The publishing platform Juridikbok.se is a pragmatic response to the problem that important but out-of-print Swedish legal texts are increasingly inaccessible, as they are only available in a diminishing number of print copies that are falling apart from high use. After many years of law libraries struggling to provide access to these books, a growing collection of them are now freely available to anyone with an internet connection.
Ornis Svecica is one of many scientific and scholarly journals hosted at Lund University’s open journal platform, Open Journals at Lund University (OJLU). Since 2019 the journal has been published openly accessible to anyone, with no cost to either author or reader, a publishing model often called “diamond open access”. We talked to Managing Editor Martin Stervander and Associate Editor Åke Lindström about the journal and their mission to study birds in Sweden.
In the European Commission’s latest framework programme for research and innovation, Horizon Europe 2021-2027, applicants are required to account for how open science practices are to be implemented in their project and how these benefit the project’s overall aim. In this blog entry, I have been talking to Anneli Wiklander and Teresia Rindefjäll, research funder advisors at Research Services to learn more about the implications of these new requirements.
Nicolò Dell’Unto is an associate professor and senior lecture in archaeology. His research focus on developing digital methodologies for archaeological analysis. He is part of a team that is maintaining and developing the Lund University Digital Archaeological Laboratory (DARK Lab) which is a research infrastructure that develops visualization strategies for analysis of archaeological data.
The number of scientific article published open access by researchers affiliated with Lund University has increased from 26 % in 2015 to 69 % in 2021. A consortium of Swedish universities, colleges and national agencies called BIBSAM, has for approximately 30 years, negotiated agreements for access to electronic resources. Today these agreements also encompass publishing fees in open access and hybrid journals.
Researchers and PhD students that would like to share their experiences and needs related to implementing open science approaches in their research are most welcome to register for the open workshops that the ‘Open science at Lund University’ project will organise in February and March.
Lund University decided in November 2021 to apply for membership in the EOSC Association, which will be beneficial both for the University in general and for researchers involved in different projects related to EOSC. But what is EOSC? Here follows a short background.
Michael Bossetta is a researcher and associate senior lecturer in media and communication studies at Lund University. His research explores how social media are …
Citizen science refers to ways of engaging non-researchers in research projects. The most common way of doing this is that volunteers help to either …