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
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
Dan Croft ~ Open Scholarship - also known as Open Science and Open Research - is an umbrella term for a variety of activities under which the products of scholarly or academic research are made freely available to any user (as opposed to the 'pay-to-read' model). Typically this happens online and with a specific, and… Continue reading Open scholarship and the public
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?
Dan Croft ~ Today this blog launches to coincide with Open Access Week 2018! In the future we'll be writing blog posts about a range of topics in scholarly communications but, as this is Open Access Week and Open Access is a large part of what we do, we are starting this blog site off… Continue reading Open Access Week 2018