Open Access

April 25, 2008

As part of the Fourth Nordic Conference on Scholarly Communications, held at the University of Lund in Sweden, Dr Leo Waaijers has been presented with the 2008 SPARC Europe Award for Outstanding Achievements in Scholarly Communications.

October 05, 2011

Librarians, publishers, analysts, scholars, and technologists from five countries will help shape the anticipated upcoming SPARC meeting on Open Access (OA) to scholarship. The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) today announces members of the Program Committee and invites participants to register for the spring 2012 event.

April 26, 2012

Frustrated with business practices that limit their ability to share the results of their scholarship, more than 10,500 academics have now signed the Cost of Knowledge’s online boycott of the journal publisher, Elsevier. Citing disapproval over exorbitant journal prices and profits, restrictive bundling requirements for journal purchasing, and support for legislation to further limit the free exchange of scholarly information, the number of signatories continues to grow steadily.

September 10, 2013

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