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
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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
If you are unsure as to what is meant by “date of acceptance” the FAQs for the Policy for Open Access in the next REF have just been updated with clear information and guidance. Check it out at – http://www.hefce.ac.uk/whatwedo/rsrch/rinfrastruct/oa/faq/ New questions
Have you seen this on OpenAIRE’s website? Open Access repositories, publications, statistics and information about the open access national environment for each EU nation. The information is well organised, easy to find and access and gives a good idea of what’s happening in that
Dr Caroline Edwards, Co-Director of the Open Library for Humanities, gave a keynote speech at ‘Discovering Open Practices’ training event for PhD students. She discussed the problems and benefits of being an Early Career Researcher during the drive towards open access