DET – interest levels rising

We recently posted a short announcement about the DOI Event Tracker project, linking to two more detailed posts at CrossRef. In this blog post, OASPA Board member Mark Patterson, who currently chairs the DET Working Group, provides a bit more background to the project and how he hopes DET will provide a core piece of… Read full article >

Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing

Introduction The Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA), and the World Association of Medical Editors (WAME) are scholarly organizations that have seen an increase in the number, and broad range in the quality, of membership applications. Our organizations have collaborated in an effort… Read full article >

Registration is now open for the 7th Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing

The Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association, OASPA, is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 7th Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing (COASP) which will be held in the Trippenhuis at The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts & Sciences (KNAW) in Amsterdam, September 15th-17th, 2015. Open access is now firmly established as… Read full article >

OASPA Communications Committee Update

The Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association, OASPA, is extremely appreciative of the support it receives from the association’s Communications Committee members in helping to extend and reinforce OASPA’s contributions to policy-making and education around open access publishing. The Committee was set up last year by Jennifer McLennan, Head of Marketing and Communications for eLife and… Read full article >