To mark Wikipedia‘s 15th birthday on 15th January 2016, we have a guest post by Martin Poulter, the Bodleian Library’s Wikimedian in Residence: The Budapest Open Access Declaration is one of the defining documents of the Open Access movement. It says that free, unrestricte
Oxford’s Act on Acceptance campaign has been running since 1st October, to inform academics & researchers about open access policy and our new ‘quick deposit’ service. From now on researchers should deposit all newly-accepted articles and conference papers in our repos
The Changing Scholarly Communications Ecosystem. When: 9.30 am – 12.30pm, Friday December 11th , 2015 Where: Department of Physiology Anatomy and Genetics, Sherrington Building, Main Lecture Theatre. This event is part of the Oxford Interdisciplinary Bioscience Doctoral Training
From now on (November 2015), there will be a change in the way APCs are paid for researchers funded by the Wellcome Trust and COAF. Previously, researchers were required to arrange payment of APCs themselves and reclaim it from funds administered by the Bodleian Libraries. As of now,
Oxford’s Act on Acceptance campaign started today, in preparation for open access & the next REF and to boost the accessibility of our research. The message, to all academics and researchers employed by the collegiate University, is: •deposit all your newly-accepted journal
We are continuing as planned with preparations for a single, simple message for open access: Act on Acceptance. Over the summer, we are putting in place mechanisms to ensure all researchers employed by the collegiate University are able to deposit their article manuscripts in our repo
You may have spotted that last week HEFCE announced some adjustments in their Open Access policy (see http://www.hefce.ac.uk/pubs/year/2015/CL,202015/). While a welcome move from HEFCE, it’s worth noting the adjustment does not significantly alter the scale or nature of the requ
The University’s plans for implementing HEFCE open access policy for the next REF have moved forward since it approved: 1. The requirement for all academics and researchers employed anywhere in the collegiate University to ‘act on acceptance’ of all journal articles and conference pro
We are delighted to announce the launch of the ORCID at Oxford service, which enables Oxford researchers to create an ORCID iD with verified University affiliation. This will help you receive maximum credit for your publications and streamline research processes. An ORCID is a unique
Want news of Oxford’s preparations for implementing Open Access ahead of the next REF? Good progress during April with our pilot to test new ‘quick deposit’ routes into ORA, and how best to communicate HECFE’s Open Access policy requirements. Since last month’s
The Oxford Open Access project is a collaborative project involving Research Services, the Bodleian Libraries, IT Services, the Planning and Resource Allocation Section, OUP and the Academic Divisions, accountable to the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research) and the Research Committee.
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