Over the next few weeks ‘Act on acceptance’ roadshows will be taking place in campus foyers. HEFCE’s rules about eligibility for the next REF are changing from 1st April 2016 and yet again from 1st April 2017. There’s a real risk that an essential deadline
Offset APCs are a new, rapidly changing area as publishers offer discounted or free Article Processing Charges as part of their journal subscription packages. The offset APC offers vary widely, from limiting them to a certain number, offering a certain percentage off
JISC, RLUK, SCONUL and the Association of Research Managers and Administrators have recently published a thought-provoking discussion paper, Academic journal markets, their limitations, and the consequences for a transition to Open Access: a thought piece. In publishing this report
Booking is now open for a three day researcher development event, Leap Into Research. Jointly organised by the Research and Innovation Office and Information Services, this event will take place at Merchiston campus from Wednesday 2nd till Friday 4th March.
We came across this webpage full of resources to help you find a suitable open access journal and though we should tell you about it. Some of the resources, like the Directory of Open Access Journals, SHERPA/FACT, SHERPA/RoMEO , SHERPA/JULIET, Think.Check.Submit are
The European Commission launched the FP7 Post-Grant Open Access Pilot early in 2015, https://www.openaire.eu/postgrantoapilot, to fund Open Access publishing fees for publications arising from finished FP7 projects through the OpenAIRE project. This Pilot provides funding for Article Processing Charges (APCs)
Last week we took along two posters to the Edinburgh Napier University’s Teaching Fellows conference #tfconf2016 poster session. Thoroughly enjoyed speaking to researchers, PhD students and academics at the university and we also found that people appreciated having us thereto chat about