Presentation on theme: "Using the University's open access publication fund Stephen Pinfield."— Presentation transcript:
Using the University's open access publication fund Stephen Pinfield
Open access (OA) mandates RCUK –AHRC –BBSRC –ESRC –MRC –NERC –STFC (PPARC and CCLRC) Charities/independent funders –British Heart Foundation –Cancer Research UK –Wellcome Trust
Routes to open access Publish in OA or hybrid journal –OA journal eg PLoS, BioMed Central –hybrid option eg Blackwells, OUP, Springer –cost US $500-$5000 Deposit in OA repository (self archive) –institutional eg Nottingham ePrints –subject eg PubMed Central Publish and deposit
OA charges: sources of funding Wellcome –direct costs –institution-held funds –Wellcome-held funds Research Councils –direct costs –indirect costs… Nottingham central fund
Nottingham OA publication fund Approved by the Research Committee Administered by RIS, contact Ros Jones Designed to fund OA charges (for OA or hybrid journals) not page charges Open to all members of the University regardless of source of funding for their research Being monitored but not rationed So far, little used Possibility of institutional prepayments
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