article processing charge search for term

A fee paid to the publisher to make an article free at point of access.

Synonyms: APC author processing costs article processing costs APC author processing costs article processing costs

Berlin Declaration search for term
Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities (22 October 2003). Milestone in the open access movement.
big deal search for term
regional contracts between big academic publishers and (consortia of) universities.
corresponding authors search for term
For the publisher this is the author that submits the publication. This can per publication only be one person.
creative commons search for term
Nonprofit corporation dedicated to making it easier for people to share and build upon the work of others within the framework of national copyright laws. The Creative Commons suite of free copyright licenses provides a simple, standardized way to give users permission to share and use creative and scholarly work.

Synonyms: CC Creative Commons

DOAJ search for term
Directory of Open Access Journals, offers an overview of all open access journals.
double dipping search for term
Double dipping describes the situation where a journal charges article processing charges on top of its normal subscription fee if an author wishes to make their particular article open acess. In effect, academia is paying twice. 
golden road search for term
the author or author institution can pay a fee to the publisher at publication time, the publisher thereafter making the material available 'free' at the point of access.

Synonyms: golden route gold road gold route

green road search for term
There are two roads towards open access: a golden road and a green road. The green road is based on self archiving. After publication the author uploads the article to a repository, hereby making the publication open access to the rest of the world. Publishers may demand an embargo period, during which access is restricted.

Synonyms: green route Green Road

hybrid search for term
a hybrid open access journal is a subscription journal in which some of the articles are open access. This status typically requires the payment of a publication fee to the publisher.
impact factor search for term
The impact factor of an academic journal is a measure reflecting the average number of citations to recent articles published in that journal.
oai search for term
The Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) is a protocol developed by the Open Archives Initiative. It is used to harvest (or collect) the metadata descriptions of the records in an archive so that services can be built using metadata from many archives.

Synonyms: OAI OAI-protocol

open access week search for term
Yearly week or period when events are organized that draw attention to open access

Synonyms: Open Access Week

peer review search for term
a process by which a scholarly work (such as a paper or a research proposal) is checked by a group of experts in the same field to make sure it meets the necessary standards before it is published or accepted

Synonyms: peer reviewed

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