Tag Archives: OASPA

OASPA Endorses the Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA)

(12 February 2018) OASPA is pleased to announce our formal endorsement of the Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA). Developed in 2012 at the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Cell Biology in San Francisco, DORA is a cross-disciplinary global initiative seeking to improve the ways in which scholarly research outputs are evaluated. OASPA is […]


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Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing, version 3

The 3rd version of the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing is published today (15 January 2018) The Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA), and the World Association of Medical Editors (WAME) are scholarly organizations that have seen an […]


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Growing support for the Initiative for Open Citations, I4OC

(11 July 2017) Launched back in April, the Initiative for Open Citations (I4OC) has a bold ambition: for 100% of citation data to be freely available for re-use. And so far this collaboration between publishers, researchers and other stakeholders is proving to be well on the way to achieving that goal. For users to be […]


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Panelists discuss open access publishing in the global south for OASPA webinar

(16 December 2016) Xin Bi (Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University/DOAJ), Ina Smith (Academy of Science of South Africa), and Abel Packer (SciELO) recently joined OASPA for a webinar to discuss Open Access Publishing in the Global South. Lars Bjørnshauge (DOAJ) chaired the discussion. The Copyright Clearance Center hosted the webinar. Leyla Williams, Events and Communications Coordinator at […]


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Best practices in licensing and attribution: What you need to know

(19 September 2016) In recent months, the open access community has called for greater consistency in licensing and attribution practices for academic research. As scholarly publishing experts discussed in recent OASPA webinars on licensing and attribution, publishers are well placed to lead the way in standardising attribution and open licensing practices. OASPA provides here a […]


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OASPA reaches 100 members

(7 September 2016) OASPA, the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association has announce that membership has reached the 100 mark. OASPA continues to receive much interest and support from organisations wanting to join as members and is growing steadily as a result. Its membership includes a wide range of individual academic-led titles, small, medium and large […]


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Call for contributions to the 7th Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing (COASP)

6 May 2015) The Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association, OASPA, is holding the 7th Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing (COASP) this year at the Trippenhuis at The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) in Amsterdam, September 15th-17th, 2015. The Program Committee have set aside one of the sessions within the conference program […]


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Invitation to OASPA members to shape use cases for attribution and re-use

(4 December 2014) OASPA has introduced “Getting the credit,” a new set of proposed principles and basic use cases for open-access publishers to use, test, and expand on in order to support scholars. OASPA members are invited to help test and expand on this important new set of use cases and principles for the attribution […]


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