Category: open access

WHELF recently carried out a survey to audit library reciprocal access schemes in Wales. The survey was run as part of Strategic Aim 1 of the WHELF Action Plan: Student Experience to assess whether WHELF was meeting its objective to …

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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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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 …

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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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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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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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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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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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[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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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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