Presentation on theme: "RoMEO, JULIET and OpenDOAR: A Tale with a Happy Ending!"— Presentation transcript:
1 RoMEO, JULIET and OpenDOAR: A Tale with a Happy Ending! Slides courtesy of the SHERPA Team
2 Overview SHERPA/RoMEO JULIET OpenDOAR Database of publishers’ copyright policiesJULIETDatabase of funders’ open access policiesOpenDOARDirectory of Open Access RepositoriesSHERPA is a project from the University of Nottingham, UK, which aims to:Set up & expand the UK repository networkPromote usage of OA repositoriesDatabases & tools to support administrators
3 SHERPA/RoMEO http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo.php Database of publishers’ copyright policiesSelf-archiving by authors - pre-prints & post-printsPaid Open Access optionsCompliance with research funders’ mandatesPurposeTo help determine archiving rightsSourcesPublishers’ information & correspondenceUsers’ suggestions
6 SHERPA/RoMEO Fields Publisher’s name – linked to home page Archiving permissionsFor Pre-prints and Post-printsAny restrictions – that may prevent archivingConditions – which don’t prevent archivingCompliance with funders’ OA mandatesPaid Open Access optionsLinks to publishers’ policy web pagesRoMEO colour
8 Archiving Permissions by Publisher ~66% of publishers allow some form of self-archiving.% of journals
9 RoMEO Redevelopment Ideas Additional publisher fieldse.g. Policy re publisher’s PDFBetter handling of journalse.g. Extra lookup tables, Abbreviations, etc.Multilingual data & interfacesFranchise operationApplication Programmers’ Interface (API)Improved reliability
10 Funders and Open Access Open Access to researchBenefits for funders and researchersOpens new readers and usesAssists information managementFunders have recognised:the benefits of OA for their worktheir position allows them to gain those benefits by working with researchersreleased policies which need action
11 JULIETJULIET lists funding bodies policies on open access through archiving, publication and data exposureA companion to RoMEO . . .JULIET tells you what funders require you to do with your research . . .RoMEO tells you which journals will let you do it.
12 JULIET http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/juliet/ Open access policies for 31 research fundersPolicies and Notes on Publications ArchivingPolicies and Notes on Open Access JournalsPolicies and Notes on Open Access Data ArchivingConditions & web links
13 JULIET Publications Archiving policies - summarises Whether to archiveRequiring open access depositionWhat to archiveAuthor’s final version or publisher’s PDFWhen to archiveWhen accepted for publication? EmbargoesWhere to archiveConditions & web links
21 OpenDOAR Policies Tool Background75% of repositories lack visible policiesNeed for clarity and guidance on good practiceWhat Policies?Re-use of data, Content, Submission & PreservationThe ToolRadio buttons, checkboxes, pick lists, pop-up boxesRecommendationsFrom minimum OA compliance to best practiceOutput OptionsPlain text, HTML source code, etc
23 Displays any existing policy – if harvestable via OAI-PMH Policies specified using a combination of radio buttons, check boxes, pop-up boxes, etc.Much automatic error checking to ensure vital items are not missed and that mutually contradictory options are not selected.OpenDOAR recommendations automatically check the relevant options for Minimal and Optimal policies.
25 Using SHERPA’s ToolsThe SHERPA site provides a rich set of tools to manage repositoriesUse OpenDOAR to set good policies for your new repositoriesUse JULIET to check if your authors are required to depositUse RoMEO to check that authors are allowed to deposit their papersRemember – the majority of journals allow deposit – copyright concerns are not a barrier to open access!
26 Thanks to the SHERPA Team Especially:Bill Hubbard, SHERPA Manager,Peter Millington, Technical Development OfficerJane Smith, Services Development Officerfor the slides