Paywall: The Business of Scholarship, produced by Jason Schmitt, provides focus on the need for open access to research and science, questions the rationale behind the $25.2 billion a year that flows into for-profit academic publishers, examines the 35-40% profit margin associated with the top academic publisher Elsevier and looks at how that profit margin […]
According to the 2019 Happiness Report, the Nordic countries are still on the lead when it comes to the happiest countries in the world. Finland is on the top of the list, followed by Denmark, Norway and Iceland. Other countries with positive feelings are The Netherlands (5th), Canada (9th) or the United Kingdom (15th).
OpenAIRE provides help and open acces to reseachers all over the world. Providing Open Access to research, both research papers and (the underlying) datasets, is not only beneficial for the public, but also for the researchers: several studies indicate that openness increases citations. Openness also improves reproducibility of your research results – and it might introduce […]