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Copyright waffle and the illusion of choice. TAGS: | | An academic colleague of mine recently had an article accepted for publication in a journal. As usual they were emailed by the publisher who asked them to sign an Author Publishing …Continue reading →

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Open Book Publishers Library Membership TAGS: | | | The Library has recently taken out membership to Open Book Publishers (OBP).  OBP are an open access publisher, primarily for humanities and social sciences but now expanding into other disciplines.  …Continue reading →

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PURE Validation Training TAGS: | | Here at the University of Edinburgh we are gearing up for the implementation of the new REF Open Access requirements, and we are starting to trial new workflows.  My colleagues …Continue reading →

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A year in the life of Open Access support: continuous improvement at University of St Andrews TAGS: | | The LOCH Project is pleased to announce the publication of its latest case study: A year in the life of Open Access support: continuous improvement at University of St Andrews. This …Continue reading →

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Risk Registers TAGS: | | | Today, I added a number of risks related to Open Access to the University’s Information Services Group Risk Register.  The risks were around loss/reduction of funding for Open Access and …Continue reading →

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March Update from LOCH TAGS: I realise we’ve been a bit quiet recently, so it is high time we posted an update to let you know what we have been doing over the last few months! …Continue reading →

New Open Access Journal of Undergraduate Research TAGS: | | | | The first issue of a new open access journal dedicated to undergraduate research in the area of sociolinguistic variation has been published on the library-supported journal hosting service. The journal, …Continue reading →

The Unfamiliar: new issue published TAGS: | | | The Unfamiliar has published its new issue, Imagining the Future, on the library-supported journal hosting service. The Unfamiliar: Imagining the Future As with past issues, authors have used many of …Continue reading →

Royal Medical Society publishes archive & Winter 2014 issue TAGS: | | | | | | The Royal Medical Society has now published all the back issues of their journal, Res Medica, on the library-supported open access journal hosting platform. Res Medica started in 1957 and …Continue reading →

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University of Edinburgh’s Yr 1 RCUK Compliance Report Complete TAGS: | The Scholarly Communications Team at Edinburgh University Library have just submitted their end-of-year-one report to RCUK.  This details how “compliant” we think we are with RCUK’s Open Access policy.  We …Continue reading →

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