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Open Access Week at the University of Edinburgh Every week is open access week at the University of Edinburgh. From April 2016 – June 2018 the University of Edinburgh has made 11,793 research outputs open access. This represents 89% of the …Continue reading →

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EU copyright, quo vadis? TAGS: | | | This month our copyright expert Eugen attended a one day conference in Brussels to keep up to date with the latest developments in Intellectual Property law. “EU copyright, quo vadis? …Continue reading →

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Erasmus+ visit to University of Amsterdam TAGS: | Over the last few months Library Research Support has received a number of international visitors, from places like the University of Helsinki, University of Amsterdam, and the Czech Academy of …Continue reading →

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3 things we can do to make open access better Open access is being pulled and pushed in different directions by groups who each have their own intentions and motivations: Research funders want to maximize their investment and – by …Continue reading →

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Academic-led publishing TAGS: Our last #openaccess week blog post finished with the observation that publishers are increasingly becoming in control of scholarly infrastructure, and that it is now more important than ever for …Continue reading →

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UK Scholarly Communications Licence (UK-SCL) TAGS: | In the first blog post in this series we set out the position that – whilst Gold OA is an important component of future scholarly communications – Hybrid Gold OA …Continue reading →

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Green open access and REF compliance TAGS: Yesterday’s blog post suggested that our reliance on Hybrid Gold Open Access to meet research funder’s open access requirements was too expensive and libraries should be supporting alternative pathways. In …Continue reading →

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University of Edinburgh 2016/17 Gold open access spend analysis TAGS: The University of Edinburgh receives two main block grants from Research Councils UK (RCUK) and Charity Open Access Fund (COAF) to support researchers funded by them to comply with their …Continue reading →

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Open Access week: 23-29th October For Open Access week we have a series of blog posts lined up to be published every day. We’ll start by describing the current state of play of open access …Continue reading →

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University of Edinburgh Further Supports Open Library of Humanities   The University of Edinburgh has opted to support the Open Library of Humanities at a higher rate than required. This additional support will enable the OLH to continue its …Continue reading →

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A Stitch in Time: Mahābhārata Delivered Online I don’t know if I have ever been more excited about a digitisation project going...
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