Paying for Open Access does not increase your paper’s impact, but self-archiving in a repository does

An article by Nick Wehner, Director of Open Initiatives at OCTO | Open Communications for The Ocean – originally published at marxivinfo.org. Numerous studies have found that Open Access papers are cited significantly more than the global average. Across all scientific disciplines, the average citation increase is 30%. If that’s not a compelling enough Read more…

A peacetech approach to mitigate mass violence in South Sudan

This article was originally published on  frient-peacebuilding-forum.de/pbf-voices-blog/… Written by Johanna Havemann & Stephen Kovats, r0g_agency for open culture and critical transformation gGmbH, Germany   How can technologies and digital media be strategically used to achieve conflict-resolution and peacebuilding objectives? To answer this question, peacetech is a growing field that allows peace advocates and local Read more…