Request for Proposals: Technical Design and Development of the DIAMAS Common Access Point

Founded in 1971 and based in The Hague, LIBER is Europe’s largest research library network. Currently, LIBER is involved in the EU Horizon Europe-funded project, “Developing Institutional Open Access Publishing Models to Advance Scholarly Communication–DIAMAS”: https://diamasproject.eu For the needs of the project, LIBER will procure the Common Access Point (CAP) for Diamond Open Access (OA) […]

DIAMAS Results: Institutional Publishing Landscape Survey

On 31/01/2024 the DIAMAS project releases the results of its Institutional Publishing Landscape Survey. The key findings are presented in a synopsis – available here. The publication of the survey results marks a significant milestone for DIAMAS and for Diamond Open Access. There is now a clear and intelligible picture of the European landscape of […]

Reflections from the Global Summit on Diamond OA

Prominent Diamond OA stakeholders gathered in Toluca, Mexico, from 23-27th October for the Second Global Summit on Dianomd Open Access. The event brought together multiple voices from around the world to share ideas and build a common vision as momentum continues to build around Diamond publishing. Read the event conclusions here. DIAMAS was represented as […]

Open Access Week Interview: Pilar Rico-Castro

To mark International Open Access Week we have brought you a series of interviews with members of our consortium! Here, we have Pilar Rico-Castro, FECYT, for the last of our three features. The theme of OAWeek – Community Over Commercialisation – is a subject close to the efforts of the DIAMAS project, as we strive […]

Open Access Week Interview: Iva Melinščak Zlodi

International Open Access Week starts today! This year’s theme – Community Over Commercialisation – is a subject close to the efforts of the DIAMAS project, as we strive to support scholar-led publishing initiatives. To mark this year’s OA Week, we spoke with different members of our project team to discuss what the theme of community/commercial […]

Open Access Week Interview: Mikael Laakso

International Open Access Week is in full swing! This year’s theme – Community Over Commercialisation – is a subject close to the efforts of the DIAMAS project, as we strive to support scholar-led publishing initiatives. To mark this year’s OA Week, we spoke with different members of our project team to discuss what the theme […]

More than a Buzzword: Sustainability in the Institutional Publishing Ecosystem

From dresses made of recycled bottles to skyscrapers collecting rainwater: the question of sustainability has entered our everyday. Exploring and supporting the sustainability of institutional publishing is among the DIAMAS project activities. Here, we give an overview of our current discussions on sustainability: the multifaceted buzzword and its meaning and implications for our project. What […]

REPORT: Best Practices for Institutional Publishing Service Providers

Read the DIAMAS Best Practices Report which compiles quality evaluation criteria and assessment systems for institutional Open Access publishers and service providers collaborating with them DIAMAS plans to improve Open Access publishing practices. To do so, we will create Extensible Quality Standard for Institutional Publishing (EQSIP), which aim to ensure the quality and transparency of […]

Early impressions from the DIAMAS survey

Map of Europe showing a visual representation of the survey results from the 43 countries in the European Research Area

Earlier in the year we blogged about Lessons learned from the DIAMAS survey-a-thons. In this blog we are pleased to share some initial results from the survey. Crossing the finishing line Before we discuss the early findings of the survey, a little background on how we reached the final numbers. We used a variety of […]