/ http://whyopenresearch.org/ Rapid communication, greater exposure Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
  12. 12. Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog Open Data: get citations http://whyopenresearch.org/ Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
  13. 13. False dichotomies? •“I can pick open, or pick my career..” •Have cake, eat it! • Know your rights! • “I can’t afford open access..” Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog http://www.sparc.arl.org/sites/default/files/SPARC_AuthorRights2006_0.pdf Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
  14. 14. Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
  15. 15. Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo/index.php • Check your pre-print privilege • ArXiv, BioRxiv, Zenodo, SSRN, PeerJ Preprints, Figshare – all free! • It’s your work – publish where you want Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
  16. 16. •Work with your colleagues – engage, don’t force •Start or join a local discussion group •Become informed and join debates •Practice what you preach •Join the OpenCon community Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog http://www.opencon2015.org/ Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
  17. 17. Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog Open access is so much more than just making research papers free Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog
  18. 18. Michael Eisen, CC-BY
  19. 19. •Everyone benefits from open access •Open access wins all the arguments, all the time •Equip yourself with the knowledge you need to make informed decisions about open •And then wear it on your sleeve! Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog Jon Tennant - @protohedgehog

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