Right Livelihood is a courage-powered community for social change. Established in 1980, they are committed to peace, justice and sustainability for all. Each year, they present the Right Livelihood Award. By recognising the actions of brave visionaries and building impactful connections around the world, the Award boosts urgent and long-term social change. 182 Laureates from 72 countries have received the distinction to date. However, the work of the Right Livelihood Foundation goes beyond only presenting the Award: they provide these change-makers with long-term support.Continue reading “The Right Livelihood Collection”
The Read & Publish agreements signed earlier this year already allowed several Graduate Institute researchers to publish articles in Open Access, and it is working smoothly so far. A new agreement with Wiley was signed last week to add many more titles to the list. If you are planning on publishing in a Cambridge University Press journal, you might also be interested in attending their upcoming webinar.Continue reading “Open Access – a Cambridge Webinar and News from Wiley”
Swiss universities have recently signed Read & Publish agreements with 5 (maybe soon 6) large academic publishers. These agreements allow researchers to publish open-access in renowned hybrid journals without paying APCs (Article Processing Charges). Our colleague Catherine Brendow, in charge of open access in the library, explains what they are, how they work, and how Graduate Institute researchers can benefit from them.Continue reading “Read and Publish Agreements: An Easier Way to Publish Open Access”
More and more funders are now including Open Access mandates in their contractual conditions. Why are they doing this, and what can grantees do to comply with these mandates? Catherine Brendow, the OA specialist in the library, helps us to understand.Continue reading “Research Funders and Open Access Mandates”
Sometimes the articles you find through your online searches are locked behind paywalls. In this case, it might be useful to know whether there are open access versions of these papers. This is precisely what our colleague Catherine Brendow will be talking about on Thursday in an online training.