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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

Workshop Glasgow 4th September

Come along to a workshop in Glasgow on 4th September to look at open access examples from different organisations, identify issues, suggest solutions, and consider what fields we need in our systems to manage open access. http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/open-access-issues-and-potential-solutions-tickets-12220009377 All very welcome.  Outputs will of course be shared via distribution lists and this blog .    

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:   http://eprints.gla.ac.uk/94671/   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

E2E to present at the Jisc OA Good Practice Workshop on 17 June 2014

The new End-to-End OA project will be presenting at the first Jisc OA Good Practice Workshop on 17 June 2014 in London, see https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/jisc-open-access-good-practice-workshop-tickets-11632790991 for further information.  The other seven pathfinder projects will also be there, with presentations from the consortia led by Covnetry, Northumbria, Oxford Brookes, UCL, Bath, Hull and Manchester.  Our presentation will

E2E commences

Welcome to the End-to-End – Open Access Process Review and Improvements (E2E) project blog! E2E is a two year project funded by JISC under the OA Good Practice Pathfinder Programme, which will conclude at the end of May 2016. For now, you can read specifically about this project here about the E2E project and about the