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  1. 1. Publication Strategy & Open Access Workshop for phd students in social and behavioural sciences Esther Hoorn Copyright Librarian, University Library Groningen
  2. 2. The Budapest definition of Open Access: <ul><li>free availability on the public internet, </li></ul><ul><li>permitting any users </li></ul><ul><li>to … use them for any other lawful purpose…” </li></ul><ul><li>example </li></ul><ul><li>and tools… </li></ul>
  3. 4. Open Access tools and collaborative websites <ul><li>example: </li></ul><ul><li>JANE </li></ul><ul><li>Journal/Author Estimator </li></ul>
  4. 10. For phd’s: policy & prestige <ul><li>Ariane Betti: </li></ul><ul><li> “Let's keep our copyright. </li></ul><ul><li>Let's put our publications online available in repositories. </li></ul><ul><li>Let's choose the journals that have the best Open Access policies. </li></ul><ul><li>And let's create new Open Access journals. </li></ul><ul><li>At some point in the future there will be no distinction what so ever between prestige and Open Access. Because the future is Open Access.” </li></ul>
  5. 11. Phd’s
  6. 12. Dissertations online <ul><li>Submit an electronic version </li></ul><ul><li>in accordance with the PhD regulations </li></ul><ul><li>2 bound copies and one electronic version </li></ul><ul><li>or </li></ul><ul><li>25 bound copies to the University Library. </li></ul>
  7. 15. Policy vs prestige Your choices
  8. 16. policy Institutional, national, European
  9. 17. institutional
  10. 18. RUG strategy <ul><li>The reputation of the journals in which our researchers publish is more important than the sheer number of publications. </li></ul><ul><li>In this regard, each academic field has its own standards . </li></ul><ul><li>The accessibility of publications is also an important factor. </li></ul><ul><li>Thus, the University is a strong supporter of the open access publishing model – a formula that is continually improving. </li></ul>
  11. 19. Author rights, your rights
  12. 20. NWO
  13. 21. Policy NWO MaGW 2011-14 p. 7: <ul><li>Open access to research output is an important issue. </li></ul><ul><li>Participation in OAPEN: </li></ul><ul><li>European project for OA-monographies . </li></ul><ul><li>Find out how the call by the board of NWO to facilitate that research financed by MaGW funding is published in Open Access. </li></ul>
  14. 24. Key issues in the NWO policy 1 <ul><li>NWO stimulates researchers to choose for the Open Access Golden Road </li></ul><ul><li>publish in scientific (academic) Open Access journals with a peer review system </li></ul><ul><li>Motto for the golden road: If you can do it, do it. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  15. 25. Key issues in the NWO policy 2 <ul><li>In (sub-)disciplines where this is not possible : </li></ul><ul><li>NWO stimulates researchers to use the Open Access Green Road : </li></ul><ul><li>deposit (pre)publications in a public database, for instance a repository of their own discipline and/or of their universities </li></ul>
  16. 27. Europe <ul><li>2030: </li></ul><ul><li>90% Open Access </li></ul>
  17. 29. EU Open Access pilot, FP7 <ul><li>In seven areas: </li></ul><ul><li>energy, environment, health, information and communication technologies, research e-infrastructures , science in society, and socioeconomic sciences and humanities </li></ul><ul><li>deposit peer-reviewed research articles or final manuscripts; </li></ul><ul><li>make their best effort to ensure open access to these articles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>within 6 months (health, energy, environment, information and communication technologies, research infrastructures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>or 12 months (science in society, socioeconomic sciences and humanities) after publication. </li></ul></ul>
  18. 30. prestige
  19. 31. Impact <ul><li>A work's research impact is an indication of </li></ul><ul><li>how much it contributes to further research by other scientists and scholars – </li></ul><ul><li>how much it is used, applied and built upon. </li></ul>
  20. 33. “ OA Impact Advantage” <ul><li>articles accessible free for all on the web are cited significantly more. </li></ul><ul><li>This “OA Impact Advantage” has been found in all fields. </li></ul><ul><li>Hence OA is not just about public access rights or the general dissemination of knowledge: It is about increasing the impact and thereby the progress of research itself. </li></ul>
  21. 34. metrics <ul><li>Swan, A. (2010) The Open Access citation advantage: Studies and results to date. </li></ul><ul><li>new OA metrics for monitoring, analyzing, evaluating, crediting and rewarding research productivity and progress </li></ul><ul><li>Article level metrics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>André Aleman, PLOS </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Web of Science vs Google Scholar </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Afscheidsrede Bert Klandermans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Het sturen van wetenschap: sociale wetenschappen in bedrijf </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Publish or Perish tool </li></ul></ul>
  22. 35. Practice & discussion
  23. 36. Tools <ul><li>SURF website Copyright in higher education </li></ul><ul><li>Open Access website: Greater reach for research </li></ul><ul><li>SHERPA- RoMEO </li></ul><ul><li>Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) </li></ul><ul><li>JANE: Journal Author Name Estimator </li></ul><ul><li>Repository </li></ul>
  24. 37. Practice & discussion <ul><li>Think of an article you are planning to publish. What new perspectives and which hurdles do you perceive when you look for the best options to make your work available in Open Access? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Are there (high-impact) Open Access journals? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can you negotiate with the publisher to be allowed to publish a version online? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What policies and initiatives on Open Access are taken by publishers or researchers in your field? </li></ul></ul>
  25. 38. Thank you! [email_address] [email_address]