In January 2017, we revealed the top 10 most popular Open Access (OA) articles published in 2016 across our Open and Open Select journals. Open Access research can be read by anyone, anywhere, immediately on publication. This allows articles published OA to work up quite a storm (like the above-mentioned articles did last year – being shared via social media, blogged about, and picked… Read more »
We’re partnering with institutions and funders around the world to help researchers publish gold open access in their chosen journals. These agreements can mean that individual authors benefit from much reduced article publishing charges (APCs) or that they are able to publish open access at no cost to themselves. Find out below if you’re eligible… Read more »
In this latest research story, co-author Elisa Bonaccorso tells us how publishing open access (OA) enabled her work to reach the scientific world in “real time”. “Understanding the evolutionary history of a high Andean endemic: the Ecuadorian hillstar (Oreotrochilus chimborazo)” published in Neotropical Biodiversity. Published Open Access in March 2016. Downloads: 1,367* I am an… Read more »
If you are a Max Planck researcher, a new agreement will enable you to publish open access in 2,390 Taylor & Francis journals without having to pay an article publishing charge. Under the centrally funded scheme all corresponding authors based at a Max Planck Institute are now eligible to have their manuscript published gold OA… Read more »
Keeping up with the latest news from the research community can be hard. Submissions deadlines, papers to mark, conferences to attend – it’s easy to push it all to one side. That’s why we’ve introduced Insights: a weekly round-up of the latest news, stories and tips for researchers at all stages. From reviewer guidelines to making an impact through social media,… Read more »
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 »
So what do you need to consider if you would like your research to be picked up and actioned by practitioners, policy makers, NGOS, clinicians, the media or anyone else? We’ve put together this exclusive cartoon, that outlines some of the steps you should consider (and is summarized below). 1. Who do you want to… 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.