open access, publishing

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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Open Access Week 2020

[three minute read] Open Access Week is an annual event when the international scholarly communications community promotes universal free access to scholarly research. Defined technically, “open access” does not simply mean that content can be read without payment (gratis), but rather that research is permanently free and licensed in order to be meaningfully reused (libre).… Continue reading Open Access Week 2020