Advance notice that we’re planning an Open Access Oxford Week for Monday 11th to Friday 15th June 2018, to round off the summer term with a week of events bringing together researchers, publishers and funders to discuss developments in the research publishing landscape and the b
The University of Oxford is closely monitoring the development of the UK Scholarly Communications Licence (UK-SCL). We are taking advice and will consult with the Oxford academic community in due course. Consultation is being led by Richard Ovenden, Bodley’s Librarian. We are aware th
Many thanks to everyone who came to Sally Rumsey’s well-attended talk at the Weston Library on 11th January – it got our Open Access new year off to a great start. We’d been hoping that researchers and journal editors would come and share their thoughts, and we weren
The 14,000th article deposited for Act on Acceptance and Open Access at Oxford was a paper in Climate Policy entitled ‘The fiscal benefits of stringent climate change mitigation: an overview’. Dr Linus Mattauch, who conducts research on climate economics at the Institute f
ORA received a whopping 13,600 deposits during 2017. The grand total includes book chapters, books, working papers, doctoral theses and more, as well as journal articles & conference papers. A big thank you to everyone involved in making our repository bigger and better. Let’
The University’s 2017-18 OA Block Grant from RCUK has now been exhausted and no funds remain for paying either APCs (Article Processing Charges) or page/publication charges for RCUK-funded researchers. A new allocation will be available from 1st April 2018. Heads of Department have be
Read the latest thoughts from Sally Rumsey, the Bodleian Libraries’ Head of Scholarly Communications & Research Data Management, on the way forward for scholarly communications, research data, and open access, in this post on the Wiley Network blog after her recent visit there: A
Happy New Year! Training resumes this month with our regular FREE introductory session run by Bodleian Libraries giving an overview of open access and how to make your publications open access at Oxford: ‘Open Access Oxford – what’s happening?’ What is open access? Key ter
Help! I’m an author – get me out of here. Oxford University authors and journal editors are invited to a discussion about evolving research dissemination with Sally Rumsey, the Bodleian Libraries’ Head of Scholarly Communications & Research Data Management. This presentation
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