We announce the relaunch of Psicológica, the journal of the Spanish Society for Experimental Psychology (SEPEX), as a Diamond Open Access journal published exclusively on DIGITAL.CSIC, the institutional repository of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC).
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Academic Publishing
Being a big fan of Douglas Adams and his historical pentalogy, I always wanted to give a talk or write an article with this title. The opportunity arose last week after an invitation to give a talk at the psychology department of NYU. Here are the slides and a video of the talk.
What are transformative agreements and what to know before using them
Last week, researchers at the University of Granada received an email from the director of the University Library, announcing a new agreement with the publishers Elsevier and Wiley. Here I comment on some of the consequences of these deals, called “transformative agreements”, which are important to understand before deciding whether to use this new “service for researchers”.