The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) launched the OAPEN-CH pilot project in summer 2014. At that time, it had introduced new funding policies that only covered books that were published online and openly accessible after an embargo period of...
R⓪ss MounceOAPEN-CH - The impact of open access on scientific monographs in Switzerland doi.org/10.5281/zenodo… HT @heluc "Statistically, open access did not have a negative influence on the sales figures for printed books... more copies overall were sold in the experimental [OA] group"
The PDF document is a more efficiently compressed version of the PDF file available at Bloomsbury Academic (1.5MB instead of 2.1MB from the original file). I...
R⓪ss MounceOpen access availability (online) can and does drive sales. I leafed through Lessig's 'Remix' online archive.org/details/Lawren… before deciding it'd be worth my while to buy myself a physical copy #OA
R⓪ss Mounce"It would not be difficult to compile a list of books which have both sold in the tens of thousands and been submitted as research outputs to an RAE or REF panel." If it's not difficult, please publish it! Hard evidence better than conjecture @britac_news
Large science publisher Elsevier does not meet the requirements of Swedish universities and research institutes
In order to take steps towards the goal of immediate open access by 2026 set by the Swedish Government, the Bibsam Consortium has after...