I used The Altmetric Explorer to locate any articles from the Journal of Digital Scholarlship in the Humanities that had had any 'mentions' online anytime. With the Open Access Button API we tried to locate open surrogates. Some insights are shared from the data.
I was interviewed for the Open Access Button weekly series highlighting Open Access Button users from around the world, discussing their work, and sharing their stories.
Good opportunity for #Citylis students! Reblogged from the Open Access Button blog.
The Open Access Button is a browser bookmarklet that tracks and maps the impacts of paywalls. Users can report when they are denied access to research and then search for alternative access to the article using the Button. We launched the Open Access Button in November 2013 at the Berlin 11 Student and Early Stage Researcher Conference. To date the Button has mapped over 5000 paywalls. This is a small taste of what we are now building, but we need to expand the team in order to create the Button 2.0.
Working on the Button will require a reasonable time commitment, regular calls, regular internet access and may involve international travel. We welcome and encourage applications from across the world and from undergraduate/postgraduate students of all backgrounds. We strive to ensure that team members have access to training they need to do their roles. You’ll be joining a diverse, hardworking…
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