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OpenAIRE alternative funding for non-author fee publishing platforms: New Platforms for Open Access Book Distribution

OpenAIRE alternative funding for non-author fee publishing platforms: New Platforms for Open Access Book Distribution

*guest post by Joe Deville and Julien McHardy* The New Platforms project met for its final workshop on 25th June. The workshop was hosted by the Centre for Post-Digital Cultures at Coventry University. Present were representatives from most of the presses on the project, including Joe Deville and Julien McHardy (Mattering Press), Andreas Kirchner (Meson […]

OpenAIRE alternative funding for non-author fee publishing platforms: SciPost

*guest post by Jean-Sébastien Caux* The aim of this blog post is to provide a very short summary of what we have been able to achieve using the support that OpenAIRE has given us as part of its Second call for Proposals for Alternative Funding Mechanisms for non-Author Fee based Open Access Publishing, which we used […]

OpenAIRE alternative funding for non-author fee publishing platforms: Language Science Press

OpenAIRE alternative funding for non-author fee publishing platforms: Language Science Press

*guest post by Sebastian Nordhoff from Language Science Press* In autumn 2017, OpenAIRE announced the call for “Alternative Funding Mechanism for non-author fee based Open Access Publishing”. Language Science Press submitted a proposal entitled “Full disclosure: replicable strategies for book publications supplemented with empirical data”, which was granted. This blog post gives an overview of […]

OpenAIRE alternative funding for non-author fee publishing platforms: EmpowOA

OpenAIRE alternative funding for non-author fee publishing platforms: EmpowOA

In this blog post series, all bids funded by the OpenAIRE 2nd call for support for non-author fee open access publishing initiatives will present their activities. This first guest post is written by  : James Smith, Marketing Officer, Open Library of Humanities This blog post came about as a result of a very enjoyable OpenAIRE-funded workshop, […]

FP7 Post-Grant Open Access Pilot: final results

FP7 Post-Grant Open Access Pilot: final results

OpenAIRE is currently preparing its final reporting on the uptake and metrics of the OpenAIRE FP7 Post Grant Open Access Pilot. The Pilot was installed by OpenAIRE and the European Commission in order to  meet a demand from FP7 projects that wanted, in compliance with the EC’s recommendations and polices on open access, to make […]

Results of the 2nd call for funding for non-author fee based publishing initiatives

After a successful first round of funding for 11 non-author fee based open access publishing initiatives who wanted to apply technical improvements to their platforms, OpenAIRE is happy to announce the results of the second call, launched last autumn. This call was mainly focused on supporting initiatives that want to experiment with alternative business models, […]

Apply now! Second call for proposals for alternative funding mechanism for non-author fee based open access publishing

UPDATE: deadline extended to Monday November 13, 12.00 (noon) CET   The OpenAIRE EC FP7 Post-Grant Open Access Pilot is pleased to announce a new call for bids, this time to support open access publishing initiatives (see definition below) that intend to experiment with sustainable funding models alternative to author facing  article/book processing charges (APC/BPC, […]

FP7 Post-Grant Open Access Pilot: results of the first two years

The FP7 Post-Grant Open Access Pilot has recently made an analysis of the results of the first ‘period’ of the Pilot – from May 2015 until April 30th 2017 –  in other words, this is the overview of all activity for the Pilot within the 2-year timeframe it was originally intended for. The dataset it is […]

Alternative Funding Mechanisms for APC-free Open Access Journals: results of the first call

In 2016, within the FP7 Post-Grant Open Access Pilot, a sub-project focused on Alternative Funding Mechanisms for APC-free Open Access Journals was launched. Approximately one year later, we would like to share the main results of this workline with the public – as we believe these findings can be of interest for other initiatives and […]

Open Access publishing in Serbia and Western Balkan Open Science Working Group

Open Access publishing in Serbia and Western Balkan Open Science Working Group

Supporting Open Access journal editors and publishers in Serbia and participating in the Western Balkan Working Group on Open Science SCIndeks is the central hub of the integrated system of quality-controlled scientific publishing in Serbia. The SCIndeks team developed guides and templates to help editorial boards of Serbian Open Access journals to comply with the […]

On the road towards a sustainable open access publishing market: workshop report

On the road towards a sustainable open access publishing market: workshop report

On 20th April 2017, the ‘closing’ workshop of the FP7 Post-Grant Open Access Pilot, organised by LIBER, took place at the Royal Library in The Hague, Netherlands. (as has recently been announced, the Pilot has been extended with another 10 months – so ‘closing workshop’ might not be that accurate of a description) 60 stakeholders […]

OpenAIRE FP7 Post-Grant Open Access Pilot: extension

OpenAIRE FP7 Post-Grant Open Access Pilot: extension

Good news! The FP7 Post-Grant Open Access Pilot, run by OpenAIRE, will be extended for another 10 months, until end of February 2018. The rules and eligibility criteria will not change and you can still make your submissions via https://postgrantoapilot.openaire.eu After careful consideration, the European Commission has asked OpenAIRE to extend the FP7 Post-Grant Open Access […]

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