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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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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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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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