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Open licensing and academic research - 9th april 2014

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Open education and open licensing, and recent changes to UK research policy: Open Access for the next REF, funding body requirements for Open Data, and Open Lab Notebooks.

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Open licensing and academic research - 9th april 2014

  1. 1. Open Research with Impact Dr Viv Rolfe #vivienrolfe vivrolfe.com Tom Magliery, @ Flickr CC BY-NC-SA CC BY 4.0 Int. or public domain unless stated otherwise
  2. 2. University staff workshop exploring open education and changes to UK research policy. 9th April 2014 University of the West of England UK
  3. 3. Open access Open educational resources (JORUM, MERLOT) Open badges (for your digital back pack) Open courseware (OCW) Open research Open science Open data Open practices Open publishing Open courses “Massive” open online courses MOOCS (Coursera, MITx, EDX, Futurelearn, DS106, Rhizomatic Learning, Lumen Learning, CCK08…..) Open Licenses (GNU, Creative Commons) Open University Open source GLOBAL OPEN EDUCATION Open text books
  4. 4. Nuggets of open education Nearly 100,000 views on YouTube
  5. 5. http://creativecommons.org
  6. 6. Open access Open educational resources (JORUM, MERLOT) Open badges (for your digital back pack) Open courseware (OCW) Open research Open science Open data Open practices Open publishing Open courses “Massive” open online courses MOOCS (Coursera, MITx, EDX, Futurelearn, DS106, Rhizomatic Learning, Lumen Learning, CCK08…..) Open Licenses (GNU, Creative Commons) Open University Open source GLOBAL OPEN EDUCATION Open text books
  7. 7. Open Access Publishing • Open access journal vs subscription journal (Gold / Green routes) • March 2014 – HEFCE Policy for Open Access in the Post-2014 REF. – All journal / conference articles after 1 April 2016 must comply – CC BY-NC-ND 
  8. 8. Open Data • Dec 2013 – EU “Horizon 2020” pilot of open access research data. • RCUK 2012 – Open Access to Research Outputs. – A journal is compliant with a CC BY!  – Papers must say how the research materials – such as data, samples or models – can be accessed. – ESRC, EPSRC, BBSRC etc must comply.
  9. 9. Open Notebooks • Open science practice. • Tim Gowers – crowdsourcing mathematic solutions. • Researchers are working differently with crowd sourcing, to open science, and large-scale data- driven research and analytics. (BIG DATA). (Jeremy Frey 2014).
  10. 10. Workshop activity – No pain no gain! 1 - Open access publishing The pain and gain of publishing your work openly? 2 - Open data The pain and gain of sharing your data openly? 3 - Open notebooks The pain and gain of sharing your research notes openly?
  11. 11. Policy and Support – Open Access • HEFCE Open Access REF Policy – http://www.hefce.ac.uk/whatwedo/rsrch/rinfrastruct/oa/policy/ • Jisc Gold and Green Open Access Publishing – • http://www.jisc.ac.uk/guides/gold-and-green-open-access • Jisc Open Mirror - http://www.jisc.ac.uk/blog/what-could-you-do-with- an-open-mirror-22-oct-2013 • SHARE – shared access research ecosystem - http://www.arl.org/focus- areas/public-access-policies/shared-access-research-ecosystem-share
  12. 12. Policy and Support – Open Data • EU 2013 Open Access to Research Data - • http://www.openaire.eu/en/component/content/article/9- news-events/510-open-access-a-requirement-for-horizon- 2020 • RCUK 2013 Open Access Policy - • http://www.rcuk.ac.uk/RCUK- prod/assets/documents/documents/RCUKOpenAccessPolic y.pdf • BBSRC Policy May 2013 – http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/organisation/policies/position/poli cy/access-research-outputs.aspx
  13. 13. Support – Open Notebooks • Jeremy Frey 2014 - Open Lab Notebooks from Jisc Digifest – http://www.slideshare.net/JISC/the-future-of-research- are-you-ready-jeremy-frey-jisc-digital-festival-2014 • Open Notebook Science Network - http://onsnetwork.org • Lab Trove (Southampton) • http://www.labtrove.org
  14. 14. Copyright and Open Licenses • Creative Commons Organisation – http://creativecommons.org/licenses/ • Web 2 Rights Project - http://www.web2rights.org.uk/index.html
  15. 15. Further discussions The NEW Faculty PIG! • 7th May, 1pm Glenside – Open Educational Resources by Viv Rolfe. (Caroline Foyle emails) • 29th April, UWE L&T Conference. Coventry Phonar Group Matt Johnston.

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