Several services attempt to gather up “all” of the content across publishers. This post provides an overview and taxonomy.
On the three year anniversary of the OSTP Public Access memo, AIP’s Fred Dylla takes a look at the significant progress made.
As more funders look to adopt CHORUS for providing public access to works derived from federal funds, a review of the publisher requirements for participating in CHORUS seems timely. This post explores the current state of CHORUS agency adoption and some important new requirements.
The administrative burden stemming from funding agency and institutional access policies is just beginning. Can we reduce the severity of this storm with careful planning and collaboration?
On February 22, 2013, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) released a memorandum on, “Increasing Access to the Results of Federally Funded Scientific Research.” Today marks the first release of a funding agency’s plans to fulfill […]
The infrastructure layers that are emerging specifically for scholarly publishers, authors, and readers are yielding new services and even more layers. What’s next? And what’s missing?
PLOS has set a new policy, requiring authors to make all data behind their published results publicly available. This has been met with a great deal of controversy from the research community. Thoughts on why this policy and why now…
Publishers are always said to be slow-moving, but the pace of development at the CHORUS organization belies that.
A new study, out today, takes a broad look at the usage lives of scholarly journal articles. The information it contains is vital for achieving the balance necessary for Green OA policies to work.
Howard Ratner, Director of Development at CHORUS, brings us up to date on that project and on the ORCID system, which turns one year old today.
Green Open Access can lead to the cancellation of subscriptions to journals. The environment for OA, however, is full of nuance and resists easy characterization.
CHORUS (Clearinghouse for Open Research for the United States) comes from a coalition of scholarly journal publishers and is meant to steward a partnership with federal agencies to provide public access to papers emanating from research they fund. A recent […]
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has developed a prototype public access system that is designed to go to publisher’s websites.
Three academic groups have jointly floated a draft proposal in response to the US Government’s OSTP Public Access mandate memo.
Here is how CHORUS works, in its simplest form.