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Anniversaries of Open Access Policies

A dynamic list of more than 650 open access polices and their dates of adoption can be found in Wikidata: https://w.wiki/8DF. The list contains many facts first collected in the UK-based Registry of Open Access Repositories Mandates and Policies (ROARMAP). Czech Academy of Sciences example According to the list, the Czech Academy of Sciences adopted […]

Update: Open-Access Society Publishers in Wikidata

As described in my post of 6 September 2019, I am working on adding SOAR Catalog¬†references to Wikidata. Here is an ongoing list¬†as of 11 September 2019. It will be revised in the near future.  

Open-Access Society Publishers in Wikidata

In September 2013 Caroline Sutton, Peter Suber, and Amanda Page launched a third edition of the Society Open Access Research (SOAR) Catalog. As of 2019 it exists online as a continuously updated Google spreadsheet. Recently I chatted with the catalog’s editors and began an independent, volunteer effort to amplify the carefully maintained contents of this […]