Events Archive

Open Access Technical Workshop – Lancaster’s Experience

Today, I and Louise Tripp from Lancaster University attended the Open Access workshop organised by Jisc funded E2EOA and LOCH Good Practice pathfinder projects. Lancaster University is a partner in the E2EOA project. The day started with a short introduction by Valerie McCutcheon (University of Glasgow, E2EOA) followed immediately by systems demonstrations session led by

Open Access and the Research Excellence Framework Workshop Report

The report for the Open Access and the Research Excellence Framework workshop, held at the University of Southampton, is now available: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/385109/ All supporting materials can be found on the workshop’s padlet. The workshop focused on technical developments, with opportunities for discussion, practical demonstrations and presentations from stakeholders with different perspectives of Open Access. If

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

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

Workshop: Open Access and the REF, Issues and Potential Solutions (including presentations)

The second E2E workshop, Open Access and the REF took place in London on Monday 12th January. The workshop focused on metadata issues, particularly with a view to preparing for the next REF. Ben Johnson from HEFCE discussed the next REF Open Access requirements and other speakers including David Baker at CASRAI, and Sarah Fahmy and Steve

Open Access Workshop 4th September

          Thanks to everyone who contributed to today’s workshop.  Loads of great ideas and lots of questions. The summary will be posted on this blog soon and disseminated via various mailing lists.  There are a considerable number of actions arising.  We will try to get them all moving and report back

Repository Fringe – part 2

Masud Khokhar and Louise Tripp represented Lancaster University at Repository Fringe. It was a great event and many thanks goes to colleagues from Edinburgh for organising the event. Some great things came out of the presentation on End to End project by Valerie McCutcheon. You can find the presentation here. We knew that we had to work

Repository Fringe

Enjoyed a day at repository fringe on Thursday.  Thank you colleagues from Edinburgh for organising this. Many colleagues and speakers reinforced the view that we do need to work together and bring together the different parts of the open access jigsaw of requirements into a coherent specification and the different tools and initiatives need to