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OpenDOAR’s Plan S repository self-assessment tool

In August 2021, OpenDOAR launched its free Plan S Repository self-assessment tool to the global repository community to aid repositories in building high standards and broadening their impact.  What does it do?  The tool allows repository managers to see how their repository fares against the six Plan S repository requirements offering clear explanations, implementable guidance and good practice tips along the way.  The tool serves to aid the development of improved […]

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Jisc OA news has moved to a new home – our new research blog

Jisc’s Scholarly Communications blog is drawing to a close following the launch of our new Research blog. This means that all our new updates about open access and scholarly communication will now appear on the Research blog, so that’s the place to look for all the latest news from here on. This includes announcements about […]

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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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An OpenDOAR milestone: LocalDOAR

OpenDOAR has an exciting announcement to make to the repository and open research community. Over the last few months the team have been working with Japan’s National Institute of Informatics (NII) in a record review exercise. For this, NII were given a temporary, local version of OpenDOAR, “NII LocalDOAR”, where they were able to freely […]