In September this year, over 160 delegates working in scholarly publishing, librarianship, academia, government, startups, scholarly societies, consultancies and for non-profits. descended on Arlington, Virginia, for the 8th Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing (COASP). From the evening of Tuesday 20th September through to the afternoon of Thursday 22nd September, delegates listened to presentations on… Read full article >
We are pleased to announce that all of the recordings, slides and posters from COASP 2016 are now available to watch and download via the OASPA website, along with those from previous years. We will be announcing the details of COASP 2017 soon; please stay tuned for an announcement.
In our second Q&A article to mark Peer Review Week 2016, we asked some early-career researchers about their involvement in peer review and how they feel they are recognised for their work. These responses have been provided by Sonia Sen (SS), a member of eLife’s Early Career Advisory Group and postdoctoral researcher for three years,… Read full article >
In the first of two Q&A articles to mark Peer Review Week 2016, we at OASPA and eLife asked experienced reviewers and two early-career researchers for their views on recognition and innovation in peer review. The reviewers included Suzanne Pfeffer (SP), from eLife, and a contributor from Ubiquity Press (UP). Alecia Carter (AC) from eLife’s… Read full article >
In recent months, the open access community has called for greater consistency in licensing and attribution practices for academic research. As scholarly publishing experts discussed in recent OASPA webinars on licensing and attribution, publishers are well placed to lead the way in standardising attribution and open licensing practices. OASPA provides here a basic guide to… Read full article >