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Open Access Quarterly Update – September 2020

Issue 18: September 2020 Welcome to the September 2020 Issue Editorial We are delighted to announce that we have just signed a new deal with the Open University, to continue our joint funding of the highly successful CORE service, giving access to over 200 million papers and growing. As open access continues to be embedded […]

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Quarterly OA Digest – June 2020

Welcome to the June 2020 issue As we move towards what we hope will be a loosening of lockdown and a reduction in the risk from the coronavirus itself, we are starting to see the wider damage that has been done to our HE sector and our economy as a whole. We do not know […]

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March 2020 open access update now available

  Welcome to the March 2020 issue In formulating a response to COVID-19, immediate and unrestricted access to high-quality information is obviously key. But there are also information needs in our current state beyond the coronavirus. For students and academics across all disciplines, working from home will bring its challenges: access to some materials may […]

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December 2019 open access update now available

Welcome to the December 2019 issue A range of enhancement reports in this issue. To pick a couple: we are delighted to report that Publications Router is now receiving feeds from 11 publishers and feedback from users suggests that the service is increasing in importance to institutional workflows. We are also very pleased to have […]

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September 2019 open access update now available

Welcome to the September 2019 issue In this release of the update we have information on a significant publisher addition to Router, new facilities in CORE, updates to RoMEO and OpenDOAR,  more work from the ORCID consortium on persistent identifiers, developments to IRUS and more. Jisc is working hard to put in place the support […]

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June 2019 open access update now available

Welcome to the June 2019 issue The release of further guidance from cOAlition S on Plan S implementation has answered many concerns from sector groups and has confirmed repositories’ key place and role in the envisaged “Plan S World”. As in the UK we await the outcome of the UKRI policy review and prepare our […]

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March open access update now available

Welcome to the March 2019 issue Open access is now a pervasive influence across many different areas of Jisc activity. We are pleased to report progress on a number of different fronts, from engaging with publishers for service content, through supporting professional skill development, to structural analysis of supply chains and its effect on open […]

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December open access update – and season’s greetings!

Welcome to the December issue The recent development from cOAlition S, giving information on issues of implementation, shows that the release of the Plan S principles really was just the first stage in its longer term development. It has become clear that these principles are now seen by many as being both timely and necessary […]

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Latest quarterly open access update now available

Welcome to the October issue This issue is released to the echoes of the announcement of “Plan S” from Science Europe. 11 European funders, including UKRI, have signed up to a robust and game changing set of principles for scholarly communications, with the Plan saying “. . . the subscription-based model of scientific publishing, including […]

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June open access update now available

Our latest quarterly update is now available. It contains updates on all our open access services, projects and activities. Read the update now [PDF]