The European Universities Association has published ‘Open Access Checklist for Universities: a practical guide for implementation’. This document is designed to help universities develop and implement an open access policy for their institution. The general guide is aimed at researchers, librarians and university management. There
EPSRC policy comes into effect on 1st May 2015. Unique amongst funders, EPSRC expects institutions and researchers receiving funding from them to fulfil explicit responsibilities in their approach to research data management. Jisc’s guide is aimed at helping HEI‘s to
Sir Bob Burgess, former University of Leicester Vice-Chancellor as chair of the committee which reviewed the RCUK Policy on Open Access commented that the review had received a largely positive response to the policy with over 85 submissions of written
Jisc’s Research Data Spring initiative develops new solutions to common research problems. Finding it difficult to track down data and therefore re-use that data, poor integration of data management systems which can impede collaboration are just some of the typical
Two new events, in London and Manchester, have been announced where you can learn the latest details about RCUK’s policy on open access. Keynote speaker at both events is Professor Sir Bob Burgess, Chair of the Independent Review of RCUK Policy on Open Access.
Check out JISC’s updates and outline plans of services which help with meeting Open Access requirements – http://scholarlycommunications.jiscinvolve.org/wp/2015/03/12/jisc-plans-for-oa-services/
The Centre for Research Communications (CRC) at the University of Nottingham works nationally and globally with researchers, funders, institutions and publishers, on challenging and exciting opportunities in opening access to research. The recently-launched CRC Blog http://thecrcblog.wordpress.com will provide updates on
Ever wondered how Twitter could help you and your research? Check out this quick guide by Ned Potter in which he covers setting up lists, saved searches and analytics – tinyurl.com/p6rzna9