Many thanks to everyone who attended last month’s successful event (programme) bringing together academia, publishers and funders to discuss challenges and initiatives in research communication and open access. Special thanks go to convenor Dr Philippa Matthews and the speakers:
Open Access at Oxford has reached another milestone, with over 5,000 Author Accepted Manuscripts (AAMs) deposited for Act on Acceptance since April 2016. In order to be eligible for the next REF, journal articles and conference proceedings (in publications with an ISSN) accepted since
Wellcome and MRC recently announced that they allow researchers to cite preprints in grant applications. For more information see: • Wellcome: “As of January 2017, we will permit researchers to cite preprints, or pre-peer reviewed manuscripts, in their grant applications and end-of-gr
Booking is open for this session next week organised by Humanities Training: Open Access and REF Q&A for Humanities Early-Career Researchers. Are you an early-career researcher who’s concerned about what the REF means for you? Do you know about the rules on Open Access, and
Open Access Oxford: Publishing, Papers and Peer-review A one-day event around the subject of open access publishing. Topics include new OA platforms, peer review process, role of reviewer, how we use metrics, role of IT and the internet, managing sensitive data, and the balance betwee
Open Access services will be closed from 5pm on Thursday 22nd December 2016 to Monday 2nd January 2017 inclusive. This means there will be no ORA reviewing of deposited items during this period, no handling of Article Processing Charges, and no response to enquiries. Normal service fr
Booking is now open for Open Access Oxford: Publishing, Papers and Peer-review, our event on Friday 20th January, 2017 (10.30-16.00). There are many changes afoot in academic publishing. We therefore invite you to attend a series of short talks, panel discussions and opportunities for
Wellcome Open Research is a new open access publishing option for Wellcome Trust researchers. Researchers can rapidly publish a wide range of submissions, from more traditional narrative-based articles to incremental findings, methods, protocols, datasets and negative/null results. On
Our next Open Access iSkills will be held on Tuesday 22 November, 10-11am, Cairns Library, John Radcliffe Hospital. Topics to be covered include: What is open access? Key terms – Gold, Green, APCs How to find out about research council or funder requirements How to find out what your
"Agency orders to cease communication with the public – as well as a directive calling for the submission of EPA publications to administration review – had to be walked back in response to public outcry, but they set worrisome examples. These federal agencies are taxpayer-supported, and their outputs for public consumption and understanding are an […]
"Michael Zeoli, Vice President, Content Development & Partner Relations for GOBI Library Solutions, participated in an ACRL/CHOICE webinar in January in which he, along with Rebecca Welzenbach from Michigan Publishing and Jessica Grim from Oberlin College, discussed open access monograph discoverability and distribution from the perspectives of vendors, publishers and libraries."
"The results range from 60,8% (OpenAIRE sample) to 68,7% (CORDA sample) open access. Out of the CORDA sample of 5065 open access publications 78,7% are green open access and 21,3% are gold open access. An updated OpenAIRE sample shows a similar distribution."
"Today, we’re happy to announce the integration of the Journal of Paleontological Techniques (JPT) onto our platform! This journal is all about sharing and opening up the methods that palaeontologists use in their day-to-day research. So if you love Jurassic Park and dinosaurs, this collection is perfect for you! All articles are Open Access, which means they […]
About the Oxford Open Access Project
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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