Expanding the use of openly licensed materials in higher education and K-12 classrooms
Removing barriers to the free sharing of scholarly research
Building the body of cultural and creative works freely available to the public
Facilitating scientific collaboration and innovation through the free flow of data
Hybrid journals offer flexibility to authors by providing them with a choice of publishing models. However, over the years, they have come under significant scrutiny and criticism, such as double-dipping and high APCs. There is a need to strike a balance between open access movement and compensation for publishers.
Open data has significant potential to foster civic innovation. Here we look at the big winners of the NYC Open Data Contest 2018, to see how private individuals have used open data to provide creative solutions for contemporary problems.
We’ve officially gotten the go-ahead to organize our first US chapter meeting under the new CC Global Network Charter.
With Article Publishing Charge (APC) becoming the model of choice for open access movement, what does it mean for authorship and open access when APCs are high?