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
Category Archives: Early Career Researcher
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
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
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
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