10th Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing (University of Vienna, Austria) By Christina Lenz, Managing Editor of books at Stockholm University Press I did not have any expectations going to my first COASP in Riga 2013. I was new at Stockholm University Library, and to the business of open access publishing. I came to Stockholm … More Open Access Week 2018 – reflections from #COASP10 – the open access movement lives
By Christina Lenz, Managing Editor of Books at Stockholm University Press The next book published at Stockholm University Press will be the 20th. Two more titles are on their way, which means that this year we will have published 22 books altogether. Our previous record was publishing five new titles a year. This year we … More Open access books on the agenda – 20th #oabook – celebrating #OAWeek
By Christina Lenz, Managing Editor for books at Stockholm University Press How do we as a university press contribute to equitable foundations for open knowledge? This year’s theme on Open Access Week is “Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge”. As part of Stockholm University Library, we have the mission to help students and researchers around the … More Celebrating #OAWeek “Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge”
Text by Sofie Wennström, Analyst & Managing Editor, Stockholm University Library The Open Access movement seems to have entered a new phase in the past few years. The idea of sharing scholarly content online has become more of reality, and people are getting used to the idea that knowledge does not grow best inside a … More Flipping Subscription Journals to Open Access – For Whom and to What Cost?
Open Access Week is coming to its close – at least at the Stockholm University Press blog. But you can still continue to follow the celebrations online all around the world. Use the hashtag #OAWeek16 on Twitter for the latest news all week. Here we would like to offer you the views of two Swedish … More Celebrating Open Access Week – 2 Researchers Opinions
As of October the Iberoamericana – Nordic Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies is published openly online, replacing its print edition since 1977 with a more accessible format. The Institute of Latin American Studies at Stockholm University covers the publication costs. The journal’s Editor-in-Chief Andrés Rivarola Puntigliano wants to offer a re-invented platform to reach … More Reaching Out with Open Access – A new era for Latin American Studies in the Nordic Region
By: Thomas Neidenmark In order to fast-forward the shift to Open Access to Swedish research, the universities together with the National Library and the Swedish Research Council will spend approximately €9 000 000 to pay for article publishing charges (APC:s) during two and a half years, from July 2016 to December 2018. Will it be … More Boosting Open Access – First Evaluation of the Springer Compact agreement in Sweden
We are happy to announce that the Editorial board of Stockholm Studies in Comparative Religion has now published their first open access book with Stockholm University Press. New book from Stockholm University Press: Horizons of Shamanism: A Triangular Approach to the History and Anthropology of Ecstatic Techniques The multifarious and sometimes contested concept of “shamanism” has … More #OpenAccessWeek #OpenInAction – First OA book in the Series Stockholm Studies in Comparative Religion