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Open Access
Suzanne Atkins : Open Access and Research Publications Advisor
Digital Assets
OA Introduction for Law School J...
What is ?
 The practice of providing unrestricted access to
research outputs – free and permanent online access
 Mostly ...
RCUK/ Wellcome Trust policies
 New policy (April 2013) for peer reviewed papers
 Papers arising from RCUK (or Wellcome-f...
Two routes to open access
Gold
Article processing
charge (APC) paid
Author/
institution
usually pay
APC to
publisher
Free ...
Routes to Open Access : Green
 Self-archive the accepted version of the manuscript
(often called post print or author acc...
Routes to Open Access : Gold
 Publish in peer-reviewed journals funded by Article
Processing Charges (APCs) rather than b...
Permission to re-use
 Access to published version AND immediate
deposit in a repository without restriction on Reuse
(CC-...
Publishing via “gold”
 Fully OA journals
 no subscription/ APC only
 Journal Directories (eg DOAJ)
 Hybrid journals
 ...
Choose the best journal for your topic
 Use RoMEO to identify publisher copyright policies
& self-archiving
(what you can...
Researcher Decision Tree – ‘Green’ or ‘Gold’?
How to meet the UK Research Councils’ requirements on Open Access
GREEN OA
P...
What are we doing at UoB?
In many cases, researchers can self-archive their accepted final
draft manuscript in Pure and be...
Top tips
 Go as open as you can by depositing final drafts in
PURE/UBIRA
 Keep accepted final draft version of your work...
Open Access support for researchers
Library Services support for Open Access
 Subject Advisor contact
l.anderson@bham.ac....
Any Questions?
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Open Access for Law School June 2014

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Open Access for Law School June 2014

  1. 1. Open Access Suzanne Atkins : Open Access and Research Publications Advisor Digital Assets OA Introduction for Law School June 2014
  2. 2. What is ?  The practice of providing unrestricted access to research outputs – free and permanent online access  Mostly applied to journal articles but spreading to books, theses, datasets, OERs  Removal of payment barriers - anyone can read and download the research
  3. 3. RCUK/ Wellcome Trust policies  New policy (April 2013) for peer reviewed papers  Papers arising from RCUK (or Wellcome-funded) research must:  be published in an OA compliant journal  acknowledge funder (see RIN guidelines)  Author choice of green or gold OA route, subject to available funds if “gold” route is chosen.
  4. 4. Two routes to open access Gold Article processing charge (APC) paid Author/ institution usually pay APC to publisher Free and immediate access on journal’s usual platform Green Self-Archive version in Open Access repository No fees paid to publisher RCUK accept a range of embargo periods after publication Usually accepted version (post print)
  5. 5. Routes to Open Access : Green  Self-archive the accepted version of the manuscript (often called post print or author accepted manuscript) in an open access repository  You must keep the final draft of your accepted manuscript for PURE – after peer review, before final formatting  Journals’ own policies and contracts may force use of gold route due to embargoes
  6. 6. Routes to Open Access : Gold  Publish in peer-reviewed journals funded by Article Processing Charges (APCs) rather than by subscriptions and access charges  Article immediately available open access to all  Licence for reuse – often CC-BY
  7. 7. Permission to re-use  Access to published version AND immediate deposit in a repository without restriction on Reuse (CC-BY licence) (Gold route)  Means others can share your work (copy, distribute and transmit) and remix (adapt) as you are credited as the original creator.
  8. 8. Publishing via “gold”  Fully OA journals  no subscription/ APC only  Journal Directories (eg DOAJ)  Hybrid journals  subscription + APC option for OA  ‘double dipping’
  9. 9. Choose the best journal for your topic  Use RoMEO to identify publisher copyright policies & self-archiving (what you can do with different versions and what OA options there are) http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo/  Use FACT to check whether journal offers options that match your funder’s requirements http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/fact/  Check CTA for your article to check author rights
  10. 10. Researcher Decision Tree – ‘Green’ or ‘Gold’? How to meet the UK Research Councils’ requirements on Open Access GREEN OA PERMITTED BY PUBLISHER? GREEN OA – PURE (for UBIRA) AND/OR SUBJECT REPOSITORY PUBLISHER OFFERS GOLD OPTION? PUBLISHER OFFERS CC-BY LICENCE? APC FUNDS AVAILABLE? CHOOSE JOURNAL IMMEDIATE GOLD OA ON PUBLISHER WEBSITE + PRESERVATION COPY IN PURE (for UBIRA) PURE (for UBIRA) COPY FOR PRESERVATION – ID/OA* Y PUBLISHER EMBARGO COMPLIES WITH FUNDER POLICY? ACCEPT GREEN EMBARGO WHERE PERMITTED AND/OR COPY IN PURE (for UBIRA) FOR PRESERVATION – ID/OA Need help? E: openaccesspublications@contacts.bham.ac.uk W: http://intranet.birmingham.ac.uk/openaccess * Immediate Deposit/Optional Access PURE (for UBIRA) COPY FOR PRESERVATION – ID/OA* Y Y N N N Y Y N N This work by Open Access Oxford is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. Reproduced and remixed with kind permission.
  11. 11. What are we doing at UoB? In many cases, researchers can self-archive their accepted final draft manuscript in Pure and be compliant with funders and publishers policies. (Green OA)  Institutional repository for OA: PURE – part of UBIRA  Library manages central budget for APCs  Guidance on copyright issues  Preservation  Reporting back to funders, preparing for the next REF – HEFCE Open Access policy (Apr 2016)  Developing preservation of research datasets
  12. 12. Top tips  Go as open as you can by depositing final drafts in PURE/UBIRA  Keep accepted final draft version of your work  Be familiar with your publisher conditions. Read any CTA you sign about your rights  If you are funded check what your obligations are on dissemination
  13. 13. Open Access support for researchers Library Services support for Open Access  Subject Advisor contact l.anderson@bham.ac.uk  Intranet Open Access pages https://intranet.birmingham.ac.uk/openaccess/  Contact the Digital Assets team openaccesspublications@contacts.bham.ac.uk
  14. 14. Any Questions?

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