Der Wissenschaftsrat hat Empfehlungen zur Transformation des wissenschaftlichen Publizierens zu Open Access veröffentlicht. Sie sind unter der folgenden DOI abrufbar:
A new version of Open Access Helper has been released. It was developed for iOS 15, suitable for such products as the iPhone or iPad, and contains all features of the desktop version.
Every time the user encounters the mention of a document with its respective DOI code, the Open Access Helper automatically searches for and presents an Open Access copy of said document. If the user enables their institution, it is also able to guide them to further access via institutional subscriptions.
The Open Access Helper can be downloaded free of charge on its website. There are versions for iPhone & iPad, Safari (macOS), Chrome, and Firefox Browser available.
This spring, PLOS (Public Library of Science) announced that it will add 5 additional Open Access journals to its offering:
These journals have been incorporated in the existing MPDL central publishing agreement, meaning the publishing costs will be covered for corresponding MPG authors.
For more details on our PLOS publishing agreement please visit the MPDL Open Access agreements.
If you want to learn more about the new journals and why they were launched, check out the corresponding PLOS Blogpost.
The Royal Society of Chemistry has launched another new Open Access journal:
Energy Advances will have a broad subject coverage for every energy discipline. It welcomes research that reports solutions to energy and sustainability challenges and supports the advancement of several UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
The journal is open for submissions and will be free to publish in until mid-2024.
Do you have any questions regarding Open Access? Feel free to check out this newly refurbished and updated information platform!
The open-access.net platform now provides even more comprehensive information on the subject of Open Access and offers practical advice on its implementation.
Besides descriptions of the basic ideas of Open Access, you can also find detailed information regarding publishing, financing, legal issues and policy frameworks, as well as coordinated training workshops focusing on specific topics.
As its name implies, the OA Network can also be used for networking purposes such as Digital Focus Groups, Forums, or Events.
You can find more information on Open Access or the Open Access Network here.