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Building bridges across Open Science in the UK: The RDA UK/OpenAIRE Advance Joint Workshop

On the 6th of May, the Research Data Alliance (RDA) UK node and OpenAIRE Advance offered a joint workshop focusing on our efforts with open access/open science initiatives and the underlying importance of research data. This was the 3rd workshop that the RDA UK has offered and the final workshop for the UK’s national open […]

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Plan S: considerations, questions and support

Coming into effect in 2021, Plan S will bring new open access requirements and recommendations that will affect funding bodies, publishers, higher education institutions, researchers, and institutional repositories. Preparations need to be made by all those involved to make the transition to Plan S compliance as streamlined as possible, yet planning for Plan S is […]

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Developing a skilled workforce to support scholarly communication – event report and next steps

Building on recent work in the sector in the area of skills for those working in scholarly communication and open access roles, we ran a workshop in York in February “Developing a skilled workforce: the skills needed to support scholarly communication and open access”. Intended to be interactive and practical – the workshop provided an […]

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Practice research is for life, not just REF – event report

A post by Helen Blanchett with contributions by Luigi Galimberti (Tate). Thanks also to  Professor Maria Delgado (Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London), Dr Miranda Barnes (Bath Spa University, Mark Lester (Cardiff Metropolitan University and Dr Tamsin Burland (Jisc) for their notes. We’ve created a Wakelet containing tweets from the day […]

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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 […]

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Resources from OA summer series community events

The presentations from our four OA summer series events this month in London, Glasgow, Manchester and Bristol are below: OA summer series community events – welcome Reviewing the OA landscape – Bill Hubbard / Helen Blanchett Open research in REF 2021 – Claire Fraser, Research England Jisc services updates Monitor services – Karen Jackson APC […]

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Jisc OA summer series community events – open for booking now

Following on from the publication of the Research England open access report yesterday on behalf of Research England, the research councils, the Wellcome Trust and Jisc, I’m pleased to let you know about an upcoming series of free community events. The events will take place in the following locations – full details and booking on […]

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Open access community workshop – what happened and what’s happened since?

Our latest community workshop took place just before Christmas. As well as providing an opportunity to find out about and feedback on Jisc’s open access activities, our community events aim to provide a place to discuss and progress common issues facing institutions. Here we give a summary of the day, along with updates on the issues […]

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Community events OA support

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 […]