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Academics Urge Peers To Self-Publish Research

Benedicte Page | The Bookseller | January 11, 2013

Academics are looking to their own Open Access ventures to create new spaces for monograph publishing, a conference on OA in the humanities and social sciences heard last week. Read More »

Open Access Body Needed ‘To Coordinate Implementation’

Paul Jump | Times Higher Education | November 18, 2013

A formal body should be set up to coordinate efforts to implement open access, the Finch Group has recommended. Read More »

Open Access: Effective Measures To Put UK Research Online Under Threat?

Martin Paul Eve, Stephen Curry and Alma Swan | Guardian.com | July 28, 2014

The universities of the UK should not squander the opportunity to put in place an effective mechanism for making their published research freely available...

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UK Funder Explains Clamp-Down On Open Access Violators

Richard Van Noorden | Nature.com | April 9, 2014

Since 2006, the giant medical-research charity Wellcome Trust has asked the researchers it funds to make their articles free to read online. Last year, it turned up pressure on scientists to comply, or see their funding withheld.

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UK's OA Policy Influences Research Assessment

Neil Jacobs | Research Information | August 11, 2014

The UK’s system for assessing research and allocating money has added new open-access requirements. Neil Jacobs looks at what this means for researchers in the UK and elsewhere...

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