An alternative OA week, ‘demand management’ and mentoring – discussions from our community webinar

Our community webinar on 27th September aimed to provide an opportunity for sharing expertise and experiences. While face to face events are often preferred (see the write up of the last event), they are costly in term of time and resources and there are limits on the numbers that can attend. So we wanted to … Read more

Open in order to Connect

This year’s Open Access Week prompts us to think about the “whys and whats” of Open Access: The theme “Open in order to __________” is an invitation to share why we are working in open access and what we want to achieve. An important part of our work at Jisc is to explore emerging technologies … Read more

New publisher joins Publications Router – Hindawi

As part of Open Access Week, we have a series of posts and announcements which highlight our ongoing work in supporting open access. Today Steve Byford writes about the latest development for Publications Router.  Hindawi joins Router Open access publisher Hindawi Ltd is now distributing its journal articles into institutional repositories via Jisc’s Publications Router … Read more

New publisher joins Publications Router – BMJ Publishing Group

BMJ Publishing Group Ltd is now contributing content to Jisc Publications Router for onward distribution to open repositories, helping institutions to capture their researchers’ papers and make them freely available to all. BMJ Publishing Group publishes the well-known journal The BMJ (British Medical Journal), as well as some 60 others. All of their journals will … Read more