As of 31st March there are approximately 76,800 records in our Current Research Information System (PURE), of which 16,795 have open access documents available to the general public (22% open access). In addition there are 170 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||6513||33||4476||41|
|Humanities & Social Science||3002||22||2509||36|
|Science & Engineering||5687||22||3826||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 £367,400 left in the fund*, with an additional £74,400 committed on articles submitted for publication. Altogether the fund has 35% left in the account.
(*this figure was slightly wrong last month – apologies!)
Status of the Wellcome fund – since the start of the new reporting period (November 2013) the cumulative open access spend has been £137,078