Oxford Open OUP Supports Open Access Oxford University Press (OUP) is mission-driven to facilitate the widest possible dissemination of high-quality research. We embrace both green and gold open access (OA) publishing to support this mission. Strengthening democracy through private enterprise and market oriented reform Sparking Debate on Economic Policy in Nepal Samriddhi wins an award at the Asia Liberty Forum in Kuala Lumpur. By Sarita Sapkota, Samriddhi In the annual Asia Liberty Forum in Malaysia this year, Atlas Network presented the Asia Liberty Award to Samriddhi for its ‘Econ-ity’ initiative. The University of the West Indies at Cave Hill, Barbados - Journal of Caribbean History The Journal of Caribbean History Editorial Board / Submissions / Subscription Information / Ordering The Journal of Caribbean History is published (two issues each year) by the Departments of History and Philosophy, The University of the West Indies. The editors will consider for publication articles on aspects of Caribbean History, including the histories of the mainland territories of North, Central and South America, where these are related to the Caribbean. Articles in French, Spanish or Dutch will be accepted and may be published in the original language or in translation or in both.
Open Access to science papers will be default by 2020, say European ministers – Frontiers Blog By Emily Barker, Communications Strategist at Frontiers There was a breakthrough for open-access publishing on Friday 27 May, as EU research ministers published a commitment to make open access to scientific publications as the default option by 2020. “It’s a major step forward,” said EU Research Commissioner Carlos Moedas. “You cannot stop the movement.
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100 Time-Saving Search Engines for Serious Scholars (Revised) Back in 2010, we shared with you 100 awesome search engines and research resources in our post: 100 Time-Saving Search Engines for Serious Scholars. It’s been an incredible resource, but now, it’s time for an update. Some services have moved on, others have been created, and we’ve found some new discoveries, too. Many of our original 100 are still going strong, but we’ve updated where necessary and added some of our new favorites, too. Check out our new, up-to-date collection to discover the very best search engine for finding the academic results you’re looking for. General
Wex Welcome to Wex, LII's community-built, freely available legal dictionary and legal encyclopedia. What is Wex? Wex is a free legal dictionary and encyclopedia sponsored and hosted by the Legal Information Institute at the Cornell Law School. Cartographic Perspectives Cartographic Perspectives (CP) is the open access journal of the North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS) and is devoted to the study and practice of Cartography in all of its diversity. CP is published three times a year and includes peer-reviewed research on Cartography and Geovisualization (broadly defined), technical notes and tutorials on new methods, articles on library collections, reviews of books and atlases, and novel maps. All submitted articles are reviewed and returned to authors within 4-6 weeks. In the past three years, CP has an average rejection rate of 65%. All graphics included in accepted articles are published in full color, at no cost to authors.
Born Digital: building the ultimate open-access publisher – Frontiers Blog By Pascal Rocha da Silva, Frontiers The digital disruption for analog film started in 1975 with the invention of the digital camera by Steven Sasson and ended with the bankruptcy of Kodak in 2012 (40 years later). The digital disruption in publishing started in the late 1990s with the first online archiving of articles, but it is still far from complete (~30 years into the transition). However, as over 30% of peer-reviewed papers are now published in some form of open-access1, the industry has technically crossed the tipping point for disruption.