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Open Access. PASTEUR4OA. Scholarly Publishing - MIT Libraries. Beall's List. Beall’s List: Potential, possible, or probable predatory scholarly open-access publishers This is a list of questionable, scholarly open-access publishers.

Beall's List

We recommend that scholars read the available reviews, assessments and descriptions provided here, and then decide for themselves whether they want to submit articles, serve as editors or on editorial boards. The criteria for determining predatory publishers are here. We hope that tenure and promotion committees can also decide for themselves how importantly or not to rate articles published in these journals in the context of their own institutional standards and/or geocultural locus. Last updated December 28, 2015 Appeals: If you are a publisher and would like to appeal your firm’s inclusion on this list, please go here. Like this: Like Loading... Open and Shut? Browser Plug-ins & Extensions. DigitalKoans.

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Eva and Tara A. Wiebe have published "Whose Research Is It Anyway? Academic Social Networks versus Institutional Repositories" in the Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication. Here's an excerpt: NTRODUCTION Looking for ways to increase deposits into their institutional repository (IR), researchers at one institution started to mine academic social networks (ASNs) (namely, ResearchGate and to discover which researchers might already be predisposed to providing open access to their work. Research Data Curation Bibliography, Version 9 | Digital Curation and Digital Preservation Works | Open Access Works | Digital Scholarship | Digital Scholarship Sitemap. Open Science. June 8-11, 2015, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. OpenAIRE. Free Medical Journals. ERIH - European Reference Index for the Humanities. Bergen and Strasbourg, 9th July 2014 The European Science Foundation (ESF) and the Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD) are pleased to announce that the transfer of the European Reference Index for the Humanities (ERIH) to NSD has been completed and ERIH PLUS is now accessible at the NSD website: Following the memorandum of understanding signed in January 2014, NSD will now operate the new reference index for scientific journals in the humanities and social sciences.

ERIH - European Reference Index for the Humanities

Our goal is to enhance the global visibility of high-quality research in the humanities and social sciences across Europe, and to facilitate access to research journals published in all European languages. The ERIH PLUS index encompasses the original ERIH lists, which initially only covered the humanities disciplines. The new reference index is called ERIH PLUS, in order to indicate that the list has been extended to also include social science disciplines. For further information, contact: erihplus[at] ERIH PLUS. ERIH PLUS Conference 2015 in Bergen Summary Summary and photos are available now.


Presentation material will follow soon. Announcement NSD will host an ERIH PLUS Conference in Bergen May 28-29 to mark the start of ERIH PLUS. Bergen and Strasbourg, 9th July 2014. Taylor & Francis Open. RSC Open Access. Hindawi Publishing Corporation. Open_access : authors & referees @ npg. LWW-ES_2013_08_23_OAFAQ_1_SDC1.pdf. About Wiley Open Access Home - Wiley Open Access 2011. Open access. Gold open access What is it?

Open access

It is when published research is free for everyone to read and use. Here is how it works: Published articles are: Peer reviewedImmediately and permanently free for everyone to read and downloadAble to be reused in a number of different ways as defined by the user licensePermanently preserved in our digital archivesHave CrossMark® which links copies of the article to the final version of record to maintain the publication record What does it cost? Publish open access with Springer. Horizon 2020 Open Research Data Pilot. Critical analysis of scholarly open-access publishing. Cogent OA. Is Impact Factor here to stay?

Cogent OA

The digital age provides a platform for research and researchers as never before. Open access publishing facilitates global readership and a wide exposure for your work. With our partnership with, we bring you enhanced article-level metrics so you can track who reads, shares and cites your work, and from where. By simply clicking on the Altmetric badge you can now see the progress and real impact of your work.

See the mentions from newspapers, magazines, blogs, social media and policy documents, as well as comments on post publication peer review sites. Given the high and visible levels of engagement through this new tool, Altmetric can be considered alongside the traditional journal Impact Factor, in light of a changing world. Find out more. Cogentoa.tandfonline. BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine): Basic Search. News, updates & developments from DOAJ.