MarXiv (rhymes with "archive") celebrated its first birthday in early November 2018. Over the course of the last year, we've hit a number of important milestones.
Paying for Open Access does not increase your paper's impact, but self-archiving in a repository does
By Nicole Baker, Research Scientist, School of Aquatic and Fisheries Science at the University of Washington
How would you describe your research?
By Nick Wehner, MarXiv Project Director
The primary method for obtaining full-text papers behind a journal’s paywall for those without institutional library access* is to email the author to ask for a free copy. But that cannot happen when you do not know the email address of the author, which SpringerNature does not offer.
Oceans Deeply wrote an article about the issues MarXiv seeks to address and the growing movement to make ocean research accessible to everyone. The article is well worth a read! For more, see https://www.newsdeeply.com/oceans/articles/2018/01/18/tear-down-that-paywall-the-movement-to-make-ocean-research-free-for-all.