RCUK-funded researchers are reminded that Oxford’s policy for our RCUK block grant changed in August, and shortage of funds means we can only pay Article Processing Charges for fully open access journals. Check if it is listed in doaj.org (Directory of Open Access Journals), and then
This year’s Oxford OpenCon satellite event will be held on Friday 1st December 2017 at the Weston Library. It has been organised by Crossref, the Bodleian Libraries and the Centre for Digital Scholarship and, of course, OpenCon. This is the third Oxford event and it promises an
The 11,000th article processed for Act on Acceptance by the ORA team was a paper in International Journal of Public Health entitled ‘Partnering and parenting transitions associate with changing smoking status: a cohort study in young Australians’, co-authored by Professor
Our next Open Access iSkills session will be held on 29th November at the Taylor Institution. 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
To mark Open Access Week we have a guest post by Dr Martin Poulter, Wikimedian in Residence at the University of Oxford, about his work with open access journal Vestiges to expand Wikipedia coverage of topics. Vestiges: Traces of Record is an open access journal, started in 2015, with
This Open Access Week we celebrate the 10th anniversary of ORA, the University of Oxford’s institutional repository (2007-2017) and a cornerstone of open access at Oxford. By happy coincidence ORA has just reached some milestone figures for usage and content: Over 1 million visi
Had an article or paper accepted for publication? 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 help: vis
International Open Access Week this year runs from the 23rd – 29th October. The theme this year is “open in order to…” , and is “an invitation to answer the question of what concrete benefits can be realised by making scholarly outputs openly available.
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, that Wikipedia can link to. We would encourage Oxford authors who wish to take action and h
"The WikiFactMine project is a WMF Project Grant Funded Project by ContentMine that seeks to use text mining of the Open Access bioscience literature to enhance the Wikimedia projects. This workshop is a hands on introduction to the tools the project has made and how you can get involved. Both to enhance the mining of […]
"On 15 November, the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) announced that it would launch an open access publishing platform called AAS Open Research early next year. This would be created with assistance from the London publisher F1000 and would be the first platform to adopt open peer review. AAS Open Research is aimed exclusively at […]
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