There is so much happening in scholarly communications! We know about the raised problems of researchers in the publishing landscape, about the lack of transparency and visibility or the gaps in recognition of their work, like peer-reviewing, within the research assessment. On the other side, cOAlitionS announced their intentions of returning the public money to..
Category: Open Access
Publishing is an intrinsic part of academic life. But why publish at all? The motivation behind the act of publishing is very simple. Teachers and researchers want to freely share their experience and communicate about their findings. It is about advancing science, making impact for a better society and bringing science to not only scientists,..
Open access as a movement has been around since the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in 2003. For a long time, however, it remained with good intentions and the successes remained modest. Ten years ago, barely 10% of the articles in the Netherlands and at the TU Delft were published as open access…