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 >

Call for Contributions to the 7th Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing (COASP)

The Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association, OASPA, is delighted to be holding the 7th Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing (COASP) this year at the Trippenhuis at The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) in Amsterdam, September 15th-17th, 2015. Now established as a key event in the scholarly publishing calendar, the conference is… Read full article >

DOI Event Tracker Project

One of the reasons that OASPA exists is to identify ways in which publishers can work together to promote “best practices for maintaining and disseminating OA scholarly communications”.  Last year, several OASPA members started to explore how they might work together in the area of article metrics.  Their reasoning was that such metrics would be… Read full article >

Invitation to OASPA members to shape use cases for attribution and re-use

Providing appropriate and accurate attribution for works that inform and inspire scholarship is core to Open Access. And, as the prevalence of particularly Creative Commons licenses grows, publishers have a valuable role to play in supporting our authors and readers in effectively navigating the complexities of whom to attribute, when, and how. OASPA has therefore… Read full article >