Category Archives: open access

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

Publications Router is now interoperable with DSpace repositories

Joe Tennant provides this update. We’re very pleased to announce that Jisc’s Publications Router service is now available to institutions whose repositories use the DSpace platform. When first launched as a service in 2016, Publications Router was set up to populate Eprints-based repositories as this was the most commonly-used repository platform here in the UK. … Read more

New publisher joins Publications Router – BMJ Publishing Group

BMJ Publishing Group Ltd is now contributing content to Jisc Publications Router for onward distribution to open repositories, helping institutions to capture their researchers’ papers and make them freely available to all. BMJ Publishing Group publishes the well-known journal The BMJ (British Medical Journal), as well as some 60 others. All of their journals will … Read more

What do we do with your article processing charge data?

Every year, Jisc asks UK HEIs to provide details of the individual article processing charges (APC) transactions they’ve made throughout the year using a standardised template. This ongoing project started in 2013 with 17 institutions participating. Since then, the project has expanded to include data on 36,000 APCs from 53 unique institutions, and it celebrates … Read more