Bodleian iSkills: For researchers

Bodleian iSkills: Your thesis, copyright and ORA (Tue 25 Oct 14:00-15:00) Week 3

Oxford DPhil students are required to deposit a copy of their thesis in ORA (Oxford University Research Archive). This session will focus on copyright and other issues that DPhil students need to take into account when preparing their thesis for upload to ORA.

Who is this session for? Doctoral research students
Presenters: David Watson; Jason Partridge
Venue: Radcliffe Science Library, Training Room

Bodleian iSkills: Open Access Oxford – what’s happening? (Wed 26 Oct 11.00-12.00) Week 3

A briefing on open access publishing and Oxford’s position, including: Key terms – Gold, Green, APCs; how to find out about research council or funder requirements; how to find out what your publisher will allow; Oxford Research Archive (ORA) and Symplectic; HEFCE policy for next REF; new developments, including ORCID researcher IDs; where to get more help.

Who is this session for? Research support staff, administrators and librarians, researchers and academics.
Presenters: Juliet Ralph, Owen Coxall, Kate Beeby
Venue: Radcliffe Science Library, Training Room

Bodleian iSkills: Authors, copyright and open access – making it work for you (Thu 27 Oct 14.00-15.00) Week 3

Authors are often unsure what rights they retain when signing the publisher agreement for a journal article. Your choices affect what you and others can do with your work. This introductory workshop deciphers the jargon and explains the pitfalls so you can understand your options and make informed decisions. It covers benefits of retaining copyright, Copyright Transfer Agreements (CTA) compared with other Licence types (inc. Creative Commons), author rights and sharing permissions, subscription and open access articles, uploading to the web or repositories, University and funder policies (inc. REF), and the support available. Participants are asked to bring along an example of a publisher copyright agreement that they have signed in the past or from a journal they publish in regularly. There will be time for Q and A but if you wish to send questions in advance please email openaccess@bodleian.ox.ac.uk using subject line: August Copyright session.

Who is this session for: Academics, researchers, postgraduate research students
Presenters: Sarah Barkla, Kate Beeby, Juliet Ralph, Sally Rumsey
Venue: Social Science Library, Information Skills Training Room

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