Open Access Week 2017 – Open in order to….

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The theme of this year’s Open Access Week (23 – 29 October) is ‘Open in order to…’, an invitation to answer the question of what concrete benefits can be realized by making scholarly outputs openly available.

Open in order to…

  • increase the impact of your scholarship;
  • to stimulate innovation;
  • retain or waive the copyright of your work;
  • publish your research without delay;
  • make public funded research available for everyone;
  • ….

How to find journals to publish open access in?
With the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), you can find high quality, full open access, peer-reviewed legal journals to publish in.

You can also publish open access in (hybrid) journals from traditional academic publishers. The university libraries in the Netherlands have reached agreements with e.g. Cambridge UP, Walter De Gruyter, Brill, Springer, Sage and Wily. You can publish open access without costs in a growing amount of legal journals. Use the Open Access Journal Browser to quickly find out which legal journals are part of the agreements with the UvA.

See also the post New opportunities to publish open access.