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A Practical Guide to Open Access In Science
Wiley Researcher AcademyCertified microlearning courses for research and publication success
Learn everything you need to know about open access publishing, journals, and repositories, understand the unique benefits of open science, and explore opportunities to make academic publications more accessible.
Wiley Reseach Academy + R Upskill
What you learn
Understanding traditional and open access models of publishing
The 4 building blocks of Creative Commons licenses
The difference between Gold and Platinum open access
Factors that influence APCs and obtaining financial support for it
Various open access funding models and their advantages
Understanding the pros and cons of open access publishing
Types of open access, how to archive content, and exploring repositories
Using the DOAJ to locate high-impact open access journals
Understanding the different categories of open access publishers
Strategies for identifying and avoiding predatory journals
The growing popularity of open publishing, open access, and data sharing makes it essential to understand open science concepts, its importance, and its role in the global research community.
In this course, you’ll get a detailed overview of the advantages and implications of open access. From its emergence to current trends, you will cover all essential elements of open access through interactive videos, in-depth explanations, and practical assessments. You’ll learn about institutional policies, emerging OA models, and how to protect your research from predatory journals. This course will also expose you to special tips and tools required to identify high-impact open access journals, help you understand different categories of OA publishers, and teach you how to get funding support for APCs.
About the course author
**Guido Kemeling ** Guido Kemeling pursued M.Sc. in Chemistry from Utrecht University. He has worked for more than ten years at Wiley-VCH as the Editor-in-Chief of the journals ChemSusChem and Energy Technology, specializing in the chemistry and materials science behind renewable resources, energy, and sustainability. Guido has built a solid foundation of expertise in all aspects of publishing, including open access publishing. Currently, he is the Associate Director, Medical Communications Excellence & Innovation at Merck Group.