Boosting Open Access – First Evaluation of the Springer Compact agreement in Sweden

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

#OpenAccessWeek #OpenInAction – First OA book in the Series Stockholm Studies in Comparative Religion

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

About EU Copyright, Open Access in The Humanities and International Data Week

These articles caught our attention this week. Have we missed anything? Please share your comments below. Liber A Basic Guide to EU Copyright Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries, Educational and Research Establishments Research Data Services in Europe’s Academic Research Libraries BookBusiness – Is There a Future for Open Access in the Humanities & Social Sciences? … More About EU Copyright, Open Access in The Humanities and International Data Week

More about the EU copyright reform, peer review and Open Science

These articles caught our attention this week. Have we missed anything? Please share your comments below. New Text and Data Mining proposal Science Business – Researchers to gain new text and data mining rights under EU proposal Eblida – European Commission (Almost) Does the Right Thing on Marrakesh Science Business – New EU text and … More More about the EU copyright reform, peer review and Open Science

Open Access perspectives from Europe, – Part 1 – Hungarian Electronic Library Consortia Conference

Blog post by Sofie Wennström. The The Library and Information Centre of Hungarian Academy of Sciences (EISZ) in collaboration with the Hungarian Academy of Science arranged a one-day conference on Sep 12th, 2016. The theme was ‘The Use and Generation of Scientific Content – Roles for Libraries’, focusing on implementation of Open Access. The hosts had … More Open Access perspectives from Europe, – Part 1 – Hungarian Electronic Library Consortia Conference

Peer Review Week 2016 – A summary

During last week it was Peer Review Week. The theme was ”Recognition for Review”. Here on the Stockholm University Press Blog, we published interviews with scholars from different disciplines based at Stockholm University, and who shared their thoughts about peer review. Published posts on the Stockholm University Press Blog during Peer Review Week 2016 Stockholm … More Peer Review Week 2016 – A summary

”We need though to discuss more on what is meant with a ‘well done peer-review´” #peerrevw16

As we wrote before we are celebrating Peer Review Week 2016 by focusing on the theme “recognition for review”. Our aim this Peer Review Week will be to publish interviews with scholars from different disciplines at Stockholm University. Today we publish a short interview with Andres Rivarola, Ph.D., Associate Professor at Institute of Latin American … More ”We need though to discuss more on what is meant with a ‘well done peer-review´” #peerrevw16

“Personally I have always seen double-blind peer-reviewing as the way to go to ensure complete honesty from reviewers who may be faced with the need to write an unfavourable review” #peerrevw16

As we wrote before we are celebrating Peer Review Week 2016 by focusing on the theme “recognition for review”. Our aim this Peer Review Week will be to publish interviews with scholars from different disciplines at Stockholm University. Today we publish a short interview with Nils-Lennart Johannesson, Professor at the Department of English at Stockholm … More “Personally I have always seen double-blind peer-reviewing as the way to go to ensure complete honesty from reviewers who may be faced with the need to write an unfavourable review” #peerrevw16

A researcher driven publisher should give recognition for review #peerrevw16 #recognizereview part 2

Blog post by Christina Lenz and Sofie Wennström. Read part 1 here. Why we do peer review the way we do The peer review process is famous (or infamous?) for taking a long of time and to include a significant effort for all involved – the authors, editors and the editorial boards alike. The purpose … More A researcher driven publisher should give recognition for review #peerrevw16 #recognizereview part 2