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Last week, the 10th Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing (COASP) was held in Vienna. Much was covered over the two and a half days. A decade in, this conference considered the state of the open access (OA) movement, discussed...
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OSI is a very diverse group, including over 400 leaders from 24 countries, 250 institutions and 18 scholarly communication stakeholder groups—publishers, universities, researchers, libraries, open science groups and more. As such, we have broad expertise and a wide variety of...
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What do the foundation of open scholarship look like at a really granular level? Exactly what is open scholarship, how do we get there in broad terms, and what are the short-term, mid-term, and long-term strategies can we employ to...
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How do we get to a future where open science is the norm? The US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine recently commissioned a study to look at this question and develop recommendations. This report does a good job...
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The demise of Beall’s list has left a void in scholarly communications. Contested as his original lists were, they brought focus to an important issue is research. The need for a resource like this still exists---predatory publishers aren’t going away....
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OSI 2019 Annual Report
February 5, 2020
OSI debates Plan A
January 7, 2020
UNESCO to lead UN-wide open science effort
January 7, 2020
OSI Brief: Deceptive publishing
March 19, 2019
OSI Policy Perspective: Plan S & the quest for global open access
March 13, 2019
OSI Brief: What do we mean by “open”?
November 15, 2018
OSI Brief: How fast is open growing?
November 13, 2018
An overview of the Plan S debate
October 26, 2018
Plan S explained
October 13, 2018
Key themes from SciELO at 20
October 5, 2018
10 years on and where are we at? COASP 2018
September 27, 2018
On the EPA’s proposed rule to strengthen transparency in science
August 15, 2018
Defining the foundations of open scholarship
August 1, 2018
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Achieving open science by design
July 25, 2018
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Deceptive publishing: Summarizing the OSI conversation
June 29, 2018
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Is the open spectrum a better way to get open?
June 8, 2018
OSI2017 Summary Report
November 15, 2017
Report from the Summit Group
November 9, 2017
Report from the Scholarly Societies Stakeholder Group
November 9, 2017
Report from the Infrastructure Stakeholder Group
November 9, 2017
Report from the Scholarly Libraries Stakeholder Group
November 9, 2017
Report from the Scholcomm Experts Stakeholder Group
November 8, 2017
Report from the Research Universities Stakeholder Group
November 8, 2017
Report from the Commercial Publishers Stakeholder Group
November 8, 2017
Report from the Open Knowledge Stakeholder Group
November 8, 2017
Report from the Journal Editors Stakeholder Group
November 8, 2017
Report from the Underserved Workgroup
November 8, 2017
Report from the Standards Workgroup
November 8, 2017
Report from the Rogue Workgroup
November 8, 2017
Report from the P&T Reform Workgroup
November 8, 2017
Report from the Peer Review Workgroup
November 8, 2017
Report from the Patent Lit Workgroup
November 8, 2017
Report from the Institutional Repositories Workgroup
November 8, 2017
Report from the Impact Factors Workgroup
November 8, 2017
Report from the HSS & Scholars Workgroup
November 8, 2017
Report from the Global Flip Workgroup
November 7, 2017
Report from the Funding Models Workgroup
November 7, 2017
Report from the Culture of Communication in Academia Workgroup
November 7, 2017
Open Access Documentary Film to Be Produced
February 28, 2017
Diversity in the Open Access Movement
February 27, 2017
Beall’s List Demise; What’s Next?
February 26, 2017
Research, Funding, Advocacy, and the Communities in-between
January 19, 2017
‘It is all a bit of a mess’ – observations from Researcher to Reader conference
January 19, 2017
On Preprints, and Beer and Tacos
January 17, 2017
APCs and Competition: The Shulenberger Debate
January 17, 2017
Real World Benefits of Open Access Publishing
December 1, 2016
Open Science Inspires Open Humanities
December 1, 2016
The 7 biggest problems facing science, according to 270 scientists – Vox
October 5, 2016
Principles of the Scholarly Commons | FORCE11
October 5, 2016
Joint response on the draft UK Concordat on Open Research Data | Unlocking Research
October 5, 2016