Open Access Week

October 23 - 29, 2023 | Everywhere

Liz Allen's Blog (5)

Scientific Knowledge For Everyone - first OAW event from nonprofit publisher Annual Reviews

When I joined Annual Reviews 5 years ago as a PLOS alum, I was hopeful (but not certain) that we could create a business model to convert our subscription journals, which publish expert reviews in the life, biomedical, physical, and social sciences, to open access.…


Added by Liz Allen on October 12, 2021 at 2:12pm — No Comments

Open with purpose – empowering functioning democracies through expert knowledge

Nonprofit publisher Annual Reviews (where I work) has developed a new business model for open access, called Subscribe to Open (S2O). Today,…


Added by Liz Allen on October 20, 2020 at 4:00am — No Comments

Annual Reviews’ journey toward open access: the evolution of a nonprofit mission

OA Week has always meant a great deal to me personally because I helped to create the first ever event during my tenure at PLOS. For the last couple of years, I’ve posted my annual …


Added by Liz Allen on October 21, 2019 at 6:17am — No Comments

Developing a new OA funding model called Subscribe to Open (S2O) - OA week 2018

It's OA week once more - time to offer up my annual personal perspective because for me, this week represents eleven years of commitment to our collective efforts to liberate knowledge. 

This time last year,…


Added by Liz Allen on October 22, 2018 at 6:48am — No Comments

Introducing Knowable Magazine - launching with a CC license during OA Week 2017!

I wanted to offer a quick personal perspective on OA week. I've been involved since the very first one 10 years ago, when a team of us at PLOS (where I worked back in the day) brainstormed the logo in its distinctive color of orange largely because we could see the SF Giants stadium from our offices! I couldn't be prouder of how far the movement has come, so far indeed, that it seems more like a giant business than a grass roots effort to change the way science is communicated. I still…


Added by Liz Allen on October 24, 2017 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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