If you are an RCUK-funded academic, researcher or student, or are research support staff or an administrator then you will need to know about the recent changes to Open Access (OA). WISER: Open Access Oxford – what’s happening? is a briefing sessions on open access for research publications and Oxford’s position: Green vs. Gold; funder mandates and publisher policies; Oxford Research Archive (ORA) and Symplectic; new OA website/ helpline.
- Introduction – What is open access?
- Key terms – Gold, Green, APCs
- How to find out about research council or funder requirements
- How to find out what your publisher will allow
- Green route – how to deposit in ORA
- Gold route and how to claim for APCs
- Where to get more help
When & how to book
4th week Thursday 16 May 11:00-12:00, IT Training Room, Social Science Library
6th week Wednesday 29 May 11:00-12:00, Training Room, Radcliffe Science Library
Places are still available but these are popular sessions. Book your place here: http://courses.it.ox.ac.uk/detail/TZW7. If you can’t attend, do check out the excellent Open Access at Oxford website or get in touch with firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions re: journal self-archiving policies, APCs, etc.
Other useful links:
ORA (Oxford Research Archive)
Sherpa/FACT: funders & authors compliance tool