The History of Scholarly Publishing

What can we learn from history?

In this episode, we talk about the history of scholarly publishing and relates it to today’s Open Science debate.

Historian, philologist and senior academic librarian, Per Pippin Aspaas, takes us through some historical development of scholarly publishing and his views on Open Science today.

Aspaas is a historian, philologist, and an academic librarian at UiT – The Arctic University of Norway.

You can see his own publications here and here.

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Implementing DORA

What follows from signing DORA?

In this episode, we try to explain what The Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA) is, and what happens after you have signed the declaration?

The guest of this episode is Kenneth Ruud. He is a professor of theoretical chemistry. He is also Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Research at UIT – The Arctic University of Norway.

Ruud gives us an insight into how this declaration will change his organization and what challenges they are facing.

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The Psychology of Open Access

Psychology of Open Access

In this episode, we talk about the psychology of publishing Open Access. What are the main factors for not choosing OA-publications, and how could institutions and policymakers better understand the choice of the researcher.

Organizational psychologist and ph.d. candidate Lars Moksness at the Tromsø school of Business and Economics at UIT – the Arctic University has published several papers on the issue.

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