The new article series brings self-archiving to its basics, discussing its advantages and presenting special questions. This first post of the series reviews different forms of open access publication and establishes the place of self-archiving among the different alternatives for open access.
Preprint-repositories provide an opportunity for quick publication. We tested two archives, OSF Preprints and Science Open Preprints. This is the abstract of the original post (in Finnish).
The survey’s key message to OpenAIRE is related to the changing metadata requirements. National coordination in OpenAIRE harvesting is seen as a solution for laborious metadata work. This is a short summary of the survey; a more detailed report is available in the OpenAIRE blog (in Finnish).