Leiden Islam Blog

Dossier: Open Access

  • The blog formerly known as…

    The blog formerly known as…

    From next month The Connected Leiden Researcher will be continuing life under a new name: Digital Scholarship @ Leiden. We'll cover everything connected to digital scholarship, open science, open access, social media, and visibility and impact of research.
  • ChemRxiv: Preprints for Chemistry

    ChemRxiv: Preprints for Chemistry

    On August 14, the American Chemical Society, Royal Society of Chemistry and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Chemie launched a beta version of their preprint server ChemRxiv.
  • Finding Access

    Finding Access

    It's frustrating when you run into (pay) walls when looking for journal articles and time consuming to track down access. These tools can help you do just that from right within your browser.
  • Stay Open to Open Access

    Stay Open to Open Access

    In the wake of last month's launch of the Open Up to Open Access campaign by the VNSU, here is some more Open Access news.
  • How Open Access may boost a promising career

    How Open Access may boost a promising career

    As part of its “Open up to open access” campaign to raise awareness about the deals with publishers mentioned in earlier posts, the VSNU interviewed two Leiden PhD candidates on their views on how to promote Open Access publishing among your researchers.
  • Open Up to Open Access

    Open Up to Open Access

    On May 15th the VSNU, the association of universities in the Netherlands, kicked off a new Open Access awareness campaign titled 'Open Up to Open Access!' Why would that be of interest to you? Because there is a link between open access and impact.
  • Tool offers an easy check on Open Access possibilities

    Tool offers an easy check on Open Access possibilities

    In order to make Open Access publishing easier for researchers, Leiden University Libraries’ colleague Rutger de Jong has written a tool that shows the Open Access options of an article. All you need to do is simply fill out the DOI.
  • Open Access Services at University Libraries Leiden

    Open Access Services at University Libraries Leiden

    Open Access is featuring highly, at times as a somewhat contested topic, on the agenda of government, policy makers, publishers, and research funders; in several areas of research, and even in the national written media.
  • Self-archiving alone together?

    Self-archiving alone together?

    Self-archiving is an important part of Green Open Access. But what exactly is self-archiving and how do academic social media, such as ResearchGate and Academia.edu figure into it? Can you freely deposit your research on your profile on these sites?