On the 6th of August 2021, UKRI published its new Open Access policy for research publications which acknowledge funding from any of UKRI’s councils. Why is the policy being updated? UKRI is a member of cOAlition S, the group of funding organisations behind Plan S. Plan S, which commenced on 1 January 2021, is an initiative for open access publishing intended to accelerate the movement towards… Continue reading UKRI release new Open Access policy: information for researchers
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
After a year of development in consultation with the University research community, we are pleased to announce that on Friday 1st June we are publishing a new Research Data Policy. The new policy aims to remove the barriers to open data, aligning with funder mandates, and maximising the reach and impact of our research. In… Continue reading University of Plymouth’s Research Data Policy 2018: Removing the barriers to open data
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!
Kim Davies, from the Academic Engagement team, explains about the new rules and processes for Open Access. You may be aware that HEFCE’s policy for REF2021 has changed and from 1st April 2018, all outputs must be deposited within 90 days of acceptance. With this in mind, we have created a new depositing process. The… Continue reading Act on Acceptance!
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