This post is part of a series of blogs in celebration of Open Access Week 2021. Keep an eye out for more posts throughout the week or follow our Twitter account, @OpenResPlym, to keep up to date with OA Week events. Nurture Science Publishing Group (NSPG) is a not-for-profit publishing group which advocates for affordable open… Continue reading In the spotlight: Nurture Science Publishing Group (Open Access Week)
Have you heard of Plan S yet? There’s a huge amount already written online* regarding the proposed Open Access policy of Plan S (which could be adopted by UKRI and other big funders from January 2020) giving an indication as to the strong views and potential for having a greater impact on individuals even more… Continue reading Plan S: What is it and how might it affect me as an author publishing in journals?
Are you about to or have you published in journals? Then come and join us this week for an exploration of the choices involved in publishing (e.g. copyright transfer agreements, open access publishing) as part of our schedule of activities for International Open Access Week 2018. You can take park in the The Publishing Trap,… Continue reading Come and play The Publishing Trap! (International Open Access Week 2018)
This week is International Open Access Week: an opportunity to celebrate the sharing of research. The theme for International Open Access Week 2018 is ‘Designing equitable foundations for open knowledge’. We’d like researchers at all levels to think about the global nature of open research: How can open access make your research more sustainable? Can… Continue reading International Open Access Week: 22-26 October 2018
As part of the University’s commitment to public engagement, as laid out in our Research and Innovation strategy, we recently invited Paul Manners, director of the National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE), to facilitate a day of discussion around: What we mean by engagement? Who are our “publics”? And how best can we support… Continue reading Come On In: Public Engagement with Research
You may have heard the cry as it pealed across the country on April 1st, you may have thought it an April Fool, but this was no joke! As of April 2018, HEFCE is indeed no more and responsibility for higher education (HE) in England now belongs to the newly formed Office for Students and… Continue reading “HEFCE is dead, long live the Office for Students and Research England!”
Many thanks to Carly Seller for producing this monthly round up of activity on PEARL New Report | Open Access on PEARL, February 2018 We just released the latest PEARL open access engagement report showing stats about repository usage and details of popular research outputs. In February 2018, there were a total 26,871[i] downloads made… Continue reading Latest from PEARL!
PEARL is the University’s open access research repository containing journal articles, conference proceedings and other research outputs by our academic staff, PhD theses, and journals published by the University of Plymouth. Find out about how PEARL is being used in the latest Open Access Report This report has been compiled by our Open Access Repository… Continue reading The PEARL of Plymouth: University of Plymouth’s 2017 Open Access Report