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OA Research

  • Laakso, M. & Polonioli, A. Open access in ethics research: an analysis of open access availability and author self-archiving behaviour in light of journal copyright restrictions. Scientometrics (2018).
  • Gadd, E., Fry, J. & Creaser, C. The influence of journal publisher characteristics on open access policy trends. Scientometrics (2018).
  • Masuzzo P, Martens L. (2017) Do you speak open science? Resources and tips to learn the language. PeerJ Preprints 5:e2689v1
  • Christine L. Ferguson (2017) Open Educational Resources and Institutional Repositories, Serials Review, 43:1, 34-38, DOI: 10.1080/00987913.2016.1274219
  • Valerie Spezi, Simon Wakeling, Stephen Pinfield, Claire Creaser, Jenny Fry, Peter Willett, (2017) "Open-access mega-journals: The future of scholarly communication or academic dumping ground? A review", Journal of Documentation, Vol. 73 Issue: 2, pp.263-283,
  • Björk B. (2017) Growth of hybrid open access, 2009–2016. PeerJ 5:e3878
  • Pinfield, S., Salter, J. and Bath, P. A. (2017), A “Gold-centric” implementation of open access: Hybrid journals, the “Total cost of publication,” and policy development in the UK and beyond. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 68: 2248–2263. doi:10.1002/asi.23742
  • Piwowar H, Priem J, Larivière V, Alperin JP, Matthias L, Norlander B, Farley A, West J, Haustein S. (2017The State of OA: A large-scale analysis of the prevalence and impact of Open Access articlesPeerJ Preprints 5:e3119v1


SAGE, T&F and Elsevier Open Access

The researchers of the University of Jyväskylä are entitled to publish their articles as open access in SAGE, Taylor and Francis and Elsevier journals with a discounted APC rate. See the instructions.

BMC, Springer -50 %

Are you planning to publish your article in an open access journal of BioMed Central or through the SpringerOpen service? The University Library will pay half of the publication fee. Read more.

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Open access policies of financers

Many research financers require or recommend open publishing of research results and research data. More information on the guidelines of financers in Finland.

Open Access journals published by Jyväskylä University

Open science at the University of Jyväskylä

The University of Jyväskylä promotes open science. The main objective is to advance open access to research results, research data as well as scientific methods. Read more.

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