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Project Closed – Where can we get help now with Open Access?

Hello All, This project is now officially closed however we plan to keep the blog going for a while and see if there is interest.  Feel free to contact us to ask about open access At the recent ARMA conference we discussed open access issues and I plan to follow up on some of

Sharing Information

I took part in two Pathfinder Summer series meetings in the last week. This involved showing the open access fields and reporting functionality we have set up in EPrints. The main reports are an extract for reporting to RCUK/COAF that has been successfully tested and imports to Monitor UK.  Monitor UK plan to aggregate open

Open Access Reporting and Compliance

Here are the slides showing an update on open access metadata capture and reporting at the University of Glasgow. june pathfinder event Here is a web link to our open access REF compliance reporting information informationformanagersandadministrators Feel free to contact me if you want to discuss any aspect

Open Access Technical Workshop – ‘Un-Report’

Hello All, Here is the ‘un-report’ from our 4th April event looking at system functionality for Open Access.  It mainly consists of informal notes and verbatim comments from the day. OpenAccessTechnicalWorkshop Un-Report_20160404 We will  be following this up at the final programme workshop around systems and metadata.  The date and venue will be announced soon.

Update from Glasgow

Hello All, Our latest activity includes: Addition of a few fields to our open access tab on EPrints – code will be shared Amending our College reports from EPrints to include REF exceptions now that these are real – code will be shared Creating a community issue log to save re-inventing the wheel on open

Open Access Technical Workshop

Open Access Technical Workshop   4th April  saw the  End-to-End and LOCH projects host a joint event at Glasgow’s Hilton Grosvenor Hotel to look at technical issues related to Open Access policy compliance for the REF.  The morning session consisted of a series of short ‘show-and-tell’ sessions whereby participants generously gave up their time to

Open Access Work Recognised

I’m very pleased to say that the University of Glasgow Library has been shortlisted for Outstanding Library Team in the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards Our submission was based on our open access and research data managements services, the continuous redevelopment of the building including the High Demand Collection, and  innovative services

Case Study Open Access in EPrints

Our case study has just been published: McCutcheon, V and Eadie, M, Managing open access with EPrints software: a case study, Insights, 2016, 29(1), 45–52; DOI:    

Open Access Technical Workshop 4th April

Our next workshop is now advertised: Can’t make it?  Don’t worry we will share a summary of the day.    

Update from Glasgow

Well our open access mailbox is getting very very busy now – great – lots of work – but a nice feeling that we are hopefully we are reducing the admin burden for authors. We had a lovely visit from colleagues at the University of Osaka earlier in the week as they are interested in