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Open access publication in the spotlight: May 2024

Open access publication in the spotlight for the month (May) - 'Vocation as tragedy: Love and knowledge in the lives of the Mills, the Webers, and the Russells'

Date:31 May 2024
Author:Open Access Team
Can love affect knowledge and knowledge affect love? John Stuart Mill and Harriet Taylor-Mill, Max and Marianne Weber, and Bertrand and Dora Russell had a definite vocation: they wanted to change the world.
Open access publication in the spotlight: April 2024

Open access publication in the spotlight (April) - 'Sharing with minimal regulation? Evidence from neighborhood book exchange'

Date:24 April 2024
Author:Open Access Team
You probably have seen them around the city: little free libraries. Authors Anouk Schippers and Adriaan Soetevent (Faculty of Economics and Business) did research on them and found that there is surprisingly limited free riding among its users.
Open access publication in the spotlight: March 2024

Open access publication in the spotlight (March) - 'Gender differences in Dutch research funding over time: A statistical investigation of the innovation scheme 2012–2021'

Date:21 March 2024
Author:Open Access Team
This month's article studies whether or not the Dutch Research Council (NWO) has been successful in removing gender differences from their Talent Programme funding scheme. We asked corresponding author Casper Albers (Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences) to tell us more.
Open access publication in the spotlight: February 2024

Open access publication in the spotlight (February) - 'The algorithmic network imaginary: How music artists understand and experience their algorithmically constructed networks'

Date:26 February 2024
Author:Open Access Team
How do musicians imagine and relate to the networks of “related artists” they are algorithmically sorted into on Spotify? This research question is addressed by authors Robert Prey and Marc Esteve Del Valle, both from the Faculty of Arts.
Article in the spotlight January 2024

Open access publication in the spotlight (January) - "On the ruins of seriality": The scientific journal and the nature of the scientific life

Date:30 January 2024
Author:Open Access Team
The pubication of this month is written by Dorien Daling (Faculty of Arts). Her article places the current predicament of scholarly communication in historical perspective by exploring the evolution of the scientific journal in the second half of the twentieth century.
Article in the spotlight December 2023

Open access publication in the spotlight (December) - 'Improving Blood Donor Retention and Donor Relationships with Past Donation Use Appeals'

Date:15 December 2023
Author:Open Access Team
The open access publication in the spotlight for the month December is about new strategies to improve donor relationships and to increase donor retention. First and corresponding author Edlira Shehu cooperates a lot a with organizations outside academia.
Open access publication in the spotlight: October 2023

Open Access Publication in the Spotlight - 'Casting Justice Before Swine: Late Mediaeval Pig Trials as Instances of Human Exceptionalism'

Date:23 October 2023
Author:Open Access Team
Author Sven Gins (PhD student at the Faculty of Religion, Culture and Society) shows how animal trials in premodern Europe shed light on more recent cases about the legal personhood of animals that received global attention.
Open access publication in the spotlight: September 2023

Open Access Publication in the Spotlight (September) - 'Monitoring North Korea: a visual autoethnography of humanitarian-aid practices'

Date:21 September 2023
Author:Open Access Team
This month we highlight a visual essay written by David Shim (Faculty of Arts), which draws on his experiences working as a food-aid monitor in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
Open access publication in the spotlight: June 2023

Open Access Publication in the Spotlight - 'Mind the gap: Data availability, accessibility, transparency, and credibility during the COVID-19 pandemic, an international comparative appraisal'

Date:26 June 2023
Author:Open Access Team
Valentina Gallo (Campus Fryslân) and her team mapped COVID-19 data availability and accessibility for nine countries. Their research highlights the importance of a transparent and detailed reporting of COVID-19 related variables.
Open access publication in the spotlight: May 2023

Open Access Publication in the Spotlight - ' "To buy or not to buy a home in a rural risk area" by mid-to-later life home purchasers

Date:26 May 2023
Author:Open Access Team
Buying a house in the Groningen earthquake region might be challenging. How do socio-demographic characteristics, housing attributes and earthquake circumstances influence the choice of mid-to-later life adults to purchase a house here?