Category: open access

RCUK launches call for evidence in Open Access Review

From RCUK: Research Councils UK (RCUK) has today, 17 July 2014, launched the call for evidence for the 2014 review of the implementation of the RCUK policy on Open Access. The independent review focuses on implementation of the RCUK Open Access

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Repository and Research Support seminar, Swansea University 21st July 2014

To book your place at this event, please email Rebecca r.kelleher@swansea.ac.uk  Please note that some places are still available. Programme: Time Topic Speaker 9:30-10:00 Arrival/ tea and coffee   10:00-10:15 Welcome and introduction to the day Steve Williams, Swansea University

Posted in archives & special collections, collaboration, digitisation, events, open access, repositories, shared services, Welsh universities, WHELF

University of Wales launch open access Dictionary

Neges ddwyieithog yw hon – Gweler isod ar gyfer y fersiwn Saesneg This is a bilingual message – Please see below for English version Yr Athro Dafydd Johnston Cyfarwyddwr Canolfan Uwchefrydiau Cymreig a Cheltaidd Prifysgol Cymru: Mynediad agored yw un

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Diwrnod Seminar Ystorfeydd Cymru / Welsh Repositories Seminar Day

Neges ddwyieithog yw hon – Gweler isod ar gyfer y fersiwn Saesneg This is a bilingual message – Please see below for English version Annwyl gydweithwyr – Bydd Prifysgol Abertawe yn lletya digwyddiad i drafod dyfodol ystorfeydd Cymru, mynediad agored,

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New policy for open access in the post-2014 Research Excellence Framework

HEFCE and the other three UK funding bodies have published details of a new policy for open access relating to future research assessments after the current 2014 REF. The policy describes new eligibility requirements for outputs submitted to the post-2014

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AHRC/BL funding call: Future of the Academic Book

The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the British Library are launching a two-year research project which will explore the future of the academic books in the context of open access publishing and continuing digital change. The project will

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Open Access Metadata and Indicators (NISO consultation)

The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) is seeking comments on the draft recommended practice Open Access Metadata and Indicators (NISO RP-22-201x). Launched in January 2013, the NISO Open Access Metadata and Indicators Working Group was chartered to develop protocols and mechanisms for

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House of Commons Select Committee Report on Open Access

[From SCONUL]: The House of Commons Select Committee which looks at the work of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has published its report on open access.  This can be found here: http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/business-innovation-and-skills/inquiries/parliament-2010/open-access/ The report is a strongly worded

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Consultation on open access in the post-2014 Research Excellence Framework

HEFCE have opened this consultation on Open Access post REF-2014. Responses to the earlier consultation that informed this document will be available in October.

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CILIP Cymru Wales – guest posting by Rebecca Mogg

Rebecca Mogg from Cardiff University Libraries attended this year’s UK Serials Group (UKSG) Conference in Bournemouth with financial support from the Kathleen Cooks Bequest Fund. With Rebecca’s help we can all update our knowledge on open access publishing, supporting researchers,

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