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OAPEN-UK presenation at RSP event, 1 june 2012, London


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OAPEN-UK presenation at RSP event, 1 june 2012, London

  1. 1. Caren Milloy, Head of Projects, JISC Collections @oapenuk #oapenuk
  2. 2. ‘Scholars do not work in a vacuum; research is based on work from others and new discoveries must be disseminated in order to be used.’ Snijder,Ronald. 2010. The profits of free books - an experiment to measure the impact of Open Access publishing. @oapenuk #oapenuk
  3. 3. @oapenuk #oapenuk 58 HSS titles: 2006 - 2011 Experimental Group (29 titles) Control Group (29 titles) OA with CC licence OAPEN Library Publishers website Institutional Repository Google Books (100%) Standard e-book agreements Publishers website E-book aggregators Google Books (10%) Print version available for sale E-book device friendly version available for sale
  4. 4. Issues and questions 1. Deposit process 2. What is the institutional policy with regards to chapters v full book? 3. Identifiers @oapenuk #oapenuk
  5. 5. Issues Is there a need for another PIRUS project to support the development of standards and protocols to support the analysis of usage statistics for OA monographs? @oapenuk #oapenuk
  6. 6. The research programme 1.How policies, processes and mechanisms need to change in order to enable OA publication of monographs? 2.What are the measurable effects of a move to OA monographs? 3.How do perceptions of OA monograph publication change among participants during the project? @oapenuk #oapenuk
  7. 7. OAPEN-UK Research Plan Ellen Collins, Research Information Network Research process Initiation Year 1 end Year 2 end Project end
  8. 8. Focus groups @oapenuk #oapenuk 1. Institutional representatives including librarians, institution al repository staff, research managers 2. Publishers 3. Learned Societies 4. Researchers (as both authors & readers) 5. E-book aggregators 6. Research Funders
  9. 9. Focus Groups: Key themes Metadata: What is the metadata required to support discovery, purchase, libraries, researc h funders? Versioning, preservation & archiving: What is the version of record, how is it preserved (centrally?) and who provides archival access? Usage: data collection methods and standards to support comparability of data Methods of delivery: where should OA monographs sit, in what formats, with what functionality and using what standards? Quality & prestige: impact of perceptions on adoption of a OA model and need to maintain excellence What do authors want: readership, research dissemination, academic prestige and reward including the REF
  10. 10. Focus Groups: Key themes Copyright: ownership, licensing and rights associated with images Benefits of OA: how to articulate opportunities; access and costs savings? International issues: not just UK market, need to account for territories, translation etc. Changing roles: who does what in an OA model, what are the roles for publishers, librarians etc., which to keep, which to start and which to discontinue? Impact on processes: policies, mandates, funding routes, payment and behaviour Consistency: should licensing, standards, peer review be standardised? Does one size fit all?
  11. 11. Focus Groups: Key themes Ways to make OA profitable: how can publishers / ebook aggregators add value to content? Overlay services Risk: how will the financial, reputational and quality risks be overcome? Funding: who pays and how? Calculating costs: what is the cost of an OA monograph and is it the same for all publishers, subjects?
  12. 12. Researcher Survey @oapenuk #oapenuk 0.0 10.0 20.0 30.0 40.0 50.0 60.0 70.0 Social sciences Humanities Percentage Discipline Open Access awareness by discipline Never heard Aware Familiar
  13. 13. Researcher Survey @oapenuk #oapenuk 0.0 10.0 20.0 30.0 40.0 50.0 60.0 70.0 Percentage Career stage Open Access awareness by career stage Never heard Aware Familiar
  14. 14. Researcher Survey @oapenuk #oapenuk 0.0 10.0 20.0 30.0 40.0 50.0 60.0 Yes No Percentage Aware of Creative Commons? Awareness of Creative Commons against willingness to publish using Creative Commons No, I don't know enough about it Maybe, I would need to look into it Yes, I would feel confident about doing this Don't know
  15. 15. Researcher Survey @oapenuk #oapenuk 0.0 10.0 20.0 30.0 40.0 50.0 60.0 70.0 80.0 90.0 100.0 CC BY CC BY SA CC BY NDCC BY NCCC BY NC SA CC BY NC ND Percentage CC licence Creative Commons licences considered by researchers Yes No Don't know
  16. 16. Researcher Survey @oapenuk #oapenuk 0.0 10.0 20.0 30.0 40.0 50.0 60.0 70.0 80.0 90.0 100.0 PhD candidate Post-doctoral researcher Assistant professor / Lecturer Associate professor / Senior lecturer Professor / Reader Researchers outside academia Percentage Career stage Percentage of researchers prepared to consider CC BY-NC-SA licenses by career stage
  17. 17. Next up • Publisher interviews • Institutional case studies • VC meeting • DOAB • PIRUS @oapenuk #oapenuk
  18. 18. Thank you & Further Info OAPEN-UK website: http://oapen- Twitter: @oapenuk Diigo Group: OAPEN-UK Caren Milloy c.milloy@jisc- Ellen Collins ellen.collins@researchinfo @oapenuk #oapenuk