Author Archives: Helen Blanchett

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

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

Sharing lessons from open access good practice

Following the completion of the Open Access Good Practice (OAGP) initiative, we have produced a new handbook based on the experiences of the nine pathfinder projects. It is aimed at staff involved in supporting open access implementation at institutions in the UK. The handbook summarises the lessons learned by the projects and points towards key tools and resources. A comprehensive … Read more