iSkills Open Access session Tues 21st June, 2-3pm, RSL training room. Open to all members of the University. Covers Act on Acceptance and how to deposit, plus how to meet other funder requirements such as RCUK and Wellcome Trust/COAF. Book here. Weekly OA drop-ins Do you want h
Advance notice that Symplectic Elements (SE) will be unavailable on Wednesday 1st June 2016, starting around 9:30am, anticipated to resume by 4pm. This part of the SE Support and Functional Enhancements Project, in order to migrate the service onto new hardware. It will not be possibl
Oxford’s Act on Acceptance service has since October 2015 allowed researchers to quickly and easily deposit their work in ORA via Symplectic Elements.This supports both the University’s Open Access policy for making research outputs widely available and our ability to opti
Advance notice that Symplectic Elements (SE) will be unavailable on Monday 9th May 2016, starting around 9:30am, anticipated to resume by 5pm. This part of the SE Support and Functional Enhancements Project, in order to migrate the service onto new hardware. It will not be possible to
Details below of the next round of central training and help. iSkills Open Access session Wed 25th May, 12-1pm, Taylor Institution. Open to all members of the University. Covers Act on Acceptance and how to deposit, plus how to meet other funder requirements such as RCUK and Wellcome
1st April 2016 marks the start of HEFCE’s open access policy and a significant step in increasing the availability of UK research to the wider world. Universities across the land have been busy preparing for it. For Oxford this means that all authors must deposit journal article
To mark the go-live of HEFCE’s open access policy, our OA team is providing the following support during April. UAS Conference on Tuesday 12th April ‘Open Access’ Breakout session 1 (9.40-10.10am). HECFE’s Open Access policy goes live 1 April 2016. Get an update on O
There’s just 1 month to go until HEFCE open access policy* begins. Find out more and deposit at our Act on Acceptance page. This month on Twitter, @OAOxford is doing an #oacountdown to help you get #readyfortheREF. The Act on Acceptance message is gradually percolating to all co
Introduction to ORCID at Oxford Monday 29 February, 2.15-2.45pm, Radcliffe Science Library. What are ORCIDs and how do they work? Find out the benefits for researchers, their adoption by funders, publishers & institutions, and how to sign up through our ‘ORCID at Oxford’ service.
Creative Commons licences are the standard way to make explicit the permissions granted for open access work. Of the various permutations these licenses have – such as allowing commercial re-use or not, allowing derivative works or not – the Creative Commons Attribution licence (CC BY) is the one most commonly held up as the ‘gold […]
"I know first-hand just how thorough peer review is at PLOS ONE as I published one paper there and had another rejected because of flaws that we initially missed. Some scientists even complain that PLOS ONE actually rejects too much. How much to reject is a tricky balancing act for a megajournal. Accept too much, […]
Authors can now submit their bioRxiv preprints directly to GigaScience via the biorXiv platform, at the push of a button. This handy technical integration is another hallmark of biology preprints becoming a normal, accepted, and speedy way of communicating research results.
"While the shift of focus with regards to open data at the federal level is a change, I for one am excited to see true momentum at the state and local level. One of the most exciting things about this open data journey is that we are only at the beginning. Governments are seeing that […]
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