Today’s Open Access Week 2016 blogpost is by Professor Roger Watson (@rwatson1955 on Twitter). Roger has written about the phenomenon of predatory journals extensively and discusses a typical experience below. The plague of predatory publishers ‘Greetings Esteemed Professor, your paper has already been accepted for the 23rd Quadrennial International Conference on Microfluidics in The International […]Read more "OA in Action: The plague of predatory publishers"
Our third Open Access Week blog delves into the ethics of open access and the benefits to wider communities, as well as to the author. It is written by Professor Raphael Cohen-Almagor (@almagor35 on twitter). The idea behind open access is a noble one. We at the University of Hull are fortunate to be part of […]Read more "OA in Action: Open Access and Ethics by Professor Raphael Cohen-Almagor"
Our second OA Week 2016 blogpost is by Dr. Dave Lunt (@davelunt on twitter) who looks at what OA has ever done for us – which should be read in the voice of John Cleese! Open Access: What have the Romans ever done for us? Those of you who are Monty Python fans will recognise […]Read more "OA in Action: What has OA ever done for us? by Dr. Dave Lunt"
Our first post is by Dr Grant Abt (@grantabt on Twitter) and Dr Mark Fogarty, who discuss the value of open access to research practice, with particular attention to how it affects early career researchers. They have produced this as a podcast which can be accessed at https://hydra.hull.ac.uk/resources/hull:13956. This is a lively discussion that covers the benefits of […]Read more "OA in action: Early Career Researchers by Dr Grant Abt and Dr Mark Fogarty"
October 24 – 30, 2016 is Open Access week. OA week is a global event, now in its 9th year, that is committed to promoting Open Access in research and scholarship. This year, the theme is Open in Action, which seeks to show how OA is being practiced. To celebrate this, here at the University […]Read more "Open in action: OA Week 2016"
The HEFCE policy for the next REF states that all university research outputs published in journals need to be open access to be eligible for the next REF. The local University policy ensures compliance with the HEFCE policy: “All university research outputs published in journals must be deposited in Hydra, the institutional repository.” Please send […]Read more "The next REF, HEFCE and Open Access publishing: guidance and events"
If you would like to keep up with news on policy developments around research from Parliament and the Research Councils as well as tailored news for the University of Hull, you could do no better than the Research Professional newsletter at https://www.researchprofessional.com/0/rr/home.Read more "Research Professional"