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
From 1st April researchers funded by RCUK funding councils are required to make their research papers open access either via free unrestricted access to the final version on the publisher’s web site or by deposit of the accepted manuscript (after peer review) in an open access reposit
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 […]
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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