Open Access Week 2016

As part of Open Access Week 2016, University of Houston Libraries has gathered resources offering information on supporting and publishing open access research.

Open Access Week 2016

Open Access Week 2016

Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resource Coalition (SPARC): a global coalition committed to making open the default for research and education. SPARC empowers people to solve big problems and make new discoveries through the adoption of policies and practices that advance open access, open data, and open education.

Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA): represents the interests of open access (OA) journal and book publishers globally in all scientific, technical and scholarly disciplines

The Public Library of Science (PLOS): a non-profit organization of scientists committed to making the world’s scientific and medical literature freely accessible to scientists and to the public

The Open Access Spectrum (OAS): an evaluation tool that quantitatively scores journals’ degrees of openness. It offers a concrete, quantifiable mechanism to analyze publications’ policies. The OAS Evaluation Tool aims to provide unprecedented insight and transparency into scholarly journals’ degree of openness.

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Posted on October 24th, 2016 by Esmeralda Fisher and filed under Announcements | Comments Off on Open Access Week 2016