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Over 50 % of the Reported Publications 2019 of the University of Turku Openly Available


The amount of publications authored by University of Turku-affiliated researchers and reported in the yearly publication data collection of the Ministry of Education increased again in 2019. The number exceeded 5900, when the year before it was nearly 5700. The amount of openly available publications kept increasing as well. Especially the number of peer-reviewed publications rose from 2018. 

University of Turku Best in Finland in Openness of Science and Research


The Ministry of Education and Culture has completed an evaluation on the openness of operational cultures in various research organisations. The objective of the evaluation was to assess how the organisations promote open science and research. The University of Turku scored best among the assessed organisations and achieved the highest possible scores in all areas assessed.

Promote Open Science – Opening Your Publications From Behind the Paywall Is Easy


Researchers at the University of Turku are increasingly publishing in open access publication channels or opting for open publishing in subscription-based journals. The visibility and discoverability of one's publication can also be enhanced with no extra cost at all. This can be done by self-archiving an approved and peer-reviewed manuscript in, for example, the organization's publication archive or research portal.

University of Turku Has Joined International OpenAPC-service


University of Turku is now a member of international OpenAPC service which collects information of open access costs paid by the universities. Data is based on University of Turku book-keeping records which has been enriched at the library by publication data. At the moment OpenAPCs-service covers information of open access publication cost paid by the University of Turku from the years 2017-2018 and beginning of 2019 (January-April 2019).