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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The Wellcome Institute – amended open access policy The Wellcome Institute recently announced that it’s making changes to its Open Access Policy. The new policy will then apply to any research articles submitted for publication from 1st January 2020. The
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
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
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