If you want to keep up with UK developments to support OA & the next REF, here are 2 new blogs to watch: CRC Blog (Centre for Research Communications) launched this month to provide updates on all the SHERPA Services (RoMEO, JULIET, OpenDOAR and FACT) and projects (SHERPA/REF, OAR
#fosteropenscience Full event programme available at – http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/science/2020-vision This event is free and lunch will be provided. Places are limited, please book online – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/2020-vision-making-your-research-output-compliant-
It’s been a while since we reported on progress, but the departmental pilots are now starting. Read on to find out more. 1. REF Open Access policy The pilots are part of the project commissioned by the University’s Research Committee to evaluate how best to support and promote c
HEFCE has published the findings of its Monographs and Open Access Project, which was led by Professor Geoffrey Crossick and considerered ‘the place of monographs in the arts, humanities and social science disciplines, and how they fit into the developing world of open access to
A big thank you to everyone who joined us in celebrating Open Access Week 2014. Here are the slides from last week’s talks, with especial thanks to our visiting speakers: Dr Susanna-Assunta Sansone (Oxford e-Research Centre and NPG Scientific Data): Open Access & Open Data a
What counts as an institutional or subject repository? This question came up at our last training session. The answer: if it’s listed in OpenDOAR , the ‘authoritative directory of academic open access repositories’, you can be confident it meets funder requirements a
Many thanks to everyone who attended our forum last month (part of the Bodleian Libraries Open Access series) with publishers, policymakers and funders, to discuss current challenges and initiatives in Open Access monograph publishing. Special thanks go to our visiting speakers: Cecy
Royal Society of Medicine are holding a workshop on 28th February. The meeting is open to anyone and as we are an institutional member of the UHMLG, all Oxford University staff can register at the reduced rate. Speakers include Dr Paul Ayris (UCL), Alice Wise (Elsevier) and Dr
Professor Thomas Eger, Vice-Dean for Research and International Affairs at the University of Hamburg, together with doctoral student, Marc Scheufen is conducting a survey on the experience of academic scholars with and their perception of open access publishing. One of their objective
Elsevier is currently seeking feedback on their user experience and online forms for open access publishing. This is a good opportunity for support staff and academics grappling with the challenges of open access to get their voices heard with a major publisher, so if you are able to
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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