Latest News from SPARC
Thursday, November 16, 2023
US Repository Network launches pilot to enhance discoverability of Open Access content in repositories
An interoperable and well-functioning network of repositories is an essential component of US national research infrastructure and will play a crucial role in creating a more open and equitable global scholarly communications system.
Thursday, November 2, 2023
More than 100 open science leaders, policymakers, practitioners, and advocates met in Geneva, Switzerland, July 10-14 for a summit sponsored by CERN and NASA to develop strategies for accelerating the adoption of global open science.
Monday, October 23, 2023
This year’s International Open Access Week theme, “Community over Commercialization,” highlights the urgency of addressing this central tension in the transition to open systems for research.
Thursday, October 12, 2023
Despite recent litigation, the practice of controlled digital lending (CDL) continues — and is likely here to stay, according to experts recently gathered for a webinar hosted by SPARC.
Thursday, October 5, 2023
Christina Riehman-Murphy has joined the SPARC team as a Visiting Program Officer for Open Educational Leadership.
Monday, October 2, 2023
In July, SPARC was thrilled to congratulate the 2022-2023 cohort of the Open Education Leadership Program on their graduation from the program, bringing the program’s total graduate count to 126.
Tuesday, August 29, 2023
SPARC is happy to introduce our new Education Conference Manager, Dana Alserjani. She is responsible for coordinating logistics of the annual Open Education Conference as well as supporting its board of directors and community. Dana started the position on August 21.
Monday, May 15, 2023
Equitable Scholarly Publishing Systems Viewed as Key to Solving Development Challenges Identified by UN
If the United Nations’ development plans are going to succeed, all voices need a chance to contribute to and access knowledge.