We are aware of a number of authors being contacted by Wikipedia Italia asking them to deposit their article in Dissem.in so as to make a copy freely accessible via a repository such as Zenodo. We would encourage Oxford authors to deposit instead into our institutional repository ORA
Our next Open Access iSkills session will be held on 20th September at the Manor Road Building. Book on to find out: What is open access? Key terms – Gold, Green, Article Processing Charges How to find out about research council or funder requirements How to find out what your
Charity Open Access Fund – update & procedure change 30th August to 30th September 2017 Oxford’s block grant from COAF has now been fully spent for 2016-17. This requires a temporary change of procedure for the payment of Article Processing Charges (APCs) for all the COAF pa
COAF Charity Partners update on funding 16th August 2017 Update 30th August 2017 – COAF funds have now run out. Please contact individual charities as per temporary new procedure 30th Aug to 30th Sep 2017. Please note that we are predicting that our Open Access APC funding for t
Oxford researchers are advised that the University’s Research Committee has approved a revised policy for allocating funds from the RCUK Open Access block grant. In order to best manage the limited funds remaining in our 2017/18 RCUK block grant, the new policy will take effect
Open Access at Oxford has reached a new milestone. Over 10,000 articles have been deposited for Act on Acceptance in the University’s repository ORA since April 2016. The 10,000th manuscript processed by the ORA team was a paper in Heart journal entitled ‘Cochrane Corner:
Oxford’s procedure for gold articles has been simplified: if an author has deposited their publisher pdf in ORA (within 3 months of acceptance), they will no longer be asked for the AAM in addition. The revised approach is reflected in a new FAQ about gold articles (no. 8 in our REF
RCUK has confirmed that the Open Access block grants will be continued at current levels for a further two years. The grants fund costs relating to articles published in peer reviewed journals that have resulted from RCUK funded research and acknowledge Research Council funding. More
Our next Open Access iSkills session will be held on 22nd August at the Manor Road Building. Book on to find out: What is open access? Key terms – Gold, Green, Article Processing Charges How to find out about research council or funder requirements How to find out what your publisher
"One of the key stages in planning research in higher education is ensuring that what you want to do has received ethical approval from your research institution. Typically, any research involving human participants will be assessed for the potential harm it could cause, or any rights it could potentially violate. Our project is evaluating the […]
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