Author Archives: Frank Manista

Helping UK Open Access Repositories Comply with OpenAIRE’s Guidelines

On 11 October 2018, Jochen Schirrwagen from the University of Bielefeld presented a webinar for UK repositories in order to help them comply with version 3 of OpenAIRE’s guidelines for open access repositories. OpenAIRE’s mission is to shift scholarly communication towards openness and transparency and facilitate innovative ways to communicate and monitor research, with a … Read more

The draft guidance on submissions for the 2021 REF

Earlier in July, the document, “Draft Guidance on Submissions” for the 2021 Research Excellence Framework was released for consultation. As the announcement stated, the document sets out the draft framework and generic criteria for assessment in the 2021 REF; specifies the content, data requirements, and related definitions for submissions to the REF; and guides HEI … Read more

Announcing the release of the report “Knowledge Exchange consensus on monitoring Open Access publications and cost data”

Back in May 2015 in Utrecht and then again last December 2016 in Copenhagen, Knowledge Exchange ran a workshop focused on monitoring open access. The aims of the KE workshop in Utrecht were to explore sustainable open access approaches at policy, service and business levels for all research outputs and information, to the benefit of … Read more

OpenAIRE: Impact and Measurement of Open Access

On the 14th of February, OpenAIRE held a workshop in Oslo, Norway entitled “Impact and Measurement of Open Access” at the University College of Applied Science.  Since the OA movement started, much has been done to promote the ideals of sharing research, and the push continues to build the tools needed to allow researchers to … Read more