Open Peer Review

25 August 2022 | Category: Open Access, practice gmat essay prompts

This blog was written by Dr. ir. Sabine Vreeburg   Introduction What is open peer review? What are the advantages and disadvantages and how can you put it into practice? Read on to find out more about open peer review, an emerging Open Science practice that is gaining momentum.   Wageningen…

Launch Open Science Community Wageningen – event on 13 May 2022

In 2022, the Open Science Community-Wageningen (OCS-W) was created. OCS-W is a learning community where anyone associated with WUR or NIOO-KNAW can learn and talk about open science practices. The creation of the OSC-W will be celebrated with a launch event, packed with interesting talks and discussions. This event will…

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Anna Besse-Lototskaya¹ and Marcel Zwietering² ¹ Programme leader WUR Open Science & Education, WUR Library, anna.besse@wur.nl ² Chair of Food Microbiology, Wageningen University & Research (WUR), marcel.zwietering@wur.nl ‘I want to be read’, the famous Dutch writer Multatuli (1820-1887) said. The most important outcome of  Open Access publishing is that more…

A researchers’ thoughts on Open Access publishing: interview with Mark Ryan

23 February 2021 | Category: Open Access, practice gmat essay prompts

To explore WUR researcher’s attitude towards Open Access (OA) publishing, I interviewed Mark Ryan, a Digital Ethics Researcher at Wageningen Economic Research, focusing on areas or robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and digital developments and responsible innovation. Question: Why did you choose to publish your research Open Access (OA) and what are…

The WUR Journal Browser – the tool for Open Access publishing

Open Access publishing is becoming the standard in academics. Open Access publishing increases the accessibility, affordability and transparency of your research, and accordingly your scientific and societal impact. Furthermore, the Dutch Government, Wageningen University & Research and many major research funders often require you to make your scientific work publicly…

Scholarly culture vs. copyright culture?

12 December 2017 | Category: Open Access, Publication strategy

Authors: Justine Post-Smithuis and Marijn Post. Social networking sites such as ResearchGate contain many illegal, publisher-owned PDFs that have been posted by academics. How important are copyright issues to you as a researcher or teacher of Wageningen University & Research (WUR)? Scholars and copyright A recent post on The Scholarly Kitchen…

How big is the share of WUR articles being published Open Access?

12 October 2017 | Category: Open Access

Over the last few years, Open Access (OA) publishing of scientific output has received a lot of national and political attention. As a result, several initiatives have been taken to stimulate free access to publications that result from research at Dutch universities and institutes. Currently, national OA deals exist for…