Presentation on theme: "Open Access and Nottinghams Repository Computer Science Meeting 1 July 2010 Bill Hubbard Head of Centre for Research Communications."— Presentation transcript:
Open Access and Nottinghams Repository Computer Science Meeting 1 July 2010 Bill Hubbard Head of Centre for Research Communications
Open Access Open Access - definitions –Open Access Journals –Open Access Repositories –Open Access... and open access.... Two routes using open access, but to slightly different destinations
Publishing - changes and new approaches Open Access Publishing –DOAJ 5,140 journals in the directory Currently 2,122 searchable journals 412,665 articles accessible Springer recently launched 12 new OA journals Hybrid journals Overlay journals - & decoupled publishing services
Rise of repositories Open Access Repositories Directory of Open Access Repositories - OpenDOAR –www.opendoar.org –over 1696 open access repositories –started registration in 2006...
Capitalising on repositories Open Access –Greater availability and wider readership –Increased citations –New contacts and research possibilities Information management REF and evaluation As resource for academic services Support for new forms and systems of research communication and collaboration
Institutional repositories Institutional or subject-based largely irrelevant –OAI-PMH allows a single gateway to search and access across repositories –subject-based portals or views –subject-based classification and search Practical reasons for institutional approach –use institutional infrastructure - storage and sustainability –integration into work-flows and systems –support is close to academic users and contributors
Repositories in Russell &1994 Groups University of Bath Birkbeck University of Birmingham University of Bristol University of Cambridge Cardiff University University of Durham University of East Anglia University of Edinburgh University of Essex University of Exeter University of Glasgow Goldsmiths Queens University University of Reading Royal Holloway University of St Andrews University of Sheffield SOAS University of Southampton University of Surrey University of Sussex University of Warwick UCL University of York Imperial College King's College London Lancaster University University of Leeds University of Leicester University of Liverpool Loughborough University LSE University of Manchester University of Newcastle University of Nottingham University of Oxford Queen Mary effective coverage of the UK HE research base...
Common concerns and issues Does more access=more plagiarism? Does OA affect peer-review? Copyright Cultural change Workflows Financial processes for OA Journal fees Sustainability of OA journals
Sector Developments Houghton Report –£110M savings, up to £170M benefits pa Funding mandates Institutional policies
Questions? Bill Hubbard Head of Centre for Research Communications JISC Research Communication Strategist firstname.lastname@example.org
Scale of investment Public investment e.g. £300,000 over 24 months 12 Publishers income e.g. charge of £1,800, over 3 month publication process 2 4 6 10 time - months 8 direct money into system - £ thousands direct money out of system
What do funders require? Open Access to research results as a condition of funding Deposit in a particular repository and/or Deposit in the institutional repository and/or Publication in an Open Access Journal
JULIET JULIET introduced in 2006 Lists and analyses Funder mandates Summarises the mandates and assists support 52 funders listed at present –51 publication policies –21 data archiving policies –19 open access publishing policies
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