We’ve been crunching the numbers to reveal the ten most downloaded open access (OA) articles published in 2016. Read on to discover what new research has been most read across our Open and Open Select journals in the last year. Interested in what media, blogs, and social media mentions each article has received? Just hover over or… Read more »
What do early career researchers (ECRs) really think about peer review, open access, or Impact Factors? What motivates them to undertake research, how do they choose which journal to publish in, and how do they build their reputation amongst the scholarly community? Recent research from CIBER, an interdisciplinary and independent UK-based research group, analyzes interviews… Read more »
Open Access Week 2016 is here, a global event that promotes Open Access (OA) in scholarship and research. This year’s theme is ‘Open in Action’, so we’re taking a look at the potential OA research has to be ‘actioned’ by groups outside of academia (browse our OA Week article collection, showcasing how research addresses vital… Read more »
In its ninth year running, Open Access Week promotes the opportunities and benefits of open access research. This year’s theme is Open in Action, looking at how individuals and groups can move open access forward.
Publishing open access (OA) means anyone, anywhere is able to read your research, creating potential for OA articles to have an impact beyond academia and be ‘acted’ upon by key groups within society, whether by policy makers, practitioners, non-governmental organizations, the media, educators or clinicians (or anyone else). But what do you need to consider if you would like your research to be picked up and used in this practical way? What can you do to help make your research actionable? Tune in to our Twitter discussion on Wednesday 26th October, 2-30 – 3.30pm (GMT) to hear tips and insights from our panel of experts.
How can research be highlighted and shared after publication, especially when it is Open Access (OA) and available for anyone to read? In this latest research story, Rob Kitchin tells us about his work on smart cities, and how publishing through a learned society journal helped to extend the reach of his research. “Knowing and governing… Read more »
How does publishing treatment guidelines Open Access (OA) impact on the potential for use by physicians? In this latest research story, Dr. Daniel Cameron reflects on the reaction to his evidence-based guidance on Lyme disease, and its worldwide impact and application. “Evidence assessments and guideline recommendations in Lyme disease: the clinical management of known tick… Read more »
Why do researchers choose to publish their research Open Access (OA), or switch their article from being available via subscription to OA post-publication? In this latest research story Dr. Paul Kelley tells us the effect going OA had on his work. “Synchronizing education to adolescent biology: ‘let teens sleep, start school later” published in Learning, Media and… Read more »
Are you a researcher based at a UK higher education institution? If so, from April 1st 2016, the Higher Education Funding Council for England’s (HEFCE) Open Access policy now applies to your work. To ensure your published research is eligible for the next Research Excellence Framework (“REF”) you now need to deposit journal articles in… Read more »
We’ve been crunching the numbers to reveal the ten most downloaded open access (OA) articles published in 2015. Read on to discover what new research has been most read across our OA (Open and Open Select) journals in the last year. Interested in what media, blogs and social media mentions each article has received? Just hover… Read more »