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Open Access & Subscription Models

The International Open Access Week is a great time for the community to reflect upon the ways open access is reshaping scholarly publishing and communication. We reached…
More and more scholarly societies, funders, publishers, and researchers are joining the efforts to make research behind pay walls accessible. Learn about some of the…
Indonesia is a world leader in the number of free-to-read published research journals. Know what this means for the research ecosystem in Indonesia.
With a definitive shift towards open access in the academic publishing landscape, journals and publishers are providing more avenues for open access publishing. Mirror…
Have you heard of Plan S? It has been one of the hottest topics of discussion among academics over the past few months. Most of you might be aware of what it is. If you…
Iryna Kuchma is the Open Access Programme Manager for EIFL, a not-for-profit organization that helps libraries enable access to knowledge in developing and transition…
Why are researchers choosing open access? A growing realization of the benefits of switching from the traditional subscription model to the open access model has…
Open access is the way forward for scholarly communication as it gives research maximum outreach. However, many researchers are not keen on publishing open access…
Top 8 questions about open access researchers frequently ask
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There is a definitive shift in the publishing industry towards open access. The share of open access journal publishing is steadily increasing through the launch of new…
Open access vs subscription model: What do journals prefer?
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Open access is steadily gaining momentum in academia, but many young researchers are still unclear about it. What is open access? What are the different venues for…