Author Archives: Helen Blanchett

Open access briefing paper: The potential of global identifiers to support more efficient workflows for all kinds of OA

This paper was written by Chris Brown, Katie Shamash, Helen Blanchett and Balviar Notay. Is was published as part of Open Access Week 2018 and can also be downloaded as a PDF document. Introduction This document describes the potential of Persistent Identifier (PID) registries, in particularly for researchers and organisations, and how, if properly used, … Read more

Open access briefing paper: Alternatives to green and gold for journal articles and conference papers

This paper was written by Neil Jacobs and published as part of Open Access Week 2018. It can also be downloaded as a PDF document.  Introduction Much of the debate and policy direction on OA over the past 10-20 years has been dominated by two particular routes to OA for short-form research publications, that is via … Read more

Guest post: Reflections on Oxford’s alternative open access week 2018

International Open Access week is soon approaching in October – a busy time for UK universities. In this guest post, Sally Rumsey, Head of Scholarly Communications & Research Data Management and  Juliet Ralph, Open Access Subject Librarian, The Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford, describe their experiences with trying an ‘alternative’ OA week in the summer of 2018.  … Read more