After the final submission of your thesis for a PhD or DBA programme, it will be made available as open access via Edinburgh Napier’s Research Repository. In this blog post you’ll find more information about what this means for your
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When you deposit an accepted manuscript in the University’s repository, wherever possible the text becomes available via the public webpages. However, this is just one way readers can find and access your research. Once metadata and PDFs are deposited, they
As we enter 2020, we are celebrating reaching 15,000 records deposited in the University’s research repository! You can browse all discoverable records online. Our 15,000th discoverable record was: Vogogias, T., Visualisation Support for Biological Bayesian Network Inference, the thesis of
Edinburgh Napier University supports the ‘green’ route to open access, where authors deposit copies of their research in the institutional repository. Many authors also want to publish articles in ‘gold’ open access in journals with Creative Commons licenses. There are
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
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
There are many types of Open Access. Green Open Access for example means depositing or ‘self-archiving’ a copyright-free version of your work in a digital repository, usually in conjunction with publishing in a journal and with an embargo period. Gold Open Access means that the published work is available for anyone to access immediately upon publication. This is also known as gratis Open Access, meaning ‘without charge.’ However, journals and publishers often recoup the costs of making the work available for free by charging an Article Processing Charge (APC) to the submitting author. Libre Open Access is a lot like gratis Open Access with one exception – the content of the article is also free to reuse, remix, and republish.