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Archive: October 2021

This week marks Open Access week, an annual event that encourages discussion and debate around knowledge sharing and access to research in the realm of scholarly publishing and the research sphere.  Particularly in the last decade, there has been a surge in the popularity of Open Access (OA) publishing and transformative mandates have been set out surrounding its future trajectory. One of those initiatives is Plan S, which sets out that, from 2021, scientific publications that result from research funded by public grants must be published … Read More
We are pleased to announce that we have introduced a new Altmetric Explorer feature! What’s new?  We have enhanced the Altmetric Explorer with a new function that allows you to search and filter by types of Open Access. For example, you may need to assess the reach and influence of research from your institution that is Gold Open Access only. You could limit your results to show only Gold Open Access research and then subsequently compare and contrast with results for another type of Open Access, such as Bronze, Green or Hybrid.  … Read More