Open Access Publishing

Open Access is defined as publications that are free to all interested readers, and the publishers place no financial or copyright barriers between the readers and the article. Why Open Acceess is important>>

OA Webinars

The Open Access Academy delivers a series of webinars where we will discuss and try to answer all your questions related to OA publishing and OA journals. Check our OA Webinars page>>

OA Publishing training

We will organize OA publishing training with editors of the most prominent Open Access Journals. All trainings will be open for everyone and completely free of charge. Check our OA Tutorial page>>

Funding

How do you fund your Open Access publication? Publishing Open Access can sometimes be expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. Check Open Access Academy guide and see what you can do>>

OA Networking

Do you want to share your experience with other colleagues? Do you want to get in touch with OA advocates? Check our OA Events page>>

Support OAA

How can you support the Open Access Academy? What can you do to promote Open Access? Find answers to these and other questions on our Support OAA page>>

News / Blog

New Webinar Building your online reputation

  • By OAA
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  • June 29, 2016

Promoting yourself online can be hard, especially for academics. It’s a delicate matter that’s usually not taught in schools or discussed among peers.

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New OpenCon 2016

  • By OAA
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  • April 26, 2016

OpenCon 2016 will be returning to Washington, DC on November 12-14, 2016, where it will be hosted at the American University Washington College of Law.

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Survey on OA Awareness

  • By OAA
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  • April 7, 2016

This survey collects information about awareness on open access among students and early stage researchers. We need just 3 min of your time!

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Open Data Button

  • By OAA
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  • March 7, 2016

Open Data Button enables users to find and request data while making it easy for authors to share.

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Open Data Webinar – Winning Grant Proposals with #OpenScience

  • By OAA
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  • February 22, 2016

Open Access Academy, Eurodoc and Foster project are organizing a Webinar about Open Data with name: Winning Grant Proposals with #OpenScience...

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New Tutorial: Ten Simple Rules for Getting Published

  • By OAA
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  • January 23, 2016

The student council of the International Society for Computational Biology asked Philip E. Bourne (Editor-in-Chief of PLoS Computational Biology) to present his thoughts on getting published.

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Tutorial: Editing your paper before submission

  • By OAA
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  • December 31, 2015

This tutorial gives step by step instructions for editing your paper before submission. These steps can apply to any paper, whether it is for a class or an academic journal or a conference.

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The Directory of Open Access Journals

  • By OAA
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  • December 7, 2015

The aim of the DOAJ is to increase the visibility and ease of use of open access scientific and scholarly journals, thereby promoting their increased usage and impact....

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Open Data Webinar – How, Why and Where?

  • By OAA
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  • November 26, 2015

Open Access Academy, Eurodoc and Foster project are organizing a Webinar about Open Data with name: Open Data “How, Why and Where?”...

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Quality Open Access Market

  • By OAA
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  • November 25, 2015

QOAM – is primarily for authors who want to publish their article in open access in a high quality journal and for a reasonable price...

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OpenCon 2015 Videos

  • By OAA
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  • November 21, 2015

OpenCon 2015 is the student and early career academic professional conference on Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data...

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Think – Check – Submit

  • By OAA
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  • November 21, 2015

Think. Check. Submit. is a campaign to help researchers identify trusted journals for their research...

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Open Access Week 2015

  • By OAA
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  • October 13, 2015

Open Access Week, themed “Open for Collaboration,” has gone really global this year and one can find an OA event on every continent from October 19 to 25...

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Open Access and Early stage researchers

  • By OAA
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  • October 13, 2015

Eurodoc and Foster are organizing a Webinar about Open Access and the opportunities raised for early stage researchers in a more open educational environment...

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What Is ORCID?

  • By OAA
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  • September 27, 2015

Part of being a successful researcher lies in the ability to stand out from your peers, which can be done through making and being acknowledge for valuable and original contributions....

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Check what your colleagues’ students and young researchers have to say about Open Access

  • By OAA
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  • August 5, 2015

Kurtis: I had the chance to talk to many brilliant researchers about issues surrounding access to articles, data, and educational resources. Here are some clips from some of those interviews...

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Open Access Academy is looking for volunteers and contributors

  • By OAA
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  • July 29, 2015

Now it is the time to expand our team and prepare Open Access Academy portal for the final version ...

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Open Access, Open Science, benefits for young researchers

  • By OAA
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  • June 27, 2015

Empowering graduate students: science dissemination and science communication “in the open” 7 – 8 July 2015 ...

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Open Access Academy Survey Report

  • By OAA
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  • June 11, 2015

The Open Access Survey was created as part of the Open Access Academy (OAA). The OAA was created in...

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Apply Now to Attend OpenCon 2015

  • By OAA
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  • June 4, 2015

Applications to attend OpenCon 2015 in Brussels, Belgium on November 14-16 are officially open! You can apply now at...

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OpenCon 2015

  • By OAA
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  • April 10, 2015

11 organizations representing the next generation of scholars, researchers, and academic professionals announced OpenCon 2015...

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Open Access Publishing Survey

  • By OAA
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  • February 19, 2015

Open Access Academy launches a survey on open access publishing in order to do research about awareness of OA Publishing among...

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Creative Commons (CC) license

  • By OAA
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  • Deember 26, 2014

A Creative Commons (CC) license is one of several public copyright licenses that enable the free distribution of an otherwise copyrighted work.

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Open Access Week

  • By OAA
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  • November 28, 2014

Open Access Week, a global event now entering its eighth year, is an opportunity for the academic and research...

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Open Access explained – video

  • By OAA
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  • November 22, 2014

What is open access? Nick Shockey and Jonathan Eisen take us through the world of open access publishing and...

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