International disparities in open access practices in the Earth Sciences

@article{Pourret2021InternationalDI,
  title={International disparities in open access practices in the Earth Sciences},
  author={Olivier Pourret and David William Hedding and Daniel E. Ibarra and Dasapta Erwin Irawan and Haiyan Liu and Jonathan P. Tennant},
  journal={European Science Editing},
  year={2021},
  volume={47}
}
Background. Open Access (OA) describes the free, unrestricted access to and re-use of research articles. Recently, a new wave of interest, debate, and practice surrounding OA publishing has emerged. Objectives. The paper presented here focuses on international disparities in OA publication practices of the Earth Science community. We aim to provide an overview of actual publication practices and comparison between several countries with the intention of stimulating further debate and raising… Expand

Figures and Tables from this paper

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 61 REFERENCES
Open Access publishing practice in geochemistry: overview of current state and look to the future
TLDR
An overview of the trends in OA practice in the broad field of geochemistry is provided, finding that geochemists could more widely choose legal self-archiving as an equitable and sustainable way to disseminate their research. Expand
The growth of open access publishing in geochemistry
Abstract In this communication, we look at Open Access (OA) publishing practices in geochemistry. We examine a list of 56 journals and assess whether Article Processing Charges (APCs) and JournalExpand
The academic, economic and societal impacts of Open Access: an evidence-based review.
TLDR
It is recommended that Open Access supporters focus their efforts on working to establish viable new models and systems of scholarly communication, rather than trying to undermine the existing ones as part of the natural evolution of the scholarly ecosystem. Expand
Out of Africa: The underrepresentation of African authors in high-impact geoscience literature
Abstract Several studies have highlighted the persistent lack of impact that African researchers have in international science. To examine this in the geosciences, we reviewed the representation andExpand
The academic, economic and societal impacts of Open Access: an evidence-based review.
TLDR
This review aims to be a resource for current knowledge on the impacts of Open Access by synthesizing important research in three major areas: academic, economic and societal. Expand
Comments on "Factors affecting global flow of scientific knowledge in environmental sciences" by Sonne et al. (2020).
  • D. Hedding
  • Medicine
  • The Science of the total environment
  • 2019
TLDR
The paper discusses how researchers in poor countries may be left behind by the Open Access initiative of publishing houses due to a lack of funding to cover publication fees and illustrates how the pressure to publish has accelerated the proliferation of predatory journals. Expand
‘Publication favela’ or bibliodiversity? Open access publishing viewed from a European perspective
A number of initiatives exist in European countries to support open scholarly communication in humanities and social sciences. This article looks at the work of Open Access in the European ResearchExpand
The production of science in Africa: an analysis of publications in the science disciplines, 2000–2015
TLDR
A few countries, namely, South Africa, Egypt, Tunisia, Nigeria and Algeria are the leading countries which produced the highest number of publications during 2000–2015 and some of the weakest countries in Africa have strengths in specific research areas and are able to contribute to knowledge production in those areas. Expand
Building Bridges for Social Justice in Global Publishing: Seeking the Mexican Perspective
ABSTRACT At the NASIG 2019 Conference, the presenter outlined how the dominance of English-language publishers based in the Global North negatively impacts researchers in Puebla, Mexico. UniversitiesExpand
Web of Science and Scopus are not global databases of knowledge
Both Web of Science and Scopus are critical components of the current research ecosystem, providing the basis for university and global rankings as well as for bibliometric research. However, bothExpand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...