Arcada follows the principles of open science. We work for an open research culture, open access to scientific publications, research data and methods, as well as open education and open teaching materials.
Open science and research at Arcada
Help for publishing openly can be found in the university's electronic Libguide regarding Open Access. In 2019, 54% of all research publications were openly available. Arcada works actively to enable open access to research data and methods. As a member of the Finnish research community, Arcada takes responsibility and continues its work to support and encourage researchers at Arcada to work in line with the Declaration and international research. Arcada has signed the "Declaration of Open Science and Research". Arcada's own recommendation regarding Open Access publishing for researchers can be found at the bottom of the page.
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Arcada publishes and stores reports, articles, conference publications and investigations in digital form in the following two e-publication series. These are published according to the Green Open Access principle. Everyone may read and use the publications online, provided that the author's copyright is respected and quoted in accordance with accepted academic principles.
Arcada Working Papers (ISSN 2342-3064) are pre-publication versions of academic articles, book chapters, or reviews. Articles in this series represent investigations in progress and will be revised and published using other academic channels.
Most recent Arcada Working Papers can be found on Theseus.
Arcada has it's own publication series called Arcada Publication. The aim with this publication series is to promote the publication of research efforts and projects related to Arcada’s activities and areas of expertise, as well as strengthen the flow of information and knowledge regionally, nationally and internationally.
All publications within the series can be found on Theseus.
A register of other publications/articles and peer-reviewed summaries issued by Arcada staff can be found in Arcada's publication register.
Arcada's blog for health and welfare is a public online publication where Arcada's researchers, teachers and students write about education, research, development and innovation activities in Arcada. Publication languages are Swedish, English and Finnish. The editorial board of the publication approves the articles. The contact details of the editorial board can be found on the blog's webpage.
Arcada's blog for Culture and Media explores and makes meaning of the dynamic field of culture and the media industry. Read about the latest trends, events and academic arguments that are shaping and reshaping our world in ways that encourage us to reflect and debate on what has past and what has yet to come. The editorial board of the publication approves the articles. The contact details of the editorial board can be found on the blog's webpage.