Recently it’s been announced that all members of Project DEAL in Germany are expecting they will have no full text access to all Elsevier academic and scientific journals from 1st January 2017. They will still have access to most archived journal issues. So what’s happened and how has
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The European Union Competitiveness Council met on 27th May in Brussels. Following the meeting, it made a major announcement that by 2020 all scientific articles in Europe must be freely accessible. EU ministers responsible for research and innovation made a unanimous decision to carry
The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) has announced it’s going to remove around 3,300 journals from its directory today. DOAJ recently ran a re-application exercise for all the journals in its directory, which reflects the higher criteria for indexing. Every contact
JISC, RLUK, SCONUL and the Association of Research Managers and Administrators have recently published a thought-provoking discussion paper, Academic journal markets, their limitations, and the consequences for a transition to Open Access: a thought piece. In publishing this report
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.