The “HowOpenIsIt?®” Open Access Spectrum (OAS) guide standardizes Open Access terminology in an easily understandable, comprehensive resource created by PLOS, the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) and the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA).
A Scalable and Sustainable Approach to Open Access Publishing and Archiving for Humanities and Social Sciences
In the 11 years since the Budapest Open Access (OA) Initiative launched what is now known as the “OA movement,” considerable strides have been made toward widespread adoption of the principles of OA. Practice, however, has lagged behind, as both credibility and business models have struggled to gain traction.
Under the Weather: Health, Schooling, and Socioeconomic Consequences of Early-Life Rainfall
SSRN Electronic Journal (2006). Sharon Maccini, Dean Yang et al.How sensitive is long-run individual well-being to environmental conditions early in life? This paper examines the effect of weather conditions around
Do Open Access Electronic Theses and Dissertations Diminish Publishing Opportunities in the Sciences?
In academia, there is a growing acceptance of sharing the final electronic version of graduate work, such as a thesis or dissertation, in an online university repository. Though previous studies have shown that journal editors are willing to consider manuscripts derived from electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs), faculty advisors and graduate students continue to raise concerns that online discoverability of ETDs negatively impact future opportunities to publish those findings.