The 14th Berlin Open Access Conference, hosted by the Max Planck Society, has ended. It was held 3-4 December 2018 in Berlin. Find a short final conference statement here:
Max Planck Research News: Aligning strategies to enable Open Access
oaFindr was a curated open access discovery platform. Now the name has changed to 1findr and it aims to index articles in all peer-reviewed journals, in all fields of research, in all languages. So both paywalled and Open Access articles are indexed, but you can refine your results by Access Type (Open Access or Paid/Subscription).
The 1findr institutional edition is available to Max Planck researchers at:
NOA is a search engine for scientific images from open access publications. It is based on automatic harvesting and indexing of figures from the fields of engineering and technology. NOA is using the infrastructure of Wikimedia Commons and Wikidata.
The Electrochemical Society is taking down the paywall during the Open Access Week (October 22-28) from the entire ECS Digital Library.
ECS is celebrating International Open Access Week by giving the world a preview of what complete open access to peer-reviewed scientific research will look like.
All ECS journals are included in our subscription and Max Planck authors are eligible to use the ECS Plus Open Access option without payment of article charges.
Today starts the International Open Access Week themed “Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge”.
Open Access Information Desk
22 – 26 October 2018
OA Movie: “Paywall”
25 October 2018 – 11 am
We are celebrating the International Open Access Week with an information desk in the library. Therefor we have prepared some material including brochures, flyers and a poster on article processing charges for open access publications.
There is the possibility to watch the documentary Paywall: The Business of Scholarship which focuses on the need for open access to research and science on the big screen on Thursday.