Knowledge Exchange news items related to Open Access
Different alternative scholarly publishing platforms have appeared over recent years. But what are their pros and cons? Do they differ significantly from traditional scholarly journals? To better understand what individual alternative publishing platforms do and how they fit in the open scholarly communication ecosystem, Knowledge Exchange invited platforms working in open access publishing to contribute to a survey. We now have the first results. What have we learnt?
Our long-serving Knowledge Exchange Coordinator will be retiring at the end of the summer and we are now on the look-out for his successor. This is an exciting full time role where you will oversee all Knowledge Exchange partnership activities and operations, financial performance, communication and internal and external relations.
Knowledge Exchange (KE) invites any platforms working in open access publishing & communication who wishes to be included in a Knowledge Exchange taxonomy of Alternative Publishing Platforms to answer this call for entries.
What are the challenges that smaller publishers may face in successfully transitioning to open access (OA)? Knowledge Exchange (KE) and the German Centre for Higher Education Research and Science Studies (DZHW) have published an initial study of small journal publishers to help identify these.
We are excited to publish the latest Knowledge Exchange annual briefing. Here you can find out what we have been doing to facilitate open science and key achievements along the way.