LIBRE partners with CLOCKSS Archive to ensure permanent accessibility to all uploaded articles and datasets

The CLOCKSS Archive is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Open Scholar CIC to preserve the LIBRE Repository in CLOCKSS’s geographically and geopolitically distributed network of redundant archive nodes, located at 12 major research libraries around the world. This action provides for content to be freely available to everyone after a “trigger event” and ensures an author’s work will be maximally accessible and useful over time.

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Non-profit organisation ‘Open Scholar C.I.C.’ urges scientists to join their forces against flawed academic publishing model

Media release about Open Scholar and the LIBRE project

“Considering the capability of today’s technology, it wouldn’t be unreasonable to assume that scientists and researchers are able to collaborate and access each other’s work easier than ever before. However, that assumption would be wrong.”

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Our Mission

The current academic publishing model rewards competition for a limited number of resources: publication in a few prestigious journals with excessively high rejection rates. We envision a future of open, transparent scientific collaboration where all new knowledge becomes immediately available and is openly evaluated by the entire community.

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