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What are Creative Commons?

Creative Commons For 30 years, our partnership with academic authors has led to numerous publications all over the world. Now through 2020, Digi-Courses came into existence to redirect 100% academic publications from researchers to publish open access. This low entry point will make it easier for fellow researchers to find each other. All free of access. Publish and (re)share. The aim of publishing is in the first place to get to your audience. With Open Access academic and scholarly publications are not only more accessible; it also increases visibility to a broader audience. It doesn't require necessarily publications [...]

Publishing options

Publishing options Any author of a research book has the opportunity to publish their work the way they prefer. Next to open access, research, science, technology, engineering, medical titles and books can be published. Moreover, authors always have the freedom to publish a chapter or chapters from their book OA or vice versa. More than just a repository When it comes to publishing options, you will find more options than just piling your work in a repository, we support online publication options, broadening your audience, still within academic and cultural sphere. When you create original work, in most [...]

Publishing next level: what is open access

What is OA? Open access is the process by which academic research or scholarly content is made freely and permanently available online for anyone, anywhere. To read and build upon. But how exactly does this work and what should you take into account as an author? General Open access (also known as open access publishing and free online scholarship) emphasizes the unrestricted availability of cultural and scientific achievements, in particular their free online availability. This means the consent of the author to the distribution of his work. It is VWE's mission to support such dissemination. [...]

Step-by-step guide for publishing

Various open access publishing possibilities are green and gold, hybrid open access, or APC (Article Publishing Charge), to name just a few. We’ve created a simple A-Z guide to common open access publishing definitions and terms to help you get to grips with them. About this guide This step-by-step guide has been set up in collaboration with TiU, as part of the launch of the pilot aiming a full OA repository by 2024. It is the intention to  a create a free-to-access, helping academic book authors to better understand what OP is about, to understand the [...]

Fees and funding

Fees and funding When publishing open access or just 'the conventional way', researchers and authors are required to pay an article publishing charge (APC) or book publishing charge (BPC). However, there are many funding options available to help cover these publishing charges. How can scientists publish Open Access themselves? "For a scientist who wants to publish Open Access, the process begins with making the choice which route to go. Sometimes - when associated to a university - it is possible APC / BPC costs have already been purchased (by the university). If they have not yet been [...]

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