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Open Access Oxford – what’s happening? (Old Road Campus)

Picture of an open lockIn order to be eligible for the next REF, the final peer-reviewed version of journal articles and conference papers (with an ISSN) must be deposited in an open access repository within three months of acceptance for publication. HEFCE’s requirements are designed to ‘increase substantially the amount of scholarly material that is made available in an open-access form’.

Bodleian Libraries give a monthly briefing on open access publishing and Oxford’s position. These briefings are aimed at researchers and academics, research support staff, administrators and librarians. Key topics include:

• 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
• HEFCE policy for next REF
• New developments, including ORCID researcher IDs
• Where to get more help

Our next two sessions are as follows:

  • Wednesday 12 July 14.00-15.00  Headington Old Road campus
    (
    particularly convenient for the Medical Sciences Division)

  • Tuesday 22 August 14.00-15.00  Manor Road Building, Seminar Room E

The sessions are free, but online booking is required.
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Published an article? Have you used ‘act on acceptance’ to comply with the REF?

Open Access Oxford logoIn order to be eligible for the next REF, the final peer-reviewed version of journal articles and conference papers (with an ISSN) must be deposited in an open access repository within three months of acceptance for publication. In Oxford this means that you need to use our ‘Act on Acceptance‘ service to upload your author-accepted manuscript to the Oxford Research Archive (ORA) within 3 months of publication.    Those funded by UK Research Councils, Wellcome Trust or charities may also have additional open access obligations.

All this sound confusing?  If so, not to worry, just come along to one of our Open Access Oxford briefing.  Our briefings last 1 hour and are aimed at researchers and academics, research support staff, administrators and librarians. Key topics include:

  • What is open access?
  • Key open access terms – Gold Access, Green Access, APCs
  • REF requirements and how to comply
  • How to find out about research council or funder requirements
  • How to find out what your publisher will allow
  • Green route and how to deposit in the Oxford Research Archive using ‘Act on Acceptance’
  • Gold route and how to claim for APCs
  • New developments, including ORCID researcher IDs
  • Where to get more help

Briefing take place monthly, with the next session on Our next session is on Tuesday 23 May 14.00-15.00 at the Manor Road Building.  The session is free, but booking is required.

Open Access Oxford – What’s happening? – March briefing

Picture of an open lockIn order to be eligible for the next REF, the final peer-reviewed version of journal articles and conference papers (with an ISSN) must be deposited in an open access repository within three months of acceptance for publication. HEFCE’s requirements are designed to ‘increase substantially the amount of scholarly material that is made available in an open-access form’.

Bodleian Libraries run monthly briefings on open access publishing and Oxford’s position. These briefings are aimed at researchers and academics, research support staff, administrators and librarians. Key topics include:

• 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
• HEFCE policy for next REF
• New developments, including ORCID researcher IDs
• Where to get more help

Our next session is on Wednesday 15th March

The session is free, but online booking is required.
Book a place on  iSkills: Open Access Oxford – what’s happening?

Calling research staff – getting to grips with Open Access requirement for the REF and for research funders

All researchers need to be aware of their oblibation to make their journal articles and conference papers available on an open access basis in order to be eligible for the next REF.   To comply you need to use Oxford’s ‘Act on Acceptance‘ service to deposit the final peer-reviewed version of journal articles and conference papers (with an ISSN) in the Oxford Research Archive (ORA)  within three months of acceptance for publication.

Many researchers will also have open access obligations as part of their research funding from for example UK Research Councils, Wellcome Trust and charities.

If you’re not sure what to do, then why not come along to one of the Bodleian Libraries’ monthly briefings for Oxford researchers and staff.  These briefings are aimed at researchers and academics, research support staff, administrators and librarians and cover:

  • What is open access?
  • Key ‘Open Access’ terms – Gold, Green, APCs
  • How to comply with the REF requirement
  • 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
  • New developments, including ORCID researcher IDs
  • Where to get more help

Our next session is on Tuesday 31 January 14:00-15:00.  > Book a a place on  iSkills: Open Access Oxford – what’s happening?  (booking essential)

Open Access Oxford – what’s happening in the Medical Sciences Division?

In order to be eligible for the next REF, the final peer-reviewed version of journal articles and conference papers (with an ISSN) must be deposited in an open access repository within three months of acceptance for publication. HEFCE’s requirements are designed to ‘increase substantially the amount of scholarly material that is made available in an open-access form’.

