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title 23/04/2021

The San Francisco Declaration On Research Assessment (commonly known as DORA) was formulated in 2012 as a warning against abuses and misuses of simple publication metrics - starting with the journal impact factor - for individual research assessment. It provides recommendations targeted at various stakeholders of the research ecosystem: institutions, funding agencies, scientific journals, researchers themselves, etc. and notably stresses the need to take into account a broader variety of research outputs in individual and collective evaluations.

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title 22/04/2021

Concerned about the FNR or Horizon Europe new OA policies requiring you to retain your rights on your publications? cOAlition S, the group of funders applying Plan S, published an open letter to researchers explaining some of the misconceptions around their Rights Retention Strategy. 

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title 16/03/2021

The library is happy to annouce that a 'read & publish' deal has been signed with Taylor & Francis. You can now publish an article in ('Gold') Open Access in most journals from this publisher, and to no extra costs to you the author(s) (see below the list of excluded journals).

Any article accepted after 01 January 2021 (i.e. not the submissiond date) is eligible under this deal.

You do not have to do anything, the process is automatic, once your article is accepted it will appear on our dashboard and we will accept it for you assuming it is eligible.

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us on orbilu@uni.lu

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