By Joanna Wild & Rowan Wilson A number of the enquiries to the Open Access Enquiries mailing list have asked us how the various types of Creative Commons licence specifically relate to scholarly articles. So, in this blog post we explain the rights that the CC BY licence grants to
Pdf of slides from the presentation on Open Access for Social Scientists – given by Craig Finlay and Andy Kernot, 28th May 2013. Includes useful examples of ESRC-funded researchers publishing journal articles and the routes taken to publish in specific journals, whilst complying
During the period preceding 1st April the researchers from IT Services attached to the OAO project explored Oxford researchers’ existing awareness of, and attitudes towards, Open Access. We spoke with nine individuals in research roles – PIs of research teams and individual rese
The steps towards achieving compliance with the RCUK policy on Open Access by an Oxford researcher will be different depending on many factors including: differences in the individual funders’ and publishers’ requirements, multiple sources of funding, sole- or co-authored papers, whet
A Decision Tree for meeting RCUK OA Requirements at Oxford is now available online at http://openaccess.ox.ac.uk/decision-tree/ under a CC-BY licence. The slidepack comprises 3 versions of the Oxford decision tree: Slide 1: Simple, e.g. for use in presentations or large group discuss
On April 8th, RCUK released the latest (final?) version of its Open Access policy and guidance. The Open Access Oxford project group continues to work on interpreting this policy and implementing the support structures needed to help the research community meet these requirements, i
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