for research funders
who want to: demonstrate the extent and impact of their research funding and deliver on their commitment to OA
The OA Switchboard can be used by funders to support policy compliance and development, the fulfilment of OA publication-level arrangements, making OA publishing highly visible, and increasing OA. Participation in the OA Switchboard will lead to enhancements in OA publication metadata and integration with the increasingly complex open access research and publishing ecosystem.
As an intermediary, the OA Switchboard simplifies the sharing of information between publishers, institutions and funders, thereby reducing the transactional cost for stakeholders, and it provides a safe space for publication metadata.
We currently support two use cases:
Get inspired by participating funders' Cases, Testimonials and Interviews.
Find out more: Applications & Case Studies.
consistent data format and efficiency
Supporting broader community benefits
More details on what funders gain by partnering with the OA Switchboard here
Austrian Science Fund (FWF)
Compliance monitoring and cost monitoring: mandatory grant information and standardised reporting
See more in the March 2021 webinar (recording here)
Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR)
Tom Jakobs is the Head of Data Management & Digital Transformation for the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR).
Read full interview here.