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New: DOI minting for PhD theses We are pleased to announce that from January 2020 all new PhD theses submitted to the Edinburgh Research Archive (ERA) will be assigned a Digital Object Identifier (DOI). The Library …Continue reading →

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Beginning of a new ERA TAGS: | We are pleased to announce that the Edinburgh Research Archive (ERA) has recently had a lot of work done to improve it’s looks, add new functionality and clean up some …Continue reading →

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Open Access Scotland Group meeting On 27th March the Scholarly Communications Team at the University of Edinburgh were delighted to host the 6th regular meeting of the Open Access Scotland Group at the impressive Paterson’s …Continue reading →

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PubMed LinkOut for Pure users TAGS: | Instructions for Pure users on how to find data to join PubMed LinkOut PubMed LinkOut is a service where you can send data to NCBI which will allow them to …Continue reading →

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Open Access update TAGS: | | The University of Edinburgh is a strong supporter of open access (OA), and in 2018, researchers at Edinburgh published over 7,000 peer reviewed research outputs, of which over 5,181 (74%) …Continue reading →

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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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