Open Access requirements are set by your research funder – you should be aware of these and discuss and agree with your collaborators how to take these into account. For holders of AHRC, BBSRC, EPSRC, ESRC, MRC, NERC or STFC grants, fellowships or studentships or future applican
RCUK has published the latest version of its Policy and Guidance on Open Access It has also provided a FAQ document, which will be updated as and when new questions arise. The changes aim to further clarify the guidance, and draw on comments received from across the research community
In the last couple of days we have seen the launch of a beta version of SHERPA/FACT, a tool to help authors ‘comply with research funders’ policies on open access to publications.’ FACT aims to enable authors and those supporting research determine whether a journal
SHERPA/FACT tool in its beta version is now available to guide RCUK and Wellcome Trust funded authors in achieving compliance with individual Research Council requirements for open access to research. The tool cross-references information on both Funders’ and Publishers’ policies and
From 1st April researchers funded by RCUK funding councils are required to make their research papers open access either via free unrestricted access to the final version on the publisher’s web site or by deposit of the accepted manuscript (after peer review) in an open access reposit
On behalf of the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research), Professor Ian Walmsley, please find available for download a summary of the Policy approved by the University Research Committee on how Oxford will allocate year one of the RCUK Block Grant to Oxford. Allocating the RCUK Open Access Blo
The University of Oxford’s response to the HEFCE’s letter ‘Open Access and Submission of Outputs to a post-2014 REF’ is now available to view: HEFCE Request for Advice on open access post-2014 REF – Oxford University submission to HEFCE
Please find attached to this post today’s slides from the WISER information session on Open Access, held at the Radcliffe Humanities building at 12.30. Further WISER sessions are available to book via this link. WISER OA session – HWJR 14 Mar2013 (pdf)
For a progress report on the Oxford project to support the transition to Open Access, utilising the pump priming funds from BIS, see the below pdf document. OAO (Oxford) progress report to RCUK 13 March 2013
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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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