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Getting to grips with Open Access publishing


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Slides and notes for an online presentation on Open Access Publishing given at The Open University, UK - January 2018.

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Getting to grips with Open Access publishing

  1. 1. Getting to grips with Open Access Publishing Chris Biggs, Research Support Librarian
  2. 2. Why Publish OA?
  3. 3. How Do I Publish OA?
  4. 4. Book, Journal article, Book chapter, Conference proceeding, report, thesis… PAIN POINT No.1
  5. 5. GOLD
  6. 6. Final Published version is Open Access on the Publisher’s website
  7. 7. Hybrid Gold or Pure Gold
  8. 8. £1,811
  9. 9. £1,811 PAIN POINT No.2
  10. 10.
  11. 11. 70%
  12. 12. Predatory Open Access Publishers PAIN POINT No.3
  13. 13. BOOKS PAIN POINT No.4
  14. 14. “It is very clear that extending open access to books is not easy. From licensing and copyright to business models and quality, the issues that must be tackled are thorny and numerous.”
  15. 15. GREEN
  16. 16. A version of the paper is deposited in a repository
  17. 17. Where?
  18. 18. What?
  19. 19. NISO Versions of Journal Articles Author’s Original Submitted Manuscript Under Review Accepted Manuscript Proof Version of Record Corrected Version of Record Enhanced Version of Record
  20. 20. The Green Open Access version is not the same as the published version PAIN POINT No.5
  21. 21. When?
  23. 23. Open Access Mandates
  24. 24. For all journal articles and conference proceedings with an ISSN Require accepted manuscript to be deposited in a repository within 3 months of first publication. From 1st April 2018 this will change to date of acceptance. Any embargo periods should be no longer than 12 months (Panels A & B) or 24 months (Panels C & D).
  25. 25. For all journal articles and conference proceedings. Gold, funded by a block grant with a CC-BY license. Green, embargo periods: 12 months AHRC & ESRC, 6 months all other Research Councils. (Where no funding is available longer embargo periods are allowed.)
  26. 26. FP7 Projects Green, embargo periods: 6 months (Energy, Environment, Health, Information and Communication Technologies, Research Infrastructures), or 12 months (Science in Society, Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities) Gold, fees can be charged to project grants Pilot Gold for closed projects
  27. 27. Horizon 2020 Green, deposit in a repository as soon as possible. Embargo periods: 6 months, 12 months (social sciences and humanities). Gold, fees can be reimbursed during the course of the action
  28. 28. How Open is Open Access?
  29. 29. LIBRE GRATIS
  30. 30. Content sharing and Open Access?
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  32. 32. #canihazpdf
  33. 33. Credits/Links • Obey Celestia – unknown celestia • Garcinia Indica by Bioversity International (CC BY NC ND) • Open access: The true cost of science publishing by Richard Van Noorden 2013 true-cost-of-science-publishing-1.12676 • HEFCE Worflow
  34. 34. Research Support Library Services The Open University Walton Hall Milton Keynes MK7 6AA Blog: E: