Yesterday I attended UKSG’s event Managing Open Access: pain points and workflows. This was an event for people working with open access on a daily basis to share their experiences and talk about what problems they are encountering and consider solutions. As someone who has previously worked in libraries but is now at a third…Continue reading UKSG Managing Open Access: pain points and workflows.
The Wellcome Trust recently made data available on articles which have been made open access during 2012-13 due to APCs paid by Wellcome-funded authors. This data has since been cleaned up, improved upon, and augmented by a number of people working together (see these posts from the Open Knowledge Foundation for a summary of this work so…Continue reading Wellcome Trust APC data: correlation of APC costs with Impact Factor