Research and technology, Society

Creative Commons

8 Sep , 2015  

Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools. Its free, easy-to-use copyright licenses provide a simple, standardized way to give the public permission to share and use your creative work — on conditions of your choice. CC licenses let you easily change your copyright […]

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Research and technology

BioMed Central

8 Sep , 2015  

BioMed Central is an STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) publisher which has pioneered the open access publishing model, and was acquired by Springer Verlag in 2008. All original research articles published by BioMed Central are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication. BioMed Central views open access to research as essential in order to […]

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Research and technology

Hindawi Publishing Corporation

8 Sep , 2015  

Hindawi Publishing Corporation is a commercial publisher of peer-reviewed journals covering a wide range of academic disciplines. Founded in 1997, Hindawi currently employs more than 1,000 employees and publishes 400+ open access, peer-reviewed journals. Hindawi’s journals maintain the highest standards of peer review, with more than 40,000 internationally-recognized Editors serving on the Editorial Boards of Hindawi’s journals. […]

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Nature Publishing Group

8 Sep , 2015  

In December 2007, NPG introduced the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-Share Alike Unported licence for those articles in Nature journals that are publishing the primary sequence of an organism’s genome for the first time. All articles in NPG’s open-access journals Molecular Systems Biology, Clinical and Translational Gastroenterology, and Cell Death and Disease are published under either a Creative Commons attribution-non commercial-share […]

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries

8 Sep , 2015  

MIT Libraries offers a local version of the Scholar’s Copyright Addendum Engine, created by Creative Commons as a means of simplifying the process of implementing an addendum to retain scholarly rights when publishing. The library system of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT Libraries) covers all five academic schools comprising the university. The print and multimedia collections of the MIT Libraries […]

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FOSTER

8 Sep , 2015  

FOSTER (Facilitate Open Science Training for European Research) is a 2-year, EU-Funded (FP7) project, carried out by 13 partners across 8 countries. The primary aim is to produce a European-wide training programme that will help researchers, postgraduate students, librarians and other stakeholders to incorporate Open Access approaches into their existing research methodologies. In recent years […]

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Research and technology, Society

PLOS BLOGS

8 Sep , 2015  

PLOS (The Public Library of Science) is a non profit publisher and advocacy organization on a mission to lead a transformation in research communication. From its start, PLOS has engaged in debate about science and medicine. Two Types of PLOS BLOGS 1) PLOS staff-written and edited blogs Beginning with the launch of the organization’s main blog, plos.org, […]

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The Personal Genome Project

8 Sep , 2015  

The Personal Genome Project (PGP) is creating a freely available scientific resource that brings together genomic, environmental and human trait data. These data are donated by volunteers enrolled in a PGP study from our global network. Initiated by George Church at Harvard Medical School in 2005, the PGP has pioneered ethical, legal, and technical aspects […]

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PLOS

7 Sep , 2015  

PLOS (Public Library of Science) is a nonprofit scientific and medical publishing venture that provides scientists and physicians with high-quality, high-profile journals in which to publish their most important work. Under the open access model, PLOS journals are immediately available online, with no charges for access and no restrictions on subsequent redistribution or use, as long […]

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Research and technology

CyberLeninka

7 Sep , 2015  

CyberLeninka is a nonprofit Russian open access scientific library. The main objectives of the library is to promote science and research activities, public control of the quality of scientific publications, and the development of a modern institute for scientific review and interdisciplinary research. CyberLeninka is going to be the first step to build Russian open science infrastructure. […]

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