In 2019 Norway decided not to renew their deal with the Dutch publisher Elsevier. The reasons were clear: there was no real transition towards Open Access.
Now, a new deal has been signed with the same publisher, and the deal is worth around 9-10 million euros. But the question is: What kind of a deal has been made this time around?
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What is the so-called reproducibility crisis?
You might have heard of the reproducibility crisis/replication crisis in some parts of science. But what exactly is it, and how can new replication studies benefit from Open Science?
Our guest in this episode is Gerit Pfuhl, associate professor in psychology at UiT – The Arctic University of Norway.
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Deal or No Deal?
Norwegian research institutions have decided not to renew their agreement with Elsevier.
The agreement with the publisher Elsevier expired at the end of 2018. Negotiations have been underway for more than six months between Unit (department for IT and collective services for higher education and research) and the Dutch publisher, without reaching a new agreement.
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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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What is it like to run a company that only publish Open Access Peer Reviewed Journals?
In this episode of the Podcast Open Science Talk, CEO of Hindawi Publishing, Paul Peters joins us. Hindawi is one of the world’s largest publishers of peer-reviewed, fully Open Access journals.
He is also the president of OASPA -Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association and a board member of Crossref, a company who tries to makes research outputs easy to find, cite, link, and assess.
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