Open Access From The Perspective Of Young Researchers

Staff Writer | Electronic Information For Libraries (EIFL) | February 1, 2013

The Lithuanian Society of Young Researchers (LSYR), the Lithuanian Research Library Consortium and the Association of Lithuanian Serials share the results of EIFL-funded project on educating young researchers on the benefits of open access and engaging them to become open access advocates in the country.

“The openness as a most important value is included in the strategic plan of the organization because it is the background for the collaboration, creativity and development. The open access can contribute to the assurance of quality of the research” - Dr. Vilma Petrikaitė, President of Lithuanian Society of Young Researchers

Key Achievements

  • The Lithuanian Society of Young Researchers is committed to open access and plans to continue training on open access for young researchers.
  • Partnership among all national stakeholders in R&D was formed. The Research Council of Lithuania and the Ministry of Education and Science were engaged and actively supported the open access discussions...