Our next Open Access iSkills will be held on Tuesday 22 November, 10-11am, Cairns Library, John Radcliffe Hospital. Topics to be covered include: What is open access? Key terms – Gold, Green, APCs How to find out about research council or funder requirements How to find out what your
OpenCon is a conference series and community that aims to empower the next generation to advance Open Access, Open Education and Open Data. Find out more here: http://www.opencon2016.org/about_us. To coincide with OpenCon 2016 in Washington, a satellite event is taking place in Oxford
The following message was sent to all members of staff at the University of Oxford from Professor Ian Walmsley, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) on Tuesday 1 November 2016: Open Access – reminder to Act on Acceptance Dear Colleagues I write to remind all academic and rese
Authorea is an online collaborative writing platform aimed at scientists: write, edit, discuss and share your research. Nathan Jenkins, Authorea CTO and co-founder, is hosting this workshop. Find out how Authorea works and how web-based tools like this can help with Open Science, scie
Open Access at Oxford has reached a milestone. Over 10,000 manuscripts were deposited into the University repository ORA in the last year (October 2015-September 2016). This includes ‘back catalogue’ items and other publication types as well as new papers. Last October Oxford launched
The Charity Open Access Fund (COAF) has allocated Oxford a new block grant, for the year 1 October 2016 to 30 September 2017, for Article Processing Charges arising from research funded by one or more of the six participating charities: Arthritis Research UK, Bloodwise, British Heart
We have a number of Open Access drop-in times coming up over Michaelmas Term. Get one-to-one help with Open Access and the REF, Act on Acceptance, and ORA. Drop-ins will run Monday – Friday at the following times: Mondays 10.00-11.30am, Weston Library – Centre for Digital
Please note that Symplectic Elements at Oxford will be unavailable next week between 5:00pm on Tuesday 4 October and midday on Wednesday 5 October. This is required to implement new functionality regarding maintenance of user accounts. Data via the API will remain available during thi
This year International Open Access Week takes place 24-31 October 2016. Its theme is Open in Action: everyone can ‘take concrete steps to make their own work more openly available and encourage others to do the same. From posting pre-prints in a repository to supporting colleag
"Since 2013, the Open Access Button has been working to build and support efforts to make free, fast, legal tools for discovering free papers in one click from a paywall and making more articles Open Access. This year, we saw that work expand, accelerate, and mature! Still more to do, so see you in 2018 […]
"Citations play an important role in scientific discourse, in research practice and in bibliometrics. Recently, there are increasing initiatives that make citations available as open data for free reuse. The paper describes the state of development of these initiatives and shows that a critical mass of data could emerge in the near future that would […]
"As we prepare to ring in a new year, we are pleased to share the collections of Digital Maine, which joins Oklahoma, Florida, Montana, Maryland, Michigan, and Illinois, as the seventh new partner whose collections have been added to DPLA in 2017. With Maine State Library at the helm, Digital Maine contributes state documents and records, dating […]
"RDAP18 offers attendees the unique chance to interact with and learn from practitioners and researchers working in a variety of fields on research data management, access, and preservation issues. The Summit provides a forum for reaching across disciplines and institutions to work on common solutions to issues surrounding research data management."
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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