WISER: Open Acces – What’s Happening? A summary presentation introducing some key definitions, the green v gold Open Access routes, RCUK’s policy, and further links to resources and support available to help you determine what you need to do. Presentation given by
The Council held a policy debate on open access to scientific information of public-funded research projects on the basis of the Commission communication “Towards better access to scientific information: Boosting the benefits of public investments in research” (12847/12) a
“Fools’ Gold?”, Times Higher Education, 14th February 2013, Paul Jump reports: Open-access publishing, once a niche preoccupation, is now a hot-button issue. But concern is growing that unintended consequences of new publication mandates will cost individual scholar
"One of the key stages in planning research in higher education is ensuring that what you want to do has received ethical approval from your research institution. Typically, any research involving human participants will be assessed for the potential harm it could cause, or any rights it could potentially violate. Our project is evaluating the […]
"This workshop will provide attendees, no matter their role in their own institution, with the knowledge, vocabulary, and basic skills needed to communicate intelligently with other stakeholders in the fast-changing scholarly communication landscape. Using foundational readings from Peter Suber and other sample materials, we will explore several key scholarly communication topics, including: the economics of commercial […]
"The purpose of this paper is to assess whether Europeana can be really seen as the new “Library of Alexandria” for digital resources from the perspective of teachers, academics and researchers that might want to retrieve and reuse those resources for learning purposes."
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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