Monthly Archive:: March 2015

Open Access Advocacy – Joining the Dots workshop

I recently attended the Open Access Advocacy workshop: Joining the Dots. This workshop was run by the UCL, Newcastle and Nottingham Jisc OA Pathfinder project to develop a more joined up approach to open access advocacy. It presented an opportunity to discuss some of the issues that were raised at E2E’s workshops in September 2014

EPrints Achievement

Really pleased today. My colleague Mick Eadie moved the test open access environment (RIOXX, other open access fields, reporting) into our live environment and we successfully processed our first open access record through this route. Covers everything we need for our spreadsheet and the Jisc spreadsheet that is being recommended for Charities Open Access Fund

Workshop report: Open Access and the REF

Please find below our report on the second End-to-End workshop which took place in London on Monday 12th January. The workshop focused on metadata issues, particularly with a view to preparing for the next REF. E2Eworkshop2report_final The workshop aimed to help promote working together across discipline and organisational divides as an Open Access community to raise

Project Update

Key activities over the last 3 months: Delivery of Research Excellence Framework workshop.  The report will be issued shortly.  Due to demand we plan to advertise another workshop on this topic duly amended based on feedback from the last. Received the awaited for RCUK Open Access plugin for EPrints and have been testing that against