Open Access: Research & Actors

Open Access services and guidance for researchers at the University of Helsinki. #openaccess #openscience #ORCID #selfarchiving


Think Open

The blog provides information on issues related to open science. The aim of the blog is also to inform University of Helsinki researchers about the digital research services either available or under development. The working group behind the blog is cross-organisational, including representatives from Research Administration, the IT Centre, the Helsinki University Library, the National Library and Communications and Community Relations.

Open Science supporters and declarations

Plan S Coalition Science Europe and European Commission

Open Science and Research Initiative

RECODE Policy Recommendations for Open Access to Research Data in Europe

FinnOA A network of people promoting Open Access

Open Knowledge Finland Global community's Finnish branch

FOSTER Facilitate Open Science Training for European Research

The Hague Declaration

OASPA Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association

SPARC Europe Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition

OA2020 Initiative

Initiative for Open Citations

Budapest Open Access Initiative

Lingoa Linguistics in Open Access (Fair Open Access Network)

PsyOA Psychology and Fair Open Access

OpenAIRE - services and infrastructure for Open Science


OpenAIRE is an EC-funded network of more than 700 repositories and OA journals, integrating more than 14 million OA publications and 17000 datasets with 18000 organizations. The portal offers literature-data integration services. The initiative brings together professionals from research libraries, open scholarship organisations, national e-Infrastructure and data experts, IT and legal researchers, showcasing the truly collaborative nature of this pan-European endeavor.

Blogs about OA-Publishing

Think Open
About digital research services and open science / University of Helsinki blog

Open and Shut?
What’s new in Open Access?

The Scholarly Kitchen  
Blog of the Society for Scholarly Publishing.

Peter Suber: Writings on Open Access
Peter Suber is one of the leading authorities on the Open Access movement.

Peter Suber´s Knowledge Unbound: Selected Writings on Open Access, 2002–2011

ACRL TechConnect Blog: Open Access
A moderated blog produced by a group of academic librarians covering innovative projects, emerging tech tools and more.

Why publish open access?