As of 27th Jan there are approximately 75,700 records in our Current Research Information System (PURE), of which 15,486 have open access documents available to the general public (20% open access). In addition there are 71 records with documents waiting for validation.
Looking specifically at just journal articles and conference proceedings:
|All time OA docs||Open access %||2008 onwards OA docs||Open access %|
|Medicine & Veterinary Medicine||6450||26||4537||32|
|Humanities & Social Science||2667||19||2239||32|
|Science & Engineering||5514||22||3688||30|
Monthly application figures to the Gold Open Access funds:
|Month||Applications to RCUK||Applications to Wellcome|
Status of the RCUK fund – currently there is £327,222 left in the fund, with an additional £65,011 committed on articles submitted for publication. Altogether the fund has 39% left in the account.
Status of the Wellcome fund – since the start of the new reporting period (November 2013) the cumulative open access spend has been £108,372