Bodleian Libraries run monthly briefings on open access publishing and Oxford’s position. These briefings are aimed at researchers and academics, research support staff, administrators and librarians. We are bringing our next session to the Cairns Library at the John Radcliffe Hospital for anyone who finds it a more convenient venue. Key topics include:

• 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
• HEFCE policy for next REF
• New developments, including ORCID researcher IDs
• Where to get more help

Our next session is on Tuesday 22nd November, 10:00-11:00

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iSkills for the Medical Sciences Division: Open Access Oxford – what’s happening?
(Online booking essential)

Your research publications, Open Access and the REF

From 1 April any journal article or conference paper that you wish to include in your REF submission must be made available on an open access basis within 3 months of acceptance.     Likewise many research funders now require research outputs to be made available open access.

If you’re not sure how to make your publications open access, come along to our Bodleian iSkills: Open Access Oxford briefing on Tuesday 1 March 11.00-12.00.  We will be covering:

  • What is open access? And what do we mean by the gold route, green route and APCs?
  • The HEFCE Open Access policy for the REF and how to make sure that you comply
  • How to find out about research council or funder requirements
  • How to find out what your publisher will allow
  • How  to deposit your publications in the ORA repository for the REF and Green route compliance
  • How to make your publication open access via the Gold route and how to claim for APCs
  • New developments, including ORCID researcher IDs
  • Where to get more help

This workshop is only open to current members of Oxford University.  It is likely to be very popular so online booking is essential.

Bodleian iSkills: Open Access Oxford – what’s happening?

A briefing on open access publishing and Oxford’s position. Key topics will include:

•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
•HEFCE policy for next REF
•New developments, including ORCID researcher IDs
•Where to get more help

Book a place on iSkills: Open Access Oxford – what’s happening?
Thursday 21st January 11.00-12.00
Thursday 18th February 14.00-15.00
Tuesday 1st March 11.00-12.00

(Online booking essential)

Open Access Oxford – what’s happening?

You have another chance this term to attend the briefing on open access publishing and Oxford’s position. Key topics will include:

  • 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
  • HEFCE policy for next REF
  • New developments, including ORCID researcher IDs
  • Where to get more help

Bodleian iSkills: Open Access Oxford – what’s happening?
Monday 30th November 12:00-13:00, Week 8  >Book a place
(Online booking essential)

Open Access Publishing – How to do it

Are you in receipt of a research grant or involved in supporting researchers in receipt of such grants? If so, your funder may require you to make any articles that you publish available on an open access basis. If this applies to you, why not come along to our workshop, Bodleian iSkills: Open Access Oxford – What’s happening? on Tuesday 3 March 14.00-15.00 at the Radcliffe Science Library.

During the workshop we will be covering:

  • What is open access?
  • How to find out your research council or funder requirements
  • How to find out what your publisher will allow
  • How to publish via the “Gold open access” route and claim for Author Processing Charges (APCs)
  • How to publish via the “Green open access” route and deposit your article in ORA
  • Where to get more help
  • New developments – update on new HEFCE policy

This class will take place on Tuesday 3 March 14.00-15.00 at the Radcliffe Science Library. >Booking is essential

Open Access weeks – talks for researchers, academics and postgraduates…

The week of 20 October is international Open Access week and to celebrate this the Bodleian Libraries are hosting a range of talks including:

  • Dr Susanna Assunta Sansone from Nature Publishing Group on open data: better data = better science
  • Dr Martin Eve on the Open Library of Humanities – Gold Open Access for the Humanities without Author-Facing charges
  • Margaret Hurely from the Wellcome Trust on the new Charity Open Access Fund covering Arthrisis Research UK, Breast Cancer Campaign, British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK, Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research and the Wellcome Trust

In addition, we will be running our popular workshops “iSkills:  Open Access Oxford – What’s Happening?” (providing guidance on open access publishing via both gold and green routes) and “iSkills: Your thesis, copyright and ORA” (providing guidance for DPhil students on the copyright issues you need to be aware of before uploading your thesis to ORA).

In addition, the Wellcome Trust and Bodleian Libraries will be hosting a drop in session (with tea) on how the Wellcome Trust can help you with open access.

To find out more about any of these events please visit Open Access Oxford.