Stockholm University battles sky rocketing OA publishing costs

We all know that universities all around the world pay the most prestigious publishers to be able to read and to publish their researchers’ work. The University Libraries’ budgets are battling with the sky rocketing publishing costs, paid by public funds (taxpayers), to make research accessible for students, researchers and the society as a whole. … More Stockholm University battles sky rocketing OA publishing costs

More Questions than Answers: Reflections from the Conference on European Open Science Cloud

Text by: Dr. Jeff Love, Stockholm University Library A couple of weeks ago the conference ‘Putting the EOSC Vision into Practice’ in Porto, Portugal. It was arranged by EUDAT, an international organization funded by the Horizon 2020 scheme dedicated to developing infrastructure for data management. As the conference title implies, the sessions here were intended to … More More Questions than Answers: Reflections from the Conference on European Open Science Cloud

Proudly Announcing some Flipped Journal Content – Accessibility First!

Today we present another milestone for our mission for a more open academic world as we are introducing the first 2018 content from Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research (SJDR) – a journal that has now completed their flip from closed to Open Access (OA). Not only will they publish all their future material with OA, … More Proudly Announcing some Flipped Journal Content – Accessibility First!

Latest SUP book puts class back on the agenda

Class as a concept has taken a back seat in the debate but also as an academic subject, says Magnus Nilsson, from Malmö University. He hopes to bring class back to the agenda, but also widen the concept and bring it up to date, with the new anthology Working-Class Literature(s): Historical and International Perspectives, co-edited … More Latest SUP book puts class back on the agenda

Transitioning towards OA: New assignments for the National LIbrary of Sweden, Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing and much more

These articles caught our attention the latest week. Have we missed anything? Please share your comments below. OpenAIRE blog Transitioning towards Open Access: New assignments for the National Library of Sweden OASPA – Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing COPE – Committee on Publication Ethics January focus from … More Transitioning towards OA: New assignments for the National LIbrary of Sweden, Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing and much more

OASPA Membership Criteria, New Developments in Open Access Monographs, News from Creative Commons and much more

These articles caught our attention. Have we missed anything? Please share your comments below. OASPA – Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association New Year, New Form: Steering applicants through OASPA’s criteria Panelists Discuss New Developments in Open Access Monographs for OASPA and Knowledge Exchange Webinar CC – Creative Commons Kicking off the CC Certificates Beta Propose a … More OASPA Membership Criteria, New Developments in Open Access Monographs, News from Creative Commons and much more

A year in the life of Stockholm University Press

By Christina Lenz, Karl Edqvist & Sofie Wennström Running a full-service academic press is a real endeavour, and the team behind Stockholm University Press is happy to have completed the journey of another year. This year has, like most years, had its ups and downs but we are delighted to conclude a few things before … More A year in the life of Stockholm University Press

New book from Stockholm University Press: Unique Edited Collection on Working-Class Literature(s) from a Global and Comparative Perspective

Working-Class Literature(s): Historical and International Perspectives, by John Lennon and Magnus Nilsson (eds.) The aim of this collection is to make possible the forging of a more robust, politically useful, and theoretically elaborate understanding of working-class literature(s). These essays map a substantial terrain: the history of working-class literature(s) in Russia/The Soviet Union, The USA, Finland, … More New book from Stockholm University Press: Unique Edited Collection on Working-Class Literature(s) from a Global and Comparative Perspective

One of the first OA University Presses in Sweden, LIBER 2018 Call for Papers, COPE Introduces Less Specific Member Rules, Brexit effects Researchers, and much more

These articles caught our attention this week. Have we missed anything? Please share your comments below. AEUP – Association of European University Presses Stockholm University Press – one of the first Open Access University Presses in Sweden CC – Creative Commons How can we make the world a better place? LIBER – Association of European … More One of the first OA University Presses in Sweden, LIBER 2018 Call for Papers, COPE Introduces Less Specific Member Rules, Brexit effects Researchers, and much more

About COASP10, University Press Week 17, OpenCon Berlin and much more

These articles caught our attention this week. Have we missed anything? Please share your comments below. OASPA – Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association Save the date: COASP10 in Vienna, September 17-19th 2018 The Scholarly Kitchen University Press Week 2017 Ask The Chefs: How Can We Increase Diversity In Scholarly Communications? LIBER – Association of European Research … More About COASP10, University Press Week 17, OpenCon Berlin and much more