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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Tricks of the Trade – How to get your article?

Finding Articles

In this episode, we discuss different ways to get a hold of articles in science that are Open Access. There is a wide range of possibilities, some of them are integrated into the Library service, and some are browser extensions that you can install on your own or via your University. There are also illegal ways to get scientific articles, that you should not use.

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To Open Access or Not to Open Access?

Misconceptions and Reasonable Doubt

To OA or not to OA? What are the main reasons for our scientists not to choose Open Access to their publications?

Some reasons are clearly misconceptions and some are valid reasons where there exist some solutions.

In episode 4 of this podcast adviser Aysa Ekanger, who works with research and publishing support at the University Library at the University of Tromsø, lays out the main reasons and some of the solutions to the concerns with Open Access.

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