Open Access Routes

There are two routes to open access; the open access journals and the open access repositories or open archives.

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By  Sonja Bezjak University of Ljubljana, Slovenia ; April Clyburne-Sherin; Philipp Conzett; Pedro Fernandes; Edit Görögh; Kerstin Helbig; Bianca Kramer; Ignasi Labastida; Kyle Niemeyer; Fotis Psomopoulos; Tony Ross-Hellauer; René Schneider; Jon Tennant; Elle
By  Mikael Laakso
Publication year: 2017  |  Open Science  |  Open Access  |  Open Access Routes
Intended audience Librarians and Repository managers, PHD Students, Policy makers and Funders, Project Managers, Publishers, Researchers and Students, Research Administration
Level: Introductory: no previous knowledge is required

This course introduces you to open peer review (OPR), an emerging practice which is gaining momentum as part of Open Science. Upon completing this course, you will:

  • understand what OPR means and how it supports Open Science
  • be aware of OPR workflows and which aspects of the review process can be conducted openly
  • know how to write a constructive and responsible open peer review 
  • know ab...
Intended audience Librarians and Repository managers, PHD Students, Policy makers and Funders, Publishers, Project Managers, Researchers and Students, Research Administration
Level: Introductory: no previous knowledge is required

This course shows you how sharing preprints can improve your research and support Open Science. By the end of the course, you will:

  • know what preprints are
  • be able to find a suitable preprints platform to share your early findings
  • understand the pro and cons of sharing preprints
  • be aware of how sharing preprints can benefit your career progression
Intended audience Librarians and Repository managers, PHD Students, Policy makers and Funders, Project Managers, Publishers, Researchers and Students
Level: Introductory: no previous knowledge is required

This course helps you to become skilled in Open Access (OA) publishing in the context of Open Science. By the end of the course, you will:

  • understand how to publish your work openly and be aware of the advantages
  • be able to find an OA publisher for your research
  • know how to find a suitable repository to provide OA and archive your work
  • know how to publish OA monographs
  • understand...
By  PON
Publication year: 2016  |  Open Access  |  Open Access Routes