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Inaugural Edition of the Open Access Digest

Dear Colleagues, Please find the links below to the first edition of the Open Access Digest, which is a new mode of disseminating and promoting the important work Jisc is doing in and around OA. The Digest can be found on the OA section of the Jisc website: https://www.jisc.ac.uk/content/open-access and in the Jisc repository: http://repository.jisc.ac.uk/6291/1/OA_digest_issue1_feb2016_final.pdf To […]

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Supporting Institutions with Open Access Implementation

After several years of concerted effort to implement Open Access in the UK following the Finch report in 2012 and in consultation with a range of other sector bodies, we have learned, and continue to learn, a great deal about what works well, and what works less well. On the 19th of October 2015, from 12:00-13:00, […]

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CERN Workshop on Innovations in Scholarly Communication (OAI9) by Frank Manista

Representatives from Jisc attended OAI9 from 17-19 June in Geneva Switzerland, where many institutions and individuals discussed a variety of rich undertakings around Open Access. Here are some highlights that I thought would be of interest: Main Take-Aways: Researchers want a clearer shift toward open science/access, leading to diminishing importance of traditional journals The three […]