Advance notice that we’re planning another Open Access Oxford Week for Monday 4th to Friday 8th March 2019, to finish the spring term with a week of events bringing together researchers, publishers and funders to discuss developments in the research publishing landscape, and the
This week the Wellcome announced a new Open Access policy from 2020. It will apply to articles submitted for publication from 1 January 2020. Key points and changes 1. Date for implementation set for 1 January 2020 – authors have no need to act yet and should continue to comply with t
Once again Oxford is hosting an OpenCon satellite event, 1.30-4.30pm on Friday 30th November 2018 at the Weston Library, jointly organised by Crossref, the Bodleian Libraries and the Centre for Digital Scholarship and, of course, OpenCon. This is the 4th Oxford event and it promises a
It was a pleasure to mark #ThesisThursday for Open Access Week and celebrate e-theses across the UK with a presentation by our institutional repository librarian, Sarah Barkla, about the growth of Oxford University digital theses in ORA and the benefits of putting your thesis online.
“On 4 September 2018, 11 national research funding organisations, with the support of the European Commission and the European Research Council (ERC), announced the launch of cOAlition S, an initiative to make full and immediate Open Access to research publications a reality.” It is b
Had an article or paper accepted for publication recently? Make sure you act on acceptance for open access and the REF. Deposit your work in ORA via Symplectic Elements. New researcher at Oxford and not sure what you need to do for open access? The University offers a free service to
The new COAF grant year 2018-19 has begun, for articles published between 1st October 2018 and 30th September 2019. This means that Oxford’s COAF-funded authors no longer have to claim Open Access fees from their individual funders and can once again send applications to apc@bo
This year’s International Open Access Week runs from 22-28 October and takes as its theme “designing equitable foundations for open knowledge.” Although we’re putting our main efforts into another ‘alternative’ Oxford OA Week in spring 2019, it didn’t fee
The proposed changes to the policy on Open Access for monographs in the next REF after REF 2021 will have profound implications for researchers in the humanities and social sciences. Oxford, with its internationally pre-eminent community of researchers in those disciplines, and with t
From Google's English: "In July 2018, the Department of Scientific and Technical Information sent a questionnaire to all the people working in the Inserm structures. The purpose of the operation: to evaluate the practices of publication and access to the scientific literature in order to adapt the documentary offer as close as possible to their needs."
A plan to decisively advance towards the Open Access of scholarly publishing by 2020 was the topic of discussion at a meeting yesterday between Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, and Marc Schiltz, President of Science Europe. The plan, currently called ‘Plan S’, was jointly developed by Science Europe, a group of […]
Abstract: In the 21st Century, research is increasingly data- and computation-driven. Researchers, funders, and the larger community today emphasize the traits of openness and reproducibility. In March 2017, 13 mostly early-career research leaders who are building their careers around these traits came together with ten university leaders (presidents, vice presidents, and vice provosts), representatives from four […]
"An interactive learning opportunity for Non-APC based publishers and fora To continue the efforts of OpenAIRE to provide support to alternative business models making scientific outcomes openly available, we’re organizing an interactive workshop based on input from our participants. We invite journal, book publishers and librarians supporting non-APC publishing initiatives to present their case, brainstorm […]
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State is among the first universities to commit funds to an initiative designed to support the peer-reviewed, open access monographs known as Toward Open Monograph Ecosystem (TOME).
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