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Interview: Open Access Preprints boost Article Citations and Mentions

we were talking with Nicholas Fraser In a recently published study (PDF) a team of researchers of ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics and GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences analysed if preprints are associated with increased citations and sharings of journal articles. Nicholas Fraser, postdoctoral researcher at ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics, explains their findings to us. What was the topic of your recently published research on preprints? Our new study was undertaken as part of the “OASE” project, where we are aiming to understand how open access to scientific publications influences their impact, […]

Open Access-Strategie des BMBF – ein wichtiger Lückenschluss

Mit seiner Open Access-Strategie strebt das Bundesministerium für Forschung und Bildung (BMBF) an, Open Access zum Standard zu machen, und stellt darin grünen und goldenen Weg gleichberechtigt nebeneinander. Damit gewinnt Open Access an Fahrt und bereitet möglicherweise den Weg für ein noch stärkeres Bekenntnis zu Open Science.   Am 20.09.2016 hat das BMBF seine Open…

From Vision to Action? The Amsterdam Call for Action on Open Science

At the Amsterdam Conference on Open Science hosted by the Netherlands’ EU Presidency on April 4 and 5 2016 the Dutch presidency presented the Amsterdam Call for Action on Open Science. It formulates twelve action items striving for full Open Access for all scientific publications and a new approach for optimal reuse of research data…