Articles tagged with: OA

October 26, 2017 | Dr Alasdair Rae Co-Editor-in-Chief, 'Regional Studies, Regional Science'

Four years of open access: my experience as editor

Dr Alasdair Rae reflects on his time editing 'Regional Studies, Regional Science'


Dr Alasdair Rae is an urban and regional analyst for the Urban Studies and Planning department at the University of Sheffield, UK. He is also Co-Editor-in-Chief of the T&F journal Regional Studies, Regional Science (RSRS), alongside Dr Stephen Hincks. The journal was launched in 2014 as fully open access (OA), and it has since enjoyed great success, with its most-viewed article having received over 20,000 hits.…

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March 30, 2017 | Ray Tellis, Open Access Operations and Research Manager & Rebecca Evans, Open Access Coordinator

Open Access for editors


If you’re curious about open access, or finding that you’re getting more queries from authors, or fellow editors, then this introduction to open access will give you the basic information you need to understand open access, and how it applies to your journal.
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January 7, 2016 | Vicky Gardner Director of Open Access

Public access in the U.S. - Taylor & Francis joins CHORUS


Taylor & Francis has joined CHORUS, a publisher-led initiative aimed at ensuring compliance with U.S. public access mandates. Find out more about what CHORUS is, and how it’s making it easy for U.S. based researchers to comply with public access policies.
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August 4, 2015 | Zita Balogh Head of Marketing Cogent OA

Cogent OA is bringing open access to all disciplines


Cogent OA is an open-access publisher that boosts research impact by connecting peer-reviewed academic research across all disciplines. Our Intersections feature highlights relevant articles to audiences in adjacent fields of scientific, medical, and social science research. This makes the article accessible to a much wider audience and helps authors make new collaborations.
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April 7, 2015 | Claire Redhead OASPA’s Membership and Communications Manager

Perspectives on open access: the view from OASPA


Continuing our occasional series on perspectives on open-access publishing, we invited Claire Redhead from OASPA (Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association) to answer some questions on the organization's role, why standards are so important to researchers, editors, and everyone involved in OA, and the role that OASPA play in this. Find out what she said.
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September 8, 2014 | Raymond Tellis, Open Access Publishing Editor & Vicky Gardner Open Access Publisher

An overview of HEFCE’s new OA policy

Guidance for editors


A short summary of key points around the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) OA policy for the “post-2014” REF. This post covers points relevant to editors and society partners and includes example timelines for reference.
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