Monthly Archive:: June 2014

Open Access Working Together

1) Jisc and several of the pathfinders are doing work on financials of open access.  So I have invited various people to comment on the open access metadata discussion document I have started on this blog 2)The EPrints UK meeting on Friday encouraged working together on open access requirements.  As well as trying to

Acceptance or Publication?

I hosted an event for ModernGov on Open Access earlier in the week. I talked a fair but about the Jisc Open Access Pathfinder projects and of course majored on E2EOA. Everyone was very excited about the prospect of a series of workshops. One particular issue that came out was the  HEFCE Open Access Policy for

Metadata for Open Access

Hi All, I’m posting my initial thoughts on metadata for open access. Feel free to add fields that you think are essential at the bottom of the sheet (add your name to the originator column) or to comment on the suggestions by adding a column at the right and giving your name/group there. I will

What is happening with Open Access?

  A summary of the open access issues discussed at the recent ARMA Open Access Problem Solving Workshop is available at:   Also Neil Jacobs of Jisc has just published a page about some work that has been initiated with publishers looking at possibility of getting metadata and author accepted manuscripts from publishers.

Good chat at the Jisc OA Good Practice Workshop

Simon Kerridge from Kent, Kate Walker from Southampton, and myself attended the event yesterday in London. Each project team gave a short overview of their plans. Here is ours: End-to-End It was great to catch up with existing and new contacts within the projects and with other interested parties. The emphasis of the day was

E2E to present at the Jisc OA Good Practice Workshop on 17 June 2014

The new End-to-End OA project will be presenting at the first Jisc OA Good Practice Workshop on 17 June 2014 in London, see for further information.  The other seven pathfinder projects will also be there, with presentations from the consortia led by Covnetry, Northumbria, Oxford Brookes, UCL, Bath, Hull and Manchester.  Our presentation will

E2E commences

Welcome to the End-to-End – Open Access Process Review and Improvements (E2E) project blog! E2E is a two year project funded by JISC under the OA Good Practice Pathfinder Programme, which will conclude at the end of May 2016. For now, you can read specifically about this project here about the E2E project and about the