Monthly Archives: March 2016

Openness is good but not simple
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Julie Brittain reflects on openness and what it means in the context of INASP’s work. Continue reading

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Open Access plays a vital role in developing-country research communication
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In an article first published in a special Open Access-themed edition of  ISMTE’s EON Magazine, INASP’s Andy Nobes considers Open Access and its role in developing-country research communication. Open Access (OA) has always resonated strongly with INASP’s vision of improving access, production, and use of research in developing countries. We meet many researchers, journal editors, and librarians who are passionate about OA as a means of revolutionising access and research communication (both locally and internationally), aiding global collaboration, and helping them to reach their development goals. Knowledge and implementation of OA principles amongst researchers is growing but remains patchy across different regions, and there are many misconceptions about what it means in practice. Meanwhile, OA journal publishing in the global South is progressing, but there are still barriers to overcome. Confusion over definitions of Open Access In our work with researchers in lower-middle income countries in Africa, Latin America, and … Continue reading

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Articles on gender issues from Journals Online platforms in honour of International Women’s Day
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Today is International Women’s Day; to celebrate we thought we would draw attention to some of the recent articles available through our Journals Online platforms highlighting gendered issues from around the world. Continue reading

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