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A new Read & Publish agreement with Elsevier

Great news for Oxford Brookes researchers as the Library signs up to a new read & publish agreement with the publisher Elsevier. The agreement allows Oxford Brookes researchers to publish an unlimited number of articles in Elsevier’s hybrid journals as Gold Open Access without paying any Open Access Fees. This Library-funded Gold Open Access applies… Continue reading A new Read & Publish agreement with Elsevier

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Rights Retention now affects some Oxford Brookes researchers

Research funders starting to implement controversial new Open Access requirement by Dan Croft [3 minute read] Rights Retention was a very lively debate that has recently become a topic of much greater relevance to Oxford Brookes researchers. The basic idea of Rights Retention is that when authors submit manuscripts to publishers they include a statement… Continue reading Rights Retention now affects some Oxford Brookes researchers

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Oxford Brookes joining SpringerCompact

Fantastic news for Oxford Brookes researchers as the Library, with the support of Linda King, sign up to join Springer Nature's 'read & publish' agreement for 2022! Oxford Brookes Library has long subscribed to a number of individual Springer Nature journals. However, the Springer Nature package - called SpringerCompact - has stayed tantalizingly just out… Continue reading Oxford Brookes joining SpringerCompact

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Open Access at Oxford Brookes since 2010 in graphs

Dan Croft [5 minute read] [Disclaimer: this blog post takes a fairly liberal approach to throwing different data together in the same graph.] If we combine the number of publications with an Oxford Brookes affiliation that were published as Gold Open Access (source: Web of Science) with the number of accepted manuscripts held in Oxford… Continue reading Open Access at Oxford Brookes since 2010 in graphs