Elena Šimukovič published the data and transcripts of a study on Open Access on Zenodo. The title of the publication is „Mutually dependent, yet highly asymmetric? Conversations about the relations and futures of Open Access academic publishing“. The abstract is: „The research data in this dataset contains verbatim transcripts in PDF and ODT formats each (for reading and broader re-use purposes, respectively) as well as original audio recordings of two interviews. These semi-structured interviews form part of materials for a doctoral research project on recent developments in and possible implications of Open Access publishing models. Further information and full description of the research proposal are available online at http://hdl.handle.net/10760/29265“
These are the bibliographic information of the deposit:
On August 12th a Phd Thesis entitled Drivers and Barriers for Open Access Publishing: From SOAP 2010 to WoS 2016 was published on Zenodo. The author Sergio Ruiz-Perez describes the publication in the abtract as follows:
„This PhD thesis follows up on previous studies aiming at finding out what a representative sample of researchers from all over the world and from all disciplines think about OA. We replicated the largest study of this type to date: the Study of Open Access Publishing run in 2010 (SOAP 2010).
We present a descriptive longitudinal study of active researcher’s opinions on open access publishing. We re-analysed a dataset from SOAP 2010 and we contacted authors publishing in scientific journals indexed in international databases (WoS 2016). We analysed the scientific community’s opinions on open access, in particular its evolution in the past 7 years. To do so, we used two different samples:
The SOAP project study (Dallmeier-Tiessen et al., 2011)
An ad-hoc sample obtained from the Web of Science database (WoS 2016) consisting of 15,235 unique responses
This PhD thesis was successfully defended on 24 July 2017 at the Facultad de Comunicacion y Documentacion from the University of Granada (Spain).
Please note that although the first few pages of this document are in Spanish all the rest is written in English.“
These are the biblographic details of Sergio Ruiz-Perez‚ thesis: