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2023 ISG Staff Recognition Awards : Scholarly Communications Team announced as the Outstanding Team of the Year On Tuesday 24th October the second annual ISG Recognition Awards ceremony was held at the spectacular McEwan Hall. The ISG Recognition Awards are intended to celebrate the achievements of the …Continue reading →

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Some thoughts of the UKRI Open Access Policy on it’s 1st Birthday TAGS: | Do you think UKRI’s’ open access policy for journal articles has made a significant impact on the scholarly publishing landscape in the past year? How has the policy changed things …Continue reading →

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Rights retention policy: an update after 9 months 2022 has been a big year for open access at the University of Edinburgh. We started the year off with a bang by introducing a revised Research Publications & Copyright …Continue reading →

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The power of preprints: an omicron case study Much has been recently been written about the value of preprints which facilitate rapid and open dissemination of research findings to a global audience (if you’d like to read more …Continue reading →

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Unveiling the new Open Access policy at UoE For Open Access Week 2021 we are pleased to announce a brand new Research Publications & Copyright Policy that will make it even easier for researchers from the University of …Continue reading →

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Open Access Week 2021 Next week is the annual international Open Access Week where organisations celebrate and showcase open access developments and projects. It is a time for the wider community to coordinate in …Continue reading →

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Open Library of Humanities Bronze Supporter The University of Edinburgh has opted to support the Open Library of Humanities for another year- this time as a Bronze level supporter. This additional support will enable the OLH …Continue reading →

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Introduction to Leadership TAGS: | This is a not one of my usual posts about Open Research, but rather a short essay written about and submitted for a Leadership course that I recently completed. I …Continue reading →

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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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