Swedish national guidelines for open access to research findings
Based on the work carried out by the European Union (EU) and the Commission's recommendations to Member States, the Swedish Government has commissioned the Swedish Research Council to develop national guidelines for open access to research findings (Open Access). The Swedish Research Council will collaborate with the National Library of Sweden and other relevant partners accordingly.
Frontiers is major winner at ALPSP innovation awards
Open science platform Frontiers has won the gold award at the Assocation for Learned & Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) Awards for Innovation in Publishing, at the ALPSP 2014 international conference in Heathrow.
Charity alliance launches fund to make charitably funded research open access
An alliance of leading UK medical research charities is today launching a new fund to help make charitably funded research freely available as soon as it is published.
Arthritis Research UK, Breast Cancer Campaign, the British Heart Foundation (BHF), Cancer Research UK, Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research, and the Wellcome Trust have joined together to create the Charity Open Access Fund (COAF).
The CERN Workshop on Innovations in Scholarly Communication (OAI9) will be held at the University of Geneva June 17th-19th 2015. Keep up to date via their website