open access

Get Published! 2019 conference

On 12th April 2019 Oxford Brookes held its Get Published! student research conference. This poster conference has been running for several years now and typically features undergraduate and taught-postgraduate students presenting posters that summarise the original research findings of their dissertations or other assignments. It is always a fantastic event with a real buzz as… Continue reading Get Published! 2019 conference

open access, publishing

‘Plan S’ and turmoil in scholarly publishing

Dan Croft ~ In early September 2018 a number of European national research funders - including our own UKRI - joined together into cOAlition S to announce a bold new set of Open Access requirements for how the research they fund must be published. This scheme, quickly branded ‘Plan S’ by commentators, started with 10 principles… Continue reading ‘Plan S’ and turmoil in scholarly publishing

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Another Golden Age…but for who?

Paul Harwood, Associate Director of Learning Resources, Oxford Brookes University ~ Next year will mark my 30th year working in the scholarly publishing world, spent mostly  in the middle ground between publishers and libraries. It has been something of a privileged position, following the powerplay that has been a feature of their relationship over this… Continue reading Another Golden Age…but for who?