Seeking social justice in scholarly publishing
For Open Access Week 2020, Dimity Flanagan (Manager, Scholarly Communications) is speaking with researchers across the University of Melbourne about why Open Access is important and …
Open Access and COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the urgent need for accelerated discovery and a more open model for sharing of research findings.
Springer Nature x ResearchGate – the What, Why and How of the syndication
X Recently, Springer Nature and Research Gate have announced a pilot to “deliver seamless discovery and an enhanced reading experience” through a syndication of selected …
Thesis Reveal: Does open access publishing limit other publishing options?
Are you a graduate researcher conflicting over whether to publish your research on open access or through a commercial form of scholarly publishing? This particular …
Does open access increase citations?
Ever wondered if increased exposure and visibility afforded by open access journals leads to an increase in citations? This article in the LSE Impact Blog by Yang Li, Chaojiang Wu, Erjia Yan and Kai Li reports …
Sourcing and sharing photos on Wikimedia Commons
Wednesday 24 October 2018, 12:00pm – 1:00pm. Dulcie Hollyock room, Baillieu Library. Wikimedia Commons is an online repository of free-use images, sounds, and other media files. Wikimedia Commons is free. …
Open Access Week (22-26 October 2018)
The theme of this week’s Open Access week is ‘Designing equitable foundations for open knowledge’. Open access makes research available to be used by anyone and …
Minerva Access: Home to the University’s Thesis Collection, From 1893 to Today
Did you know the university’s institutional repository, Minerva Access, houses over 12,000 theses authored by university alumni? The collection contains a mix of older theses, dating …
Need a refresher on Open Access?
For some holiday reading, we thought you might want a refresher and reminder on Open Access publishing because as researchers, it is critical to understand the impact …
Open Access and Sharing Your Work
As researchers, it is critical to understand the legality of your work. This week, 23 Research Things blog brings you more information about the three varieties …
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