Open Access Experts Room

This room seeks to facilitate discussions among Open Access experts.

Daily Highlights, April 27, 2022

Started 23 days ago

Transitional agreements facilitate journal-level transitions to Open Access, while being compatible with Plan S requirements https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/pressroom/newsreleases/2022/april/acs-publications-commits-entire-hybrid-journal-portfolio-to-become-transformative-journals.html

Open Access to image reproductions of artworks removes cost-related barriers to the publication of scholarly monographs and collected volumes in the domain of art history, while promoting the dissemination of novel approaches and ideas https://medium.com/open-glam/emersons-nature-and-the-commons-42ef5312654a

While support for Open Access to peer reviews appears greater among junior academics and scholarly authors than on average across stakeholders in the field of economics, e.g., active reviewers, uncertainty lingers concerning its benefits and implications https://voxeu.org/article/economists-want-see-changes-their-peer-review-system-let-s-do-something-about-it

Though Open Science makes inroads across scientific disciplines, in the domains of humanities and social sciences it is likely to be encountering challenges related to field-specific research procedures, investigation methods and data formats https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2022/04/21/what-does-open-science-mean-for-disciplines-where-pen-and-paper-are-still-the-main-working-methods/