We have a number of Open Access drop-in times coming up over Trinity Term. Get one-to-one help with Open Access and the REF, Act on Acceptance, and ORA. Drop-ins will run Tuesday – Friday at the following times in Weeks 1-8: Tuesdays 2.30-3.30pm, Knowledge Centre Library – ask for Ju
It’s a year since the start of HEFCE’s open access policy, requiring that journal articles and conference papers (in publications with an ISSN) accepted since 1 April 2016 are deposited in an open access repository within 3 months of acceptance for publication, to be eligi
A reminder of our next dates for ‘Open Access Oxford – what’s happening?’: When: Thursday 20th April (12.00-13.00) and Tuesday 23rd May (14.00-15.00). Where: Manor Road Building – Seminar Room E. Book your place here. Our regular introduction to open access and how t
The Wellcome Trust’s open access policy brings in new requirements for publishers next month. From 1 April 2017, Wellcome funding cannot be used to pay Article Processing Charges (APCs) for papers submitted to non-compliant publishers. Wellcome have published the list of 58 publ
Many thanks to everyone who attended last month’s successful event (programme) bringing together academia, publishers and funders to discuss challenges and initiatives in research communication and open access. Special thanks go to convenor Dr Philippa Matthews and the speakers:
Open Access at Oxford has reached another milestone, with over 5,000 Author Accepted Manuscripts (AAMs) deposited for Act on Acceptance since April 2016. In order to be eligible for the next REF, journal articles and conference proceedings (in publications with an ISSN) accepted since
Wellcome and MRC recently announced that they allow researchers to cite preprints in grant applications. For more information see: • Wellcome: “As of January 2017, we will permit researchers to cite preprints, or pre-peer reviewed manuscripts, in their grant applications and end-of-gr
Booking is open for this session next week organised by Humanities Training: Open Access and REF Q&A for Humanities Early-Career Researchers. Are you an early-career researcher who’s concerned about what the REF means for you? Do you know about the rules on Open Access, and
Open Access Oxford: Publishing, Papers and Peer-review A one-day event around the subject of open access publishing. Topics include new OA platforms, peer review process, role of reviewer, how we use metrics, role of IT and the internet, managing sensitive data, and the balance betwee
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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