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Caren milloy oapenuk uksg 2013 v1


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Caren milloy oapenuk uksg 2013 v1

  1. 1. Informed Decisions on the Future of OAScholarly Monograph Publishing in HSS Caren Milloy Ellen Collins JISC Collections Research Information Network @oapenuk #oapenuk
  2. 2. 58 HSS titles: 2006 - 2011 Experimental Group Control Group (29 titles) (29 titles) OA with CC licence Standard e-book OAPEN Library agreements Publishers website Publishers websiteInstitutional Repository E-book aggregators Google Books (100%) Google Books (10%) Print version available for sale E-book device friendly version available for sale Palgrave, T&F, UWP, LUP, Bloomsbury @oapenuk #oapenuk
  3. 3. The research programme1.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
  4. 4. Research process Initiation OAPEN-UK Research Plan Year 1 11/12 Ellen Collins, Research Information Network Year 2 12/13 Year 3 13/14 project close 2015
  5. 5. WP1: Literature Review Literature Review V1 available and stay up to date with our Diigo Group: OAPEN-UK http://oapen- her-reading/
  6. 6. WP2. Annual Benchmarking Baseline survey will provide benchmark to measure how the perceptions and attitudes of project participants change over the course of the project Baseline results are available at: http://oapen- findings/benchmarking- survey/ 2nd Benchmarking survey in progress now
  7. 7. WP3. Focus groups 1. Institutional representatives including librarians, institutional repository staff, research managers 2. Publishers 3. Learned Societies 4. Researchers (as both authors & readers) 5. E-book aggregators 6. Research Funders http://oapen- findings/y1-initial-focus-groups/
  8. 8. WP4. In-depthsurveys, interviews & casestudiesHSS Survey: 690 usable responses from HSSresearchers ….quiz time
  9. 9. WP4. In-depthsurveys, interviews & casestudiesLearned Society Case Studies1. Royal Historical Society2. Regional Studies AssociationImprove understanding of role of learnedsocieties in monograph publishing and impact ofOA on their business model and the service theyprovide to HSS
  10. 10. WP4. In-depthsurveys, interviews & casestudies Institutional Case Studies with 4 UK HEIs • Better understanding of the environment that researchers are operating within, policies and messages that they will be receiving from employers • Understanding challenges and potential blockages within institutions which may prevent successful implementation of OA monographs or policies about OA monographs
  11. 11. WP4. In-depthsurveys, interviews & casestudiesPublisher Interviews with 8 – 10 publishersincluding OA and UPs• move beyond the publishers in the pilot to take account of the broader publishing environment• understanding the attitudes and processes that might prevent a viable open access monograph publishing route for researchers who want or need to take it• explore the possibility of Green OA for monographs
  12. 12. WP4. In-depthsurveys, interviews & casestudies Funder Interviews with HEFCE, AHRC, ESRC, Wellcome Trust, EU and NEH • ensure project remains agile in view of developing funder interest in this area • discuss and capture aspirations for OA monographs within policy developments • opportunity to reflect on processes for implementation
  13. 13. WP5. The Pilot• First year of data collected• Have some lessons learned to share: – Implementation issues re integrating OA into ‘traditional’ workflows – Discovery and transparency of OA content (metadata) – Supply chain issues (ONIX, Amazon)
  14. 14. WP10. InfographicsMapping the monograph publishing process from startto finish- a transparent view of activities of authors andpublishers towards producing a monograph• address issues identified in WP3 about lack of clarity for different stakeholders about their relation to other stakeholders in the publishing process• identifies key differences between OA and traditional publishing processes• provides information for those considering setting up their own OA presses
  15. 15. WP11. A Guide to CreativeCommons for HSS AuthorsAn introductory guide for HSS researchers tocreative commons, copyright and open access• Help increase awareness and understanding of CC• Help them make informed decisions• Based on the concerns raised in the HoL, BIS, LS letters, blogs and our research
  16. 16. Open Access Monographs in HSSConference events/oabooksconf/
  17. 17. Thank you & Further InfoOAPEN-UK website: Caren Milloyhttp://oapen- Twitter:@oapenuk @carenmilloyDiigo Group: Ellen CollinsOAPEN-UK ellen.collins@researchinfon @oapenuk #oapenuk