The University of Malta Library Open Science Department presents Issue 38 of OAR@UM Update: May 2021.
This issue provides statistical information pertaining to the development of OA publishing at the UM. According to data generated from Scopus, a steady growth can be observed not only in the number of published papers but also in the number of publications in Open Access journals (from 39% in 2018 to 44% in 2020).
Additionally, we would like to invite you to view the recording of the webinar by the European University Association entitled Into the unknown: most likely futures for Open Access publishing. The webinar focused on different scenarios to open up scholarly publishing, their advantages and disadvantages, challenges and opportunities.
Furthermore, the Open Science Department would like to inform you that the next OAR@UM Workshop will be held on: