Sociology

Open Access in den Sozialwissenschaften

Demnächst erscheint das von Konstanze Söllner und Bernhard Mittermaier herausgegebene „Praxishandbuch Open Access“. Erfreuerlicher Weise war es auf Anfrage erlaubt, die finale Autorenfassung meines Beitrages Open Access zu publizieren. Diese Option habe ich, nachdem ich die bibliographischen Details erfuhr, genutzt. Mein Text zu Open Access in den Sozialwissenschaften steht LeserInnen im Open Access bereit. Ulrich […]

Numbers and shares of Open Access Journals in Sociology charging publication fees

In June 2014 I analysed the data of the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) to find out to what extent Open Access Journals in Sociology (as listed by the DOAJ) charge their authors with publication fees (or article processing charges APCs). A CSV-file offered for download by the DOAJ did not contain any information […]

Editors of sociological Open Access journals seem hesitant to adopt Open Knowledge principles

And again a by-product of my dissertation thesis: I compared the numbers and shares of journals from all disciplines using Creative Commons (CC) licenses with the numbers and shares of Open Access journals from Sociology using CC licenses. The date of data collection was June 8, 2014, the data source was the Directory of Open Access […]

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