This year’s International Open Access Week runs from 21-27 October and takes as its theme ‘Open for whom? Equity in Open Knowledge’. We’re marking it with the sessions below. And meanwhile we’ll be putting our main efforts into organising another ‘a
Over 40,000 full text journal articles are now freely available through ORA, the University’s open access repository. ORA also contains records and full text for thousands of conference papers, working papers, doctoral research theses, book chapters, books, datasets and more by
Thanks to everyone who came to Monday’s Authors, copyright and Open Access sessions. It’s proved popular so we’re repeating it again next week, on Tuesday 27th August, 2-3pm at the Radcliffe Science Library. Book here. The slides will be going up soon but meanwhile h
Two dates for your diary this month. In addition to our regular briefing ‘Open Access Oxford – what’s happening?’ on Wednesday 28 August, we have an introductory ‘Open Access copyright for authors’ session on Monday 19 August (update: repeat on Tues
Open Scholarship at Oxford The University of Oxford is committed to open scholarship (also known as open science or open research), as indicated in its Strategic Plan 2018-23. To be successful in fulfilling these priorities, change is required across the Collegiate University, for exa
Oxford’s 2018-2019 Block Grant from the Charity Open Access Fund (COAF) has now been fully spent. This requires a change of procedure for the payment of Article Processing Charges (APCs) for the non-Wellcome COAF partners. Researchers funded by the five COAF partners below should, unt
We’re running a workshop next month to help our authors understand open access licensing issues and what they can deposit into ORA. Authors, copyright and open access: making it work for you. Monday 19th August 2019, 2-3pm in the Radcliffe Science Library. Researchers are often unsure
Berlin-Oxford summer school on Open Research 2019 Interested in open and reproducible research but not quite sure how to start? Come to the Berlin-Oxford summer school on Open Research, to be held at Green Templeton College Oxford from 16 – 20 September 2019. We will have a core
On 31st May it was announced that Plan S and the new Wellcome Trust OA policy have been revised and will now take effect on 1 January 2021, a year later than originally proposed. Plan S is a set of 10 principles to which a group of major funders (including Wellcome and UKRI) have comm
Yale University supports its researchers in making their research more widely available. As part of this support, Yale University Library has entered an institutional agreement with Frontiers. Under the terms of this agreement, Yale-affiliated corresponding authors will benefit from a 15% membership discount on article processing charges (APCs) when publishing in any of Frontiers’ open […]
As you probably know, the academic publishing industry is changing fast. It’s hard to keep up-to-date with some recent developments, so we’ve put together this handy document to help you more easily and quickly understand relevant aspects of Open Research and, in particular, Plan S. Perhaps you’ve heard of these concepts but don’t understand what […]
The IHR advocates for developments in Open Access publishing that are sustainable and beneficial for the dissemination of high-quality historical research, while not being detrimental to historians and the profession, broadly defined. We have three book series (the IHR Conference series, IHR Shorts, and New Historical Perspectives) that are published Open Access. In each case, titles are published without charge to authors […]
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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