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
Open Access services will close at 3pm on Thursday 21st December 2017 for the Christmas break. This means there will be no ORA reviewing of deposited items during the closed period, no handling of Article Processing Charges, and no response to enquiries. Normal service from the ORA, A
May we draw your attention to a recent post on the OUP blog entitled Open access: reflections on change by Sally Rumsey, the Bodleian Libraries’ Head of Scholarly Communications & Research Data Management, in which she shares her reflections on the changing open access envir
The 13,000th deposit for Act on Acceptance was a conference paper co-authored by Professor Steven Simon and Dr Arijeet Pal from the Department of Physics (pictured) in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, entitled ‘Breakdo
RCUK-funded researchers are reminded that Oxford’s policy for our RCUK block grant changed in August, and shortage of funds means we can only pay Article Processing Charges for fully open access journals. Check if it is listed in doaj.org (Directory of Open Access Journals), and then
This year’s Oxford OpenCon satellite event will be held on Friday 1st December 2017 at the Weston Library. It has been organised by Crossref, the Bodleian Libraries and the Centre for Digital Scholarship and, of course, OpenCon. This is the third Oxford event and it promises an
The 11,000th article processed for Act on Acceptance by the ORA team was a paper in International Journal of Public Health entitled ‘Partnering and parenting transitions associate with changing smoking status: a cohort study in young Australians’, co-authored by Professor
Our next Open Access iSkills session will be held on 29th November at the Taylor Institution. Book on to find out: What is open access? Key terms – Gold, Green, Article Processing Charges How to find out about research council or funder requirements How to find out what your publisher
For the first time, the EPFL Library Gold Open Access (OA) fund contributed to the publishing charges of a textbook published under CC BY license. The title Elements of Robotics, co-written by Professor Francesco Mondada, is freely accessible on the Springer platform and available in print format at the EPFL Library.
The opinion-based review by Michael Hagner is a thought-provoking read, which touches on many issues we are grappling with at the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF). Unfortunately, his article also grossly misrepresents the SNSF’s strategy for open access (OA), by describing it as “a coercive measure that robs researchers of the freedom to publish their research […]
"The Palestinian Museum has started a $2 million project that will create a digital archive of historical documents, photos and films that reflect the history of Palestine. The three-year project will collect records of daily life such as personal photos and official documents from both Palestinian individuals and institutions. The museum, located in the town of Birzeit in the […]
"The Public Knowledge Project (PKP) is entering its third decade. Like any project that has been around this long, PKP is facing the substantial responsibilities of maturity, seeking ways that will enable it to best serve the thousands of people who utilize our software to operate and index the journals and presses with which they […]
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