1. Focus Group on Information Budget

    Background Concerning the open access transformation, academic libraries and institutions in Germany are faced with the challenge of implementing information budgets. The goal is an institution-wide a...

  2. Open Access Barcamp

    With our barcamps, we offer interested members of the Open Access community the opportunity to get into interaction with others, to network, and to learn from each other. In comparison to traditional ...

  3. Staff Weeks

    Open Access Staff Weeks give library staff the opportunity to take a look behind the scenes at other institutions. Participants have the opportunity to learn about best practices in the implementation...

  4. Focus Group on Subject Repositories

    Subject Repositories offer robust publication infrastructures and various associated services for specific subject communities. One of their central goals is to promote Open Access within these commun...

  5. Focus Group on Open Access Helpdesks

    Many scientists and scholars still have questions about how to deal with Open Access . Legal uncertainties often arise, but researchers are also unsure about practical issues such as choosing a suitab...

  6. Focus Group "Cost Control"

    For ten years, the EUR 2,000 limit set by the DFG was one of the most important instruments for managing and controlling open access publication fees . The DFG cost ceiling made a clear statement abou...

  7. Focus Group on Self-Archiving

    Self-archiving ( green open access ) continues to play a significant role in the transformation of the scholarly publication system to open access . Self-archiving in repositories is sometimes the pre...

  8. Fokus Group "scholar-led.network"

    The scholar-led.network focus group is intended to provide a venue for self-published journals and editor collectives of fee-free publication projects that are independent of major publishers. Inspire...

  9. Focus Group on Open Access Monograph Funds

    In order to boost open access for monographs and edited volumes , there are now more and more open access monograph funds that make landmark decisions for the open access book culture. This funding br...

  10. Focus Group on Open Access Books

    The implementation of Open Access in the field of book publications has gained momentum in recent years. Some universities and scientific institutions have already established support measures for Ope...

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