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Working on Metadata Requirements

I’ve collated some thoughts on the fields from RIOXX, and input from other organisations (mainly but not only EPrints users) on the document available via  and I’m hoping to follow up with discussions with some of these sites. Other project team member are reviewing these comments and we hope to include a slot on

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

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