May we draw your attention to a recent post on the OUP blog entitled Open access: reflections on change by Sally Rumsey, the Bodleian Libraries’ Head of Scholarly Communications & Research Data Management, in which she shares her reflections on the changing open access envir
The 13,000th deposit for Act on Acceptance was a conference paper co-authored by Professor Steven Simon and Dr Arijeet Pal from the Department of Physics (pictured) in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, entitled ‘Breakdo
RCUK-funded researchers are reminded that Oxford’s policy for our RCUK block grant changed in August, and shortage of funds means we can only pay Article Processing Charges for fully open access journals. Check if it is listed in doaj.org (Directory of Open Access Journals), and then
This year’s Oxford OpenCon satellite event will be held on Friday 1st December 2017 at the Weston Library. It has been organised by Crossref, the Bodleian Libraries and the Centre for Digital Scholarship and, of course, OpenCon. This is the third Oxford event and it promises an
The 11,000th article processed for Act on Acceptance by the ORA team was a paper in International Journal of Public Health entitled ‘Partnering and parenting transitions associate with changing smoking status: a cohort study in young Australians’, co-authored by Professor
Our next Open Access iSkills session will be held on 29th November at the Taylor Institution. 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
To mark Open Access Week we have a guest post by Dr Martin Poulter, Wikimedian in Residence at the University of Oxford, about his work with open access journal Vestiges to expand Wikipedia coverage of topics. Vestiges: Traces of Record is an open access journal, started in 2015, with
This Open Access Week we celebrate the 10th anniversary of ORA, the University of Oxford’s institutional repository (2007-2017) and a cornerstone of open access at Oxford. By happy coincidence ORA has just reached some milestone figures for usage and content: Over 1 million visi
Had an article or paper accepted for publication? Make sure you act on acceptance for open access and the REF. Deposit your work in ORA via Symplectic Elements. New researcher at Oxford and not sure what you need to do for open access? The University offers a free service to help: vis
From Google's English: "In July 2018, the Department of Scientific and Technical Information sent a questionnaire to all the people working in the Inserm structures. The purpose of the operation: to evaluate the practices of publication and access to the scientific literature in order to adapt the documentary offer as close as possible to their needs."
A plan to decisively advance towards the Open Access of scholarly publishing by 2020 was the topic of discussion at a meeting yesterday between Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, and Marc Schiltz, President of Science Europe. The plan, currently called ‘Plan S’, was jointly developed by Science Europe, a group of […]
Abstract: In the 21st Century, research is increasingly data- and computation-driven. Researchers, funders, and the larger community today emphasize the traits of openness and reproducibility. In March 2017, 13 mostly early-career research leaders who are building their careers around these traits came together with ten university leaders (presidents, vice presidents, and vice provosts), representatives from four […]
"An interactive learning opportunity for Non-APC based publishers and fora To continue the efforts of OpenAIRE to provide support to alternative business models making scientific outcomes openly available, we’re organizing an interactive workshop based on input from our participants. We invite journal, book publishers and librarians supporting non-APC publishing initiatives to present their case, brainstorm […]
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State is among the first universities to commit funds to an initiative designed to support the peer-reviewed, open access monographs known as Toward Open Monograph Ecosystem (TOME).
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