You’ve probably heard of predatory journals that actively and sometimes aggressively seek researchers to publish their articles in their journals, well, there’s something else to watch out for…hijacked journals. These are journals which have been created by fraudsters to copy very closely
Category Archives: Early Career Researcher
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.
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)
After a very busy Open Access Week we thought it would be a good idea to do a round-up post. The foyer roadshows were well attended and on each campus we had some good conversations with around 20 ‘research interested’ staff and PhD students and gave
Then check out the Versions Toolkit for authors, researchers and repository staff produced by LSE. Written with open access(OA) in mind this practical guide is designed to help you when taking decisions about disseminating your research on the web.
Jisc Pathfinder Projects create models of good practice and shareable materials to help researchers with Open Access
University of Northampton have created a short guide which highlights some of the issues to consider at each stage of the research lifecycle. Developed as part of the Jisc-funded Open to Open Access Project the guide provides a clear flowchart
Well, the answer is that SHERPA/FACT is more than 95% accurate at checking publisher’s policies against funders open access requirements. A recent study by the SHERPA/FACT advisory group compared the results achieved when using SHERPA/FACT with results when manually checking
Jisc Collections negotiates agreement enabling universities to benefit from reduced ORCID membership costs.
The researcher identifier solution – ORCID will now be offered to UK higher education institutions through a national consortium arrangement operated by JISC. This should accelerate adoption and provide a smoother path towards integration. Read about it on the Jisc