Open Access – Frequently Asked Questions from WUR researchers

During the WUR Library Open Access meetings, we receive questions about various aspects of Open Access publishing. Here, we answer these Open Access frequently asked questions, with links to more detailed information.   What is prepaid Open Access? Prepaid Open Access means that the WUR Library has an arrangement with…

WUR and the National Plan Open Science

National Plan Open Science

On May 29th, there will be a first national meeting for researchers on Open Science. The meeting will take place in the Aula of TU Delft and will be a great opportunity for researchers to respond to the objectives and ambitions in the National Plan Open Science. In this blog,…

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10 Tweets on The Making of… Research Data Management Policy

On December 1st 2016 the National Coordination Point Research Data Management (LCRDM) and the working group on research data from UKB (Dutch consortium of the thirteen university libraries and the National Library) organised a seminar about issues in the development of Research Data Management (RDM) policies. There were three sessions:…

Open access is more than free access

By: Marianne Renkema · 16 November 2016
Category: Open Access

When people think about open access (OA), they immediately relate it with free access. And yes, free access is an important asset of open access publications. However, there is more to open access, which is especially worthwhile when you consider to publish open access yourself. According to the Open Definition…