Thank you to everyone who attended our recent session ‘Authors, copyright and open access – making it work for you‘. The slides are now up on the iSkills website. Here are the information links we mentioned: Copyright overview: UK Intellectual Property Office Intellectual
Our next ‘Open Access Oxford- What’s Happening?‘ session will be held at the Old Road Campus in Headington. This introductory session covers: What is open access? Key terms – Gold, Green, Article Processing Charges How to find out about research council or funder req
The next date for our regular monthly session ‘Open Access Oxford – what’s happening?‘ is Wednesday 21st June 2017, 11.00-12.00 at the Manor Road Building (Seminar Room E). An introduction to open access and how to make your publications open access at Oxford.
The purpose of ORA is to store and disseminate digital copies of Oxford research publications, such as journal articles, conference papers, book chapters, working papers and theses. Most of the manuscripts can eventually be released through ORA, thus making freely available many artic
We have a number of Open Access drop-in times coming up over Trinity Term. Get one-to-one help with Open Access and the REF, Act on Acceptance, and ORA. Drop-ins will run Tuesday – Friday at the following times in Weeks 1-8: Tuesdays 2.30-3.30pm, Knowledge Centre Library – ask for Ju
It’s a year since the start of HEFCE’s open access policy, requiring that journal articles and conference papers (in publications with an ISSN) accepted since 1 April 2016 are deposited in an open access repository within 3 months of acceptance for publication, to be eligi
A reminder of our next dates for ‘Open Access Oxford – what’s happening?’: When: Thursday 20th April (12.00-13.00) and Tuesday 23rd May (14.00-15.00). Where: Manor Road Building – Seminar Room E. Book your place here. Our regular introduction to open access and how t
The Wellcome Trust’s open access policy brings in new requirements for publishers next month. From 1 April 2017, Wellcome funding cannot be used to pay Article Processing Charges (APCs) for papers submitted to non-compliant publishers. Wellcome have published the list of 58 publ
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:
"In the year since our last birthday, our membership has grown to over 1,200 strong. Last fall, in partnership with Creative Commons, we released a beta version of rightsback.org, a tool that helps authors navigate the complexities of the termination of transfer provision of copyright law. We traveled around the U.S. and abroad to host workshops […]
"Springer Nature, Wiley and Figshare, in association with Digital Science would like to invite you to participate in our survey on sharing data and open data. The aim of the survey is to find out more about your experiences and attitudes towards sharing data, how you handle research data, the challenges that you and […]
"So Sci-Hub’s strategy seems to bank on at least these three points: Researchers are gullible Librarians will not readily engage with publishers’ concerns Publishers will continue to wear white hats I don’t see any of these points changing in the near future. For publishers this means that they are going to have to solve this […]
"With English as the starting point, we added Spanish, and soon thereafter Chinese, with the generous contributions of translations provided by native speakers in the Samvera community. Then we got a tip about i18n-tasks. This Ruby gem identifies any missing terms from languages specified in an application’s locale configuration file and then fills in the gaps […]
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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