Open Access at Oxford has reached a new milestone. Over 10,000 articles have been deposited for Act on Acceptance in the University’s repository ORA since April 2016. The 10,000th manuscript processed by the ORA team was a paper in Heart journal entitled ‘Cochrane Corner:
Oxford’s procedure for gold articles has been simplified: if an author has deposited their publisher pdf in ORA (within 3 months of acceptance), they will no longer be asked for the AAM in addition. The revised approach is reflected in a new FAQ about gold articles (no. 8 in our REF
RCUK has confirmed that the Open Access block grants will be continued at current levels for a further two years. The grants fund costs relating to articles published in peer reviewed journals that have resulted from RCUK funded research and acknowledge Research Council funding. More
Our next Open Access iSkills session will be held on 22nd August at the Manor Road Building. 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
RCUK-funded researchers submitting articles for publication are asked to contact the Bodleian’s APC team before committing to a journal’s gold (paid) route, to check funds are available in Oxford’s RCUK Open Access Block Grant and the journal is funder-compliant: please email apc@bodl
Thank you to everyone who attended our recent session ‘Authors, copyright and open access – making it work for you‘. The slides are now up on the iSkills website. Here are the information links we mentioned: Copyright overview: UK Intellectual Property Office Intellectual
Our next ‘Open Access Oxford- What’s Happening?‘ session will be held at the Old Road Campus in Headington. This introductory session covers: What is open access? Key terms – Gold, Green, Article Processing Charges How to find out about research council or funder req
The next date for our regular monthly session ‘Open Access Oxford – what’s happening?‘ is Wednesday 21st June 2017, 11.00-12.00 at the Manor Road Building (Seminar Room E). An introduction to open access and how to make your publications open access at Oxford.
The purpose of ORA is to store and disseminate digital copies of Oxford research publications, such as journal articles, conference papers, book chapters, working papers and theses. Most of the manuscripts can eventually be released through ORA, thus making freely available many artic
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 […]
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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