WISER: Open Access Oxford – what’s happening? Briefings 16 May and 29 May

open accessIf 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.

Key topics

  • 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 isabel.holowaty@bodleian.ox.ac.uk if you have questions re: journal self-archiving policies, APCs, etc.

Other useful links:

Open Access for Historians

ORA (Oxford Research Archive)

Sherpa/FACT: funders & authors compliance tool

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