“What has been happening in the world of Open Access in the last week?” The Royal Society, the national academy of science in the UK, has launched Royal Society Open Science, a new open access journal covering science, engineering and mathematics. The society is offering an introductory waiver of APCs for accepted papers. Nature Publishing Group […]

“What has been happening in the world of Open Access in the last week? ” The Open Access Button has joined with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Creative Commons and the Right to Research Coalition to launch a petition in support of Diego Gomez who currently faces up to eight years in prison for posting research results […]

Diego Gomez currently faces up to eight years in prison for doing something thousands of researchers do every day: posting research results online for those who would not otherwise have a way to access them. Support Diego Gomez, Sign our petition. In many parts of the world, students face barriers to access academic materials, many […]

This is a weekly series highlighting Open Access Button users from around the world, discussing their work, and sharing their stories. If you would like to participate, please email oabutton@gmail.com.   This week we caught up with Timothée Poisot, a computational ecologist, whose research focuses on understanding how species interactions change over time and space, […]

“What has been happening in the world of Open Access in the last week ?” Ernesto Priego, a lecturer in Library Science, City University London and Open Access advocate, pointed out at his interview with the Open Access Button the importance of libraries in Open Access. “Libraries are at the forefront of both access to information […]