Frank Manista reports from the General Assembly for OpenAire Advance and Legal Entity meeting held in Hungary in January. 34 members of the OpenAire Advance group were updated on the progress being made with the 10 work packages associated with
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UKRI and Science Foundation Ireland along with 9 other European funding agencies have signed up to “Plan S”. The plan is seen as a transformative development towards achieving full open access to research outputs. The key principle of Plan S
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)
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
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
Are you involved in Humanities research and concerned about publishing your research open access? Then you may be interested in a new collaborative open access consortium agreement which means that authors won’t have to pay to make their research open
EC/OPenAire Gold Open Access Pilot Project reports on its first technical workshop. The FP7 post-grant Gold OA Pilot aims to set up a two pronged workflow for receiving and processing funding requests. These requests may come directly from researchers or