Posts Tagged: Open Access

Emory Libraries announce First Read and Publish Agreement with Cambridge University Press

Scholarly publishing business models have undergone radical changes in the past couple of decades, mainly with a shift toward open access, defined as “the free, immediate, online availability of research articles coupled with the rights to use these articles fully in the digital environment.” Because open access publishing is not supported by subscription fees, authors…

Happy International Open Access Week 2021!

This year, October 25-31 is International Open Access Week, and Emory is celebrating its authors who have shared their scholarship openly by featuring them on the Open Access at Emory website, which features information about OA books, journals, and journal articles produced by Emory authors. The site is collaboratively sponsored by the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship, the Emory Scholarly Communications Office,…

Emory Marks a Decade of Open Access and OpenEmory Celebrates 20,000 Total Works

by Jody Bailey On March 15, 2011, the Emory faculty passed an open access policy, joining a growing number of institutions making a commitment to share the results of their faculty research with audiences across the world. Through the policy, all Emory faculty members proactively grant permission to the university “to capture and make available…

Court Levies Hefty Fine Against Publisher

In recent open access publishing news, a federal judge ordered “predatory” publisher OMICS and conference organizers iMedPub (both owned by Srinubabu Gedela) to pay fines totaling $50.1 million in a summary judgement that concludes a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. In its press release about the lawsuit, the FTC charged that both…

Love Data Week is February 11-15

It’s time to Love Data this February! Data users and producers around the world are sharing resources and stories on social media February 11-15 with the hashtag #lovedata19. Follow us @EmoryLibraries for daily features about working with data at Emory. Don’t miss these data-related events and workshops on campus this week: Conversations in Digital Accessibilities…

OpenCon 2018: Fostering Graduate-Focused Open Humanities at Emory

This post was written by Stephanie Larson, the recipient of the Emory Libraries’ OpenCon 2018 Travel Scholarship. Anyone who reads about the current state of the humanities is probably aware of the persistent trend of producing articles that sound the death knell for the whole humanistic enterprise. According to these articles, the humanities are dying…

Eight Good Reasons Why Emory Faculty Authors Should Use OpenEmory

Note: This post originally published on this blog on October 6, 2016 . It has been updated to reflect new information. The theme of this year’s International Open Access Week  (October 22–28) is Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge. In celebration, we’re highlighting OpenEmory, an open access digital repository of scholarly works by members of the…

Open Access Week 2018 – Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge

International Open Access Week 2018’s Theme poses the question, “Is Open Access truly open?” Emory’s new strategic framework, “One Emory: Engaged for Impact,” challenges the university to find new ways to “unleash Emory and Atlanta’s shared future to mobilize change for the world.” Both, in tandem, invite us to consider global impact and equality as…

Open Access – An Overview

By: Jessica Coates, doctoral candidate for Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Could you imagine spending five plus years working on a project to no longer being able to access or see your published work? Unfortunately, this was a reality for several of the Open Con 2017 attendees as we shared what brought us to Berlin last…

Meet the Libraries’ Innovation Grants Winners

This post is the first in a series featuring the innovative projects/programs that our colleagues are implementing with the help of internal grants offered by the Emory University Libraries. The two internal grants are the Innovation Grant and the Mini-Grant. These are available to support innovation or the purchase of tools or training that will…

OpenCon 2017 Scholarship Deadline 9/1/17 – Apply Now!

OpenCon 2017 Travel Scholarship Call for Applications The Emory Scholarly Communications Office is pleased to announce a travel scholarship for OpenCon 2017 (http://www.opencon2017.org). OpenCon 2017, organized by the Right to Research Coalition, SPARC (The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition), and a committee of student and early career researcher organizations from around the world, is…

OpenCon 2016 Scholarship Deadline 9/1/16 – Apply now!

  OpenCon 2016 Travel Scholarship Call for Applications The Emory Scholarly Communications Office is pleased to announce a travel scholarship for OpenCon 2016 (http://www.opencon2016.org). OpenCon 2016, organized by the Right to Research Coalition, SPARC (The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) and a committee of student and early career researcher organizations from around the world,…