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17 Mar 2016
Posted by Iryna Kuchma, Open Access Programme Manager
In 2014, the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) issued open access policies to make their research openly available. These policies are producing results, and open access and open data are steadily growing in China. Open access to publications In (...)
10 Mar 2016
Posted by Iryna Kuchma, Open Access Programme Manager
2015 was a busy year for everyone involved in promoting open access (OA) in Serbia, but results were positive, says Milica Ševkušić, EIFL’s OA Country Coordinator in Serbia. Achievements that Serbia’s OA movement can be especially proud of include increases in the quality and quantity of OA content (...)
28 Jan 2016
Posted by Iryna Kuchma, Open Access Programme Manager
Open access – the immediate, online, free and unrestricted availability of research results – is a powerful solution to the barriers that researchers in developing and transition economy countries face in accessing and sharing critical research that can improve people’s lives. In collaboration with (...)
07 Dec 2015
Posted by Iryna Kuchma, Open Access Programme Manager
Over 50 research funders and representatives of research organizations from 15 countries attended workshops in Budapest, Hungary, to revisit the Horizon 2020 open access (OA) mandate, to examine OA policy developments in Europe, and to share examples of best practice in OA policy development and (...)
23 Jul 2015
Posted by Iryna Kuchma, Open Access Programme Manager
Zambia Library Consortium (ZALICO) has launched a national open access (OA) advocacy project that aims to transform Zambia’s research landscape. The project is supported by EIFL, and aims to encourage OA uptake through advocacy, OA policy formulation, and to increase OA publishing in order to (...)
Ján Gondoľ included OA, open data and open education policies in Slovakia’s OGP Action Plan 2015
22 Apr 2015
Posted by Iryna Kuchma, Open Access Programme Manager
Open Government Partnership Initiative (OGP) provides an international platform for domestic reformers committed to making their governments more open, accountable, and responsive to citizens. OGP has 65 participating countries, which include among others the following EIFL partner countries: (...)
09 Mar 2015
Posted by Iryna Kuchma, Open Access Programme Manager
EIFL has released a new video that shows the impact of an EIFL Open Access Programme (EIFL-OA) supported project that succeeded in opening up critical research from Kenyan researchers to the world. The video features students, librarians, faculty and research administrator (DVC) from the University (...)