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Recomendaciones para la implementación del artículo 37 Difusión en Acceso Abierto de la Ley de la Ciencia, la Tecnología y la Innovación (PDF) Guía práctica que detalla los aspectos principales de la política nacional de acceso abierto, define los nuevos roles que los diferentes actores deberán adoptar y propone una serie de recomendaciones destinadas a todos los implicados en la producción y gestión del mercado de la información científica.
El documento contiene un capítulo específico para gestores de ayudas públicas a la I+D+i, otro para las universidades y centros de investigación, otro para los investigadores y otro para las entidades suscriptoras de revistas científicas.

Readings for Open Access Week

Very Brief Introduction to Open Access. (1 page; available in English and 20 other languages.)

How To Make Your Own Work Open Access. (4 pages; available in English, Greek, and Spanish.)

Open Access: Six Myth To Put To Rest. (7 pages; from The Guardian, October 21, 2013.)

Open Access Overview. (10 pages; available in English and 10 other languages.)

Good Practices For University Open-Access Policies. (87 pages; with +Stuart Shieber.)

Open Access. (242 pages with an extra 25+ pages of updates and supplements; from MIT Press, 2012; available in English and Polish, partially in Greek, with 10 other translations in progress.)

My other writings on OA.

Open Access Journal Starter Kit

The Open Access Journal Starter Kit

Want to learn what it takes to launch a successful open access journal? You've come to the right place! This OA Journal Starter Kit covers all the information you need to get an OA journal off the ground, cultivate a readership, and attract submissions and reviewers during the first year of publication.

With This OA Journal Starter Kit You'll Learn How To:

  • Position your journal to stand out in the crowd
  • Create a publishing schedule and editorial plan
  • Acquire journal and article level identifiers
  • Develop a copyright policy
  • Generate publication funding
  • Make your content searchable and index ready
  • Promote and market your journal
Acceso abierto - Universidad de Oviedo
La Universidad de Oviedo se ha comprometido firmemente con el movimiento de Acceso Abierto. Actualmente su iniciativa más importante es el Repositorio Institucional (RUO), un servicio desarrollado y gestionado íntegramente por la Biblioteca de la Universidad. RUO es la principal herramienta institucional para promocionar y facilitar la publicación, el archivo, la conservación, la localización y la consulta en libre acceso de la producción científica de la Universidad.
Entrevista a Francisco Vázquez García sobre acceso abierto — Universidad de Cádiz

Entrevista realizada a Francisco Vázquez García con motivo de la celebración de la Semana del acceso abierto 2014. 

Francisco Vázquez García es Catedrático del Departamento de Historia, Geografía y Filosofía de la Universidad de Cádiz y es uno de los autores más activos en la incorporación de contenidos al Repositorio de Objetos de Docencia e Investigación de la UCA (RODIN).

Open Access

Open access (OA) means unrestricted online access to peer-reviewed scholarly research. Open access is primarily intended for scholarly journal articles, but is also provided for a growing number of theses, book chapters, and scholarly monographs.

Open access comes in two degrees gratis OA, which is free online access, and libre OA, which is free online access plus some additional usage rights. These additional usage rights are often granted through the use of various specific Creative Commons licenses.

The two ways authors can provide OA are (1) by self-archiving their journal articles in an OA repository, also known as 'green' OA, or by (2) by publishing in an open access journal, known as 'gold' OA.

FAQs About Open Access – The Political Economy of Publishing in Anthropology and Beyond

This publication is prior to the conference/workshop FAQs About Open Access – The Political Economy of Publishing in Anthropology and Beyond, held at Medialab-Prado (Madrid) on the 16th and 17th of October 2014. We, as conference conveners and members of the Research Group on Anthropology with a Public Orientation (GIAOP), are interested in the current debates about open access and it is out of that shared interest that this conference emerges. It has been more than a decade since the first declarations for open and free access to publicly-funded scientific knowledge were issued (the Budapest Open Access Initiative in 2002 and the Berlin Declaration on Open Access one year after). Even though the debate has proliferated with strength in the Anglo-American academia in the last few years, we think that the way in which it has done so is extremely narrow, limited to putting forth proposals for how to make academic publications available online —and generally not questioning the business models and the very academic practices that have led to “capture/enclose” knowledge in the first place.

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A Scalable and Sustainable Approach to Open Access Publishing and Archiving for Humanities and Social Sciences

In the 11 years since the Budapest Open Access (OA) Initiative launched what is now known as the “OA movement,” considerable strides have been made toward widespread adoption of the principles of OA. Practice, however, has lagged behind, as both credibility and business models have struggled to gain traction. The transition to OA from subscription-based society publishing operations in the humanities and social sciences (HSS) has been particularly difficult, for reasons that expose the limitations of many current OA models: in HSS, articles are not the only publication type of value or even the most valued type of publication; external funding for research is minimal or non-existent; and societies often consider their publications to be the primary benefit they offer their members, and many find it difficult to imagine how they would support their society’s activities if their current publishing operations were to change.

Massive and growing volume of free research on the Web: 27 million documents and counting
In response to Chip Carlin

2014 study from Pennsylvania State University published in PLoS One that uses computer-science techniques to estimate the total amount of research knowledge available on the Web.


The “HowOpenIsIt?®” Open Access Spectrum (OAS) guide standardizes Open Access terminology in an easily understandable, comprehensive resource created by PLOS, the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) and the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA). The guide defines core components of Open Access derived from the articulation of basic tenets in the 2002 Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI).

The goals of the guide are to:

  • Move the conversation from “Is It Open Access?” to “HowOpenIsIt?®
  • Clarify the definition of OA
  • Standardize terminology
  • Illustrate a continuum of “more open” versus “less open”
  • Enable people to compare and contrast publications and policies
  • Broaden the understanding of OA to a wider audience
  • Determine how open a publisher and/or publication is by using the grid

OAS en español

T&F Open Access Surveys

The Taylor & Francis Open Access Surveys were created with the aim of exploring the views of our authors towards open access, across all disciplines, career stages and from researchers based around the world. The results of the surveys have been made publically available for anyone to read, and have helped to inform and shape our open access publishing program.

Más allá del acceso abierto: conferencia virtual impartida por Reme Melero - biblioteca de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

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