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
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
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