After a long and difficult negotiation process between the publisher Elsevier and the Swedish Bibsam-consortium (of which KI is a member) we now have a new national agreement with the publisher.
The transition to open access book publication has been slower than of journals.
Relevant authorities should be given the responsibility for continuously following-up and analyzing the national costs of publication.
A year ago, KIB decided to introduce vegetarian as the norm, which means that food paid by the employer is lacto-ovo-vegetarian by default. The idea of the shift is to reduce carbon dioxide emissions animal food often entails.
Research funding agencies and educational institutions share responsibility for financing of publication costs.
Affinity Trinity, which is now available to KI students, can in most cases replace Adobe's CC suite and meet the majority of your graphics-related needs.
In order to promote both high research quality and continued social development the government emphasized the importance of transitioning to an open access scholarly publication system.
The Swedish Government has formulated a goal to make research results financed via public funds immediately accessible to everyone.
The task of universities is to ”collaborate with and inform society of its activities, as well as ensure that research results produced at the universities are of use to society at large."
The discussions on open access to scholarly publications started more than 20 years ago. Shortly after the turn of the millennium, a public statement called Budapest Open Access Initiative was launched and soon after that came the Berlin Declaration.
In the latest research policy bill Knowledge in partnership – for society’s challenges and stronger competitiveness the opinion is that open access to research results is a way of “maintaining and promoting high-quality research”
At the moment there are scam emails circulating, falsely made to look like they originate from KI. The sender is trying to obtain the password to your KI account.
A new agreement from July 15 2019 gives KI researchers the opportunity to publish open access articles without fees in more than 570 fully open access journals from Springer Nature.
Research data can be described as facts or numbers that have been collected for examination and considered the basis for reasoning, discussion or calculations.
When the opportunity arose to give feedback on the implementation guide for Plan S, the following points were conveyed to the Swedish research funders FORTE and Formas
Since January 1, 2019 there has been some changes to the library’s selection of e-resources. you will have access to more e-books within evidence-based medicine, but some databases and reference books have been cancelled.