Publications on Open

Selection of publications (incl. articles and blog posts) on open science, open metadata and open infrastructure.


Language Diversity in Scholarly Publishing

Analyzing language diversity in 122 million objects in Crossref - initial insights and existing knowledge gaps

COKI website (Analysis, News)

By Jamie Diprose (Curtin Open Knowledge Initiative), Cameron Neylon (Curtin Open Knowledge Initiative), Bianca Kramer (Sesame Open Science) in blogpost



An Open Knowledge Base for the Netherlands: Report of a Community Workshop

The concept of developing a national Open Knowledge Base for the Netherlands (NL-OKB) has been proposed in response to the strategic needs of the research community in the Netherlands. In parallel with the work of the Dutch Taskforce on Responsible Management of Research Information and Data addressing these opportunities and the preparation of a feasibility study by Dialogic, interested stakeholders were convened with the goal of identifying expert and user-community interests in and need for an NL-OKB.


By Cameron Neylon (Curtin University), Magchiel Bijsterbosch (SURF), Alastair Dunning (TU Delft), Bianca Kramer (Utrecht University), Sarah de Rijcke (Leiden University), Clifford Tatum (SURF; Leiden University) and Ludo Waltman (Leiden University) in report


OA Diamond Journals Study

From June 2020 to February 2021, a consortium of 10 organisations undertook a large-scale study on open access journals across the world that are free for readers and authors, usually referred to as “OA diamond journals”. This study was commissioned by cOAlition S in order to gain a better understanding of the OA diamond landscape.


By Jeroen Bosman (Utrecht University), Jan Erik Frantsvåg (UIT); Bianca Kramer (Utrecht University); Pierre-Carl Langlais (OPERAS); Vanessa Proudman (SPARC Europe) in article

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