Journal publishers have the opportunity to implement a range of operational and cultural changes to open up the research lifecycle. This blog post by Publishing Consultant Lettie Conrad, overviews specific action steps from the new UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science.
For the final installment of our OA Leaders on Advancing the BOAI series, we welcome to the blog Dr. Iratxe Puebla, Director of Strategic Initiatives at ASAPbio; Dr. Mike Taylor, paleontologist with the University of Bristol and OA advocate; and Dr. Ginny Barbour, Director of Open Access Australasia. They share thoughts on the progression of the OA movement up to this point and ways stakeholders can help advance the BOAI vision moving forward.
In Part 2 of Scholastica's OA Leaders on Advancing the BOAI blog series Dr. Iryna Kuchma, Dr. Andrew Piper, and Dr. Mark C. Wilson share their perspectives on equitable and sustainable ways to further OA publishing.
Dr. Johan Rooryck, Executive Director of cOAlition S, shares his take on major OA publishing milestones up to this point and the essential roles all stakeholders have to play in advancing the principles of the Budapest Open Access Initiative in honor of its 20th anniversary.
In honor of the 20th anniversary of the Budapest Open Access Initiative, Scholastica announces a new Fully Open Access Journal Publishing Toolkit and blog series where OA leaders share steps stakeholders can take to advance the BOAI principles.
In honor of Open Access Week 2021, we reached out to Scholastica users working with fully-OA journals to ask them how they're factoring structural equity into publication planning and advice for those looking to launch or flip OA titles. Get the details!
Keri O'Keefe, Manager of Publications at The Association of Child Life Professionals, discusses how she and her team flipped ACLP's Journal of Child Life: Psychosocial Theory and Practice to a Diamond OA model.
Dr. David Levinson, Professor in the School of Civil Engineering at the University of Sydney and Editor-in-Chief of Findings, discusses the journal's community-led, fully-OA publishing model.
Anne Oberlink and Dave Melanson of the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research discuss the launch of Coal Combustion and Gasification Products, a Diamond OA journal, and advice for others looking to start fully-OA titles.
Dr. Simine Vazire, Professor at the University of Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences and Editor-in-Chief of Collabra: Psychology, a fully-OA journal out of UC Press, discusses the journal's unique funding model and steps they're taking to promote transparency in publishing.