E2E Archive


Hi, Just adding link to this paper about issues we have in managing open access. http://eprints.gla.ac.uk/97107/  

Hydra case study for E2EOA metadata profile

A significant outcome of the Jisc funded E2EOA project’s September workshop is the metadata profile/specification for Open Access. The key idea for this metadata profile is that it supersedes any system related profiles. Instead it provides a comprehensive starting point from where you can adopt the profile to your liking in the system of your

Useful Open Access Metadata Chat

On tuesday I met with some colleagues from different stakeholders in the Open Access area. I gave an overview of the E2E and CASRAI work on open access metadata standards and encouraged engagement with this to shape it together rather than reinvent lots of wheels. http://jisccasraipilot.jiscinvolve.org/wp/ I do hope the draft profile will be available

Open Access and the REF: Issues and Potential Solutions

The next E2E workshop will be taking place on January 12th at Brettenham House in London. The theme of the event will be  metadata requirements, processes, evidence and related issues for the next REF. We were overwhelmed with how well received the event proved to be, with all places being booked up in less than 2

Joining up Communities

Last week I was asked to talk about Open Access and research support at Scottish Confederation of University and Research Libraries (SCURL) event. http://scurl.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/SCURL121114Programme.pdf It was heartwarming to hear many common messages e.g. It is OK to do things in different ways Initiatives should generally take a functional approach not an organisational unit approach (e.g.

HEFCE OA Policy Workshop 26/09/14

This workshop reinforced a number of the key concerns and suggestions from our workshop on 5th September particularly: Need to: Standardise terminology around open access Have clearer information on open access policies of publishers Standardise metadata for open access The last of these 3 is the key aspect that E2E is currently focussing on. http://openaccess.jiscinvolve.org/wp/2014/10/14/hefce-oa-policy-workshop-26th-september-2014-key-recommendations/

Comprehensive Metadata Profile for Open Access

We have been updating our spreadsheet of ‘all the possible fields we might need for Open Access’ and we hope to formalise this via CASRAI-UK with whom I am in discussion via my role as co-chair of the UK Open Access working group. We will try to issue a next draft as soon as possible

Open Access

I was at a meeting yesterday with reps from UK HEI’s and publishers and was asked to give an overview of Open Access reporting requirements in less than 5 mins so here is my informal recording: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1HYC8oSHJM_53GIy3gC_8R9NL-kBDWacDQpQa6z98Peo/edit?usp=sharing I’m looking forward to the report from the meeting which came up with many of the actions  that

Open Access Reports to RCUK – Collected Here

Here is a link to a collection of the recently returned Open Access reports to RCUK. Looking forward to hearing back from the review.  I am sure it is not an easy job to make sense of all the apples and pears. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1AOgdjqb0iQ7kW4CAo7lxwgeunibS5-BnfZEj_Dzd954/edit

RCUK OA Compliance – Southampton data

The underlying data to support Southampton’s RCUK OA Compliance return is now available on ePrints: doi:10.5258/SOTON/369449 Our reports are also available in ePrints and now include a link to the underlying data: University of Southampton RCUK Policy on Open Access: compliance monitoring University of Southampton RCUK Policy on Open Access: call for evidence