Springer membership of OASPA is reinstated

As was explained in a statement on the OASPA blog in April 2014 (http://oaspa.org/statement-regarding-the-suspension-of-springers-membership-in-oaspa/), OASPA’s Membership Committee made the decision to place Springer’s membership under review as a result of concerns that were raised regarding the peer review policies of several of its conference proceedings. The concerns arose because of the publication of 16 (since… Read full article >

Registration is now open for the 6th Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing

The Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association, OASPA, is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 6th Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing (COASP) which will be held at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, September 17th – 19th, 2014. To view the preliminary program and details of how to register for this event please… Read full article >

Presentations from COASP Asia are now available on the OASPA website

OASPA held its 1st Asian Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing in Bangkok, Thailand, 2-3 June 2014. Prompted by the rapid growth in OA across this region in recent years, this international conference brought together academic publishers, librarians and the research community to discuss open access publishing as a global industry with a key focus… Read full article >

OASPA welcomes communications volunteers

The Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association, OASPA, welcomes and thanks these enthusiastic and generous volunteers for committing their time and expertise to the association’s Communications Committee. Formed only recently, the Communications Committee is one of two created by the board to help extend and reinforce OASPA’s contributions to policy-making and education around open access publishing…. Read full article >