Celebrate Open Access Week with Oxford University Press! Open Access Week is a chance to promote and celebrate open access, encouraging a sharing of ideas and experiences in the academic and publishing community. With a growing list of fully open access journals, OUP is committed to e
Elsevier is currently seeking feedback on their user experience and online forms for open access publishing. This is a good opportunity for support staff and academics grappling with the challenges of open access to get their voices heard with a major publisher, so if you are able to
Open Access Week is an annual global event intended to highlight the benefits of Open Access (Twitter #OAweek) Oxford University will be holding a number of Open Access events, both during the week itself and throughout the 2013-14 academic year. Bodleian Libraries are running a progr
Attached are the latest slides from the August WISER session on Open Access – a presentation given by Juliet Ralph and Craig Finlay from the Bodleian Libraries. WISER OA session – CFJR Aug 2013 Any queries – please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
HEFCE is inviting views on open access proposals for the post-2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) from HEIs and other groups, organisations and individuals with an interest in scholarly publishing and research; see the HEFCE website. The University – through the PVC (Resear
The Rigour and Openness in 21st Century Science conference, held this spring in Oxford, provided a valuable opportunity to hear directly from a number of key figures involved in formulating and implementing the RCUK’s policy on Open Access. All of the conference sessions were recorded
Two events at Oxford – the Evolution of Science debate in February 2012 and the Rigour and Openness conference in April 2013 – provided publishers with an opportunity to talk about OA from their perspective. Here we present video excerpts from two presentations that may be of interest
This month we have been thinking about preparations for drawing up reports required by funders about open access publication by Oxford authors, in the first instance for RCUK. We have been examining what information is required (although awaiting confirmation of details), whether the
This post offers a rough-and-ready analysis of feedback gathered from nine of the ‘WISER’ briefing sessions on Open Access conducted by the Bodleian Libraries between February and May 2013. Five sessions took place before the introduction of the RCUK’s policy on 1st
For the first time, the EPFL Library Gold Open Access (OA) fund contributed to the publishing charges of a textbook published under CC BY license. The title Elements of Robotics, co-written by Professor Francesco Mondada, is freely accessible on the Springer platform and available in print format at the EPFL Library.
The opinion-based review by Michael Hagner is a thought-provoking read, which touches on many issues we are grappling with at the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF). Unfortunately, his article also grossly misrepresents the SNSF’s strategy for open access (OA), by describing it as “a coercive measure that robs researchers of the freedom to publish their research […]
"The Palestinian Museum has started a $2 million project that will create a digital archive of historical documents, photos and films that reflect the history of Palestine. The three-year project will collect records of daily life such as personal photos and official documents from both Palestinian individuals and institutions. The museum, located in the town of Birzeit in the […]
"The Public Knowledge Project (PKP) is entering its third decade. Like any project that has been around this long, PKP is facing the substantial responsibilities of maturity, seeking ways that will enable it to best serve the thousands of people who utilize our software to operate and index the journals and presses with which they […]
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.
If you have any feedback on how the site could be more useful then please email Juliet Ralph at the address below.
Email : email@example.com