Researchers: have you published an open access book or are you interested in doing so? You are invited to an Oxford workshop with OA book platform OAPEN and publisher Springer Nature to develop an OA book publishing toolkit for authors. The workshop will discuss researcher attitudes t
The growth of full text content in the University’s open access repository ORA continues apace, with over 60,000 works by Oxford academics and researchers now freely available. The 60,000th full text item is an article uploaded by Professor Sally Shuttleworth (Faculty of English
Thanks to everyone who came to yesterday’s Authors, copyright and Open Access training session. Below are the useful links and University contacts we mentioned: UK Intellectual Property Office https://www.gov.uk/intellectual-property-an-overview. https://www.gov.uk/copyright/overview
Over 60 students and postdoctoral researchers came together at last month’s Oxford-Berlin Summer School to attend lectures and interactive workshops on how to incorporate open and reproducible research practices in their own projects. Participants selected from a range of worksh
As the new academic year starts, here’s a reminder of what our researchers and academics need to do for Open Access at Oxford. Had an article or paper accepted for publication recently? Make sure you Act on Acceptance and deposit your work in the university’s open access r
Our OA policy timeline has been updated to reflect the continuation of COAF funding for another year and the fact that the UKRI OA Review consultation will now start in October rather than September. The timeline was created earlier this year by the Bodleian’s Head of Scholarly
The new COAF grant year 2019-20 has begun, for articles published between 1st October 2019 and 30th September 2020. This means that Oxford’s COAF-funded authors no longer have to claim Open Access fees from their individual funders and can once again send applications to apc@bodleian
This year’s International Open Access Week runs from 21-27 October and takes as its theme ‘Open for whom? Equity in Open Knowledge’. We’re marking it with the sessions below. And meanwhile we’ll be putting our main efforts into organising another ‘a
Over 40,000 full text journal articles are now freely available through ORA, the University’s open access repository. ORA also contains records and full text for thousands of conference papers, working papers, doctoral research theses, book chapters, books, datasets and more by
Open science has become a reality and a necessity for all disciplines in the Serbian research community. By adopting the Open Science Platform (2018) and the Law on Science and Research (2019), the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development showed its commitment to implement the principles of Open Science in Serbia. Over the past […]
The Open Library of Humanities is an academic-led, gold open access publisher with no author-facing charges. With initial funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the platform covers its costs by payments from an international library consortium, rather than any kind of author fee.
In 2020 there will again be numerous events in the context of open science and related subjects. We have selected a small number of interesting events. A wide variety of more conferences, workshops, barcamps and other events is listed in our events calendar at ZBW MediaTalk.
"When rapid and open sharing occurs, it is usually in venues (like scientific conferences or within networks of collaborators) accessible only to researchers from well-resourced and established institutions, creating additional barriers to researchers from emerging countries or under-resourced areas, preventing them from participating in the scientific discourse. Preprints are poised to change this. In addition […]
"COCI is our first OpenCitations Index of open citations, in which we have applied the concept of citations as first-class data entities, each identified using a unique persistent Open Citation Identifier (OCI), to index the contents of one of the major databases of open scholarly citation information, namely Crossref, and to render and make available […]
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