Tag: open access
Assess the quality of a scholarly journal
Researchers can choose from tens of thousands of scholarly journals to disseminate their research results. It's not always easy to find out which ones are reliable.General guidelines
- Think. Check. Submit is a checklist to help you identify trustworthy journals and publishers.
- Have (many of) your trusted peers published in …
Author Accepted Manuscript (AAM): what is it?
The author accepted manuscript (AAM) refers to a specific version in the lifecycle of a scholarly publication, typically a journal article.
The AAM can often be legally made available in Open Access via Biblio (if necessary after an embargo). For that reason, it is important to be able to distinguish …Read more
Creative commons: open licence for copyrighted works
A Creative Commons licence is an open licence. These kinds of licences allow certain, globally recognised, standardised re-use of copyrighted material. It is a so called upfront licence. You don't have to ask for permission to access, share or use a protected work, the permission is granted automatically. …Read more
CrimRxiv is a field-specific repository where you can publish both preprints and postprints (under the Individual Open Access License) of articles in the field of criminology. It is the only repository dedicated specifically to papers in criminology. By making research available (in the form of pre- and postprints) in …Read more
EU funding: what are the Open Access requirements for publications in Horizon Europe?
In Horizon Europe, the European Commission (EC) requires that all peer-reviewed publications resulting from project funding are open access (OA), i.e., freely available online with no restrictions on use, by depositing them in a repository. Peer reviewed articles should be made Open Access immediatly after publications, embargo's are no …Read more
Open Access colours: green, gold, diamond, hybrid and more
Open Access comes in different colours. While we especially use the term green OA, gold OA and hybrid OA, other terms refine those broader terms.
This tip addresses some of the Open Access flavours.
Diamond Open Access refers to a scholarly publication model in which journals and platforms do not …Read more
Open Access in Belgian legislation
On September 5th 2018, the Belgian Official Journal published an Open Access provision in the Belgian law. This law gives authors the right to make scholarly publications available in Open Access with a maximum embargo period of 6 months for Science Technology and Medicine (STM) and 12 months for Social Science …Read more
Open Access to your publications
Open Access refers to the practice of making peer-reviewed scholarly research and literature freely available online to anyone interested.
Open means anyone can freely access, use, modify, and share for any purpose, subject, at most, to requirements that preserve provenance and openness. It does not affect authors' freedom to choose …Read more
Open Research Europe: what is it?
Open Research Europe
Open Research Europe (ORE) is a scholarly publishing platform available to Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe beneficiaries. It comes at no cost, has a rigorous and open peer review process, and the open access model enables everyone to access the results.
The ORE platform was set up …Read more