Five years since the publication of the 'altmetrics manifesto' academia is buzzing with discussion about altmetrics.
As part of The Open Access Stories blog series, Amy Vilz & Molly Poremski co-editors-in-chief of The Reading Room share the aims and scope of their journal and why they chose to make it OA.
Ian Beilin Editor of In the Library with the Lead Pipe discusses the impetus behind the OA journal and steps universities and individual scholars can take to further open access.
Roland Meesters editor-in-chief of Journal of Applied Bioanalysis discusses why he launched the open access journal and how he hopes it will help further the open access movement.
Torsten Reimer Scholarly Communications Officer at Imperial College London discusses his work to ensure the College's digital infrastructure facilitates OA and high standards of research communication.
Jesper Sørensen, editor-in-chief of Sociological Science discusses his hopes for the journal both in terms of having an impact in its field and as part of the open access movement.
One of the founders of the open access movement Stevan Harnad discusses how he began working to make scholarship open, why he supports the green OA model, and his hopes for the future of OA.
In celebration of Open Access Week 2015, Scholastica will be welcoming OA supporters to the blog to discuss how and why they are working to further the OA movement.
British mathematician Sir Timothy Gowers announces the launch of one of the first arXiv overlay journals, Discrete Analysis.
Social media makes it possible to transport yourself to concurrent sessions at academic conferences and engage with others both physically in attendance and online.