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
RCUK issued on 6 March its Open Access Policy and ‘Supporting Guidance.’ 10 pages in all. Some welcome changes but not all we hoped for. Still very complicated. We are looking at whether the Oxford Policy on the Allocation of the RCUK OA Block Grant (approved by the Research Commit
Please note that there are 3 further dates added for Open Access training sessions – which are aimed at the research support community but are open to anyone at Oxford who has an interest in this important issue. Please note that you will need to book via http://courses.it.ox.ac.uk/de
Research Councils UK (RCUK) has today (6 March 2013) published the latest version of its guidance for its revised Policy on Open Access, which comes in to effect on 1 April 2013. This latest version draws the policy and the guidance together into one document and aims to give research
HEFCE intends to consult formally on the role of open-access publishing in the submission of outputs to the post-2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF). HEFCE is seeking some early input to help shape this consultation which will take place later this year. This exercise has no bear
What is Open Access? Why should I care? How can open access benefit my research? Want to know what you can do as a postgraduate student? Come along to our workshop! 5th March – 2-5pm – LTB, Dept of Zoology We will have a talk from Cameron Neylon followed by a group
Times Higher Education, 25th February, by Paul Jump The UK’s higher education funding councils will not express a preference for either green or gold open access in their submission rules for future research excellence frameworks. To read the full article, click here: http://www
Dan Hicks and Alice Stevenson (eds) 2013. World Archaeology at the Pitt Rivers Museum: a characterization. Oxford: Archaeopress We are delighted to announce the publication of a new 280,000-word overview of the world archaeological collections of the Pitt Rivers Museum, University of
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From Google translate: ""CPT" stands for the Cape Town Open Education Declaration, which was signed ten years ago. Remember Mark Surman (Mozilla Foundation) and Philipp Schmidt (MIT Media Lab), who were there. In time for the anniversary and the UNESCO Open Educational Resources Conference in Ljubljana, there is now CPT + 10, "an effort to […]
"A new journal is offering something we’ve never seen before: A cash reward to corresponding authors of papers it publishes. Normally, in the case of open-access journals, researchers have to pay article processing charges (APCs). But Minimally Invasive Surgical Oncology, an open-access journal launched at the end of last year, flips the typical narrative — […]
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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