The Working group for information and consultation within OpenAccess.se has performed a survey about Open Access publishing at Swedish Universities and Colleges i.e. parallel publishing. The Survey was carried out in 2011 and shows that Linköping University is leading with 37,4% publications in Open Access category gold or green. The report OA-publicering vid svenska lärosäten – en kartläggning 2011 can be downloaded from OpenAccess.se (Swedish only).
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Publishing one’s research articles open access has become a serious alternative and in the light of VR’s, Formas’, FAS’, RJ’s… OA rules, a requirement in many cases. As a researcher you generally have three alternatives: choose an open access journal (so called Gold Open Access); hybrid open access where you pay a special open access fee for just your article to be made Open Access while you publish with an otherwise subscription journal (virtually all the major publishers offer this type of “service” for most of their journals); parallel publishing (so called Green Open Access, this only works where the journals rules have an embargo period of 6 months or less, from the VR etc. perspective).
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