policy

  • eForum Webinar: Libraries, The Lyon Declaration, and the Road to 2030

    The e-forum is an online event is a joint effort by the Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR), the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to provide a forum for institutions and individuals to learn more about the ...
  • Overview of the Open Access Repository Capacity Strengthening Programme for Africa (OA-RCSP)

    The collaborative programme OA-RCSP supports research institutions in Africa with the establishment of Open Access repositories and thus facilitates the access and use of knowledge. It is conducted by the Royal Tropical Institute of the Netherlands, the Association of African Universities and other collaborators like the UNESCO, INASP, national consortia ...
  • Open Access to Agricultural Research: Developments and policies

    Within the last years the awareness about scholarly communication has been raised which is important for the formulation of future policies in this area. This development can be deduced from the growing number of Open Access journals and repositories which are mostly supported by the scholar community. The Directory of ...
  • Confederación de Repositorios de Acceso Abierto (COAR)

    El webinar presentará la Confederación de Repositorios de Acceso Abierto (COAR), una asociación internacional sin fines de lucro que tiene como objetivo promover mayor visibilidad y aplicación de los resultados de la investigación a través de las redes globales de repositorios digitales de acceso abierto. ...
  • From Tactical to strategic thinking: picking priorities in Open Access

    The talk retraced the current developments in Open Access by focusing on the two complimentary approaches - self archiving and Open Access publishing. Regarding the self archiving route, the need to engage the researchers to increase repository deposits, was emphasized. Two use cases of repository deposit strategies were mentioned, these ...
  • agINFRA open access recommendations for agri-food research community

    The agINFRA project, supported by the Agriculture Information Management Standards of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (AIMS FAO) and the CIARD global initiative, introduces a set of recommendations applying to agri-food research community for data management, sharing and dissemination. Additionally, these recommendations aim to provide a ...
  • 6th INASP Open Access Week competition

    The International Network of Availability of Scientific Publications (INASP) has announced the 6th Open Access week 2013 competition.This will be an opportunity for the academic and research community to learn more about the potential benefits of Open Access, to share what they’ve learned with colleagues, and to help inspire ...