Author Archives: Steve Byford

Publications Router – new publishers join, and next steps

Two major new publishers are enabling Jisc Publications Router to supply their content to institutional repositories. This helps institutions ensure they are compliant with funders’ open access (OA) policies and alerts them to the existence of their researchers’ articles. Regular daily feeds of new articles from Public Library of Science (PLOS) have been live since … Read more

Publications Router, Monitor Local and Monitor UK to move to full service status

Three Jisc development projects to help institutions meet their open access (OA) needs will move to full service status from August 2016. Publications Router, Monitor Local and Monitor UK will join Jisc’s suite of OA support services, following a decision by Jisc’s management board in April 2016. Publications Router helps institutions capture content to their … Read more

Repository and open access managers welcome findings on SHERPA/FACT accuracy

The finding announced today that SHERPA/FACT has an accuracy score of over 95% has been welcomed by repository and OA administrators and managers in UK universities. SHERPA/FACT is a tool for checking whether publishers’ policies provide for compliance with research funders’ open access requirements. Greater efficiency in vital support role Repository and OA administrators and … Read more