Can preprints be cited in the same way as papers published in a peer reviewed journal, or do we need to define new standards?
A study finds that the most common form of open access is ‘bronze’, meaning that data are free to read but not re-use. This is likely to have negative implications for research.
A recent review article examines the benefits of open access versus the economic realities of this publishing model.
Open access publishing is becoming increasingly prevalent, but how long until all publications are open access? A multi-database study (Crossref, Web of Science and Unpaywall), by Piwowar et al predicts that open access will become the future publication standard, and estimates the date at which all research will become freely accessible.
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Public Library of Science (PLOS) recently announced that all articles submitted to PLOS journals will automatically be published as preprints on bioRxiv.
The FDAAA 2007 requires clinical trials to make results publicly available 12 months after study completion. A new tool from TrialsTracker provides a live online report on compliance.
As the drive towards open access continues, pharmaceutical company Shire announced a new policy of mandatory open access publication of company-sponsored research.
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Existing open access (OA) models allow published research to be made readily available to all, with authors either covering the cost of publication in a journal (Gold OA) or self-archiving … Continue Reading The future of open access: ideas for change
The past few years have seen a marked rise in both the number of journals offering hybrid open access and the number of open access articles being published. This phenomenon … Continue Reading The growth of hybrid open access publishing
A recent blog and editorial by Professor Jens Nielsen (Editor-in-Chief of FEMS Yeast Research) discuss several pressing issues in scientific publishing, including predatory journals, the usefulness of journal impact factors … Continue Reading A guide to developments in scientific publishing
The benefits of publishing research open access are numerous and well-known. Allowing a paper to be available to all can increase citation rates and drive public engagement. But is the … Continue Reading The ‘open access effect’: freely available academic books