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From Supermarkets to Marketplaces — The Evolution of the Open Access Ecosystem

by Managing Director

Posted on May 14, 2018 at 15:45 PM

Open access (OA) is undergoing yet another metamorphosis. So far, the space has been dominated by author-pays (via Article Processing Charges – APCs) models, both hybrid and “pure”. And while funders like Wellcome and the German Research Foundation are reviewing their policies – many of them a decade old by now – it is becoming […]

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Open Access und Bibliotheken – Is Honeymoon over?

by Managing Director

Posted on February 20, 2018 at 18:08 PM

Eine Replik auf Rafael Ball von Sven Fund Rafael Ball hat mit seinem Beitrag „Die Transformation des Publikationssystems zu Open Access und die Konsequenzen für Bibliotheken und Wissenschaft“ in dieser Zeitschrift eine wichtige Debatte über die Rolle von Bibliotheken im Open Access (OA) losgetreten. Er wirft Fragen auf, die das Selbstverständnis von Experten der Informationsvermittlung […]

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Matthew Ismail Interviews Sven Fund, Managing Director fullstopp, Knowledge Unlatched – Part 2

by Managing Director

Posted on September 19, 2017 at 17:59 PM

Matthew Ismail: What is driving the open access movement in Europe and how did you decide that is where you’re going to move?   Sven Fund: I think funders have been the most important drivers, not researchers, at least not in the humanities and social sciences at large. To me, that is the reason why […]

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Matthew Ismail Interviews Sven Fund, Managing Director fullstopp, Knowledge Unlatched – Part 1

by Managing Director

Posted on September 07, 2017 at 15:52 PM

Matthew Ismail: Well, let’s just start then and ask you where were you born, in East or West Germany? I assume it was before 1989? And what sort of profession did your parents have? Sven Fund: I was born in the very western part of the country, close to the Dutch border between the cities […]

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fullstopp FLASH: Re-connecting science and society, the Publishers’ Forum, and real news

by Managing Director

Posted on April 24, 2017 at 11:53 AM

This was an exciting week for science: in over 500 cities around the world, people marched for science. But what for actually? Awareness, evaluation, politics? Read Marcel’s short analysis of the March for Science. Not enough, this week starts exciting as well: the Publishers’ Forum 2017 kicks off in Berlin and Sven is there. Still […]

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fullstopp FLASH 11: Open Access infrastructure, created demand, and digitality

by Managing Director

Posted on April 10, 2017 at 10:48 AM

Welcome to the eleventh edition of fullstopp FLASH. In this week’s issue, you’ll find some key providers of Open Access infrastructure, listed by Felix, the key concept of a new publication by Sven, and the question whether demand can be created, which Marcel once tried to answer in a keynote on disruption. Reach out to […]

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fullstopp FLASH 10: fullstopp’s Strategy Workshop, Open Access, and Change

by Managing Director

Posted on April 03, 2017 at 09:42 AM

Welcome to the tenth edition of fullstopp FLASH. Today, we tell you a little bit about a great strategy workshop fullstopp organised last week. Moreover, you find some insights into discoverability, open access, and spring as the encouraging time to move forward.

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fullstopp FLASH 9: Open Access and Active Change

by Managing Director

Posted on March 27, 2017 at 12:28 PM

Welcome to the ninth edition of fullstopp FLASH. Today, you can read about Open Access – in acceleration generally and too slow in HSS. Furthermore, Felix Evert proposes a roadmap to change. We wish you an interesting read and a good start into the working week.

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fullstopp FLASH 8: London Book Fair Review

by Managing Director

Posted on March 19, 2017 at 20:18 PM

Welcome to the eigth edition of fullstopp FLASH. With a busy week just closing, we hope you all had a good fair. We had loads of meetings and conversations – below, you’ll find a glimpse of our impressions. Let us know about your LBF impressions or whether something left you unsettled!

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fullstopp FLASH: London Book Fair Ahead

by Managing Director

Posted on March 12, 2017 at 18:43 PM

Welcome to the seventh edition of fullstopp FLASH. With the London Book Fair ahead, all three of us are looking forward to a great week in the Brexit-shaken capital of the UK. Yet, with the headline “Taking Words Further”, the fair points to the right direction: Create the future of publishing, push the boundaries, and […]

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