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Category - Scholarly Communications

Moving OA Article Publishing to the Default

At the beginning of 2020, a massive open access (OA) contract was finalized between 700+ research institutions in Germany and the major academic publisher Springer Nature. How does this agreement affect researchers in Hong Kong?

Altmetrics Basics for Researchers

Altmetrics is an emergent way to assess research impact. Knowing what it means and how to use it is helpful for you to manage your research output and profile.

Report on the “Future of Scholarly Publishing and Scholarly Communication”

Prepared by the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (European Commission), this report analyses the present states of scholarly communication and publishing, and proposes ten principles through which a vision for scholarly communication should be shaped over the next decade. The report also offers recommendations to key stakeholders including researchers, institutions, funder and others in the scholarly communication landscape. The full report is available at Publications Office of the European Union.

About Publications Office

"The Publications Office of the European Union (Publications Office), based in Luxembourg, is an interinstitutional office whose task is to publish the publications of the institutions of the European Union (Decision 2009/496/EC, Euratom). Its core activities include production and dissemination of legal and general publications in a variety of paper and electronic formats, managing a range of websites providing EU citizens, governments and businesses with digital access to official information and data from the EU, including EUR-Lex, the EU Open Data Portal, EU Publications, TED (Tenders Electronic Daily), CORDIS and ensuring long-term preservation of content produced by EU institutions and bodies" (Source: Who we are).