Questions tagged [open-access]

On the open-access publishing model, in which journal articles or other academic works are made available to readers free of charge.

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How future-proof is the arXiv license?

The arXiv license is the "default" license under which most preprints are being submitted to the arXiv at least in my subject. Out of dark curiosity, I am wondering how safe it is at doing ...
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Citing contributors to open source project when publishing to Zenodo

appleseed, our open source (MIT) physically-based rendering software, is used in various circles, one of them being academia. We have been asked to obtain a DOI so that our software could be cited. ...
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Can you charge open access fees (e.g., publishing in a PLOS journal) to an NIH grant?

Question is in the title. I have researched this myself and this part of the NIH FAQ seems to indicate the answer is "Yes" https://publicaccess.nih.gov/faq.htm#810 However, I don't know exactly what ...
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How to cite OER textbooks which have had the title and authors removed?

I would like to cite an OER (Open Educational Resources) book in a concise way. The book is available here. The online pdf of the book says Normally, the author and publisher would be credited ...
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How Reproducible should Data and Analysis Methodology Be?

My question might be a stretch given my lack of formal experience with writing and publishing research papers. But one thing I've noticed in my line of work and reading published papers is that the ...
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Arxiv Journal Ref field updation guidelines and examples for published Conference papers

ArXiv has a section called Journal Ref where a researcher can add a publication reference for their paper published in a journal or proceedings. For a journal the rules and example provided is clear, ...
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Will I have to pay VAT or other taxes when paying an article processing charge from India?

Recently my manuscript has been accepted in Nature Scientific Reports, an open access journal. They charge £1,110 to the UK and other countries. Will additional tax be added when transferring the ...