Our Open Access year

Posted on 23 October 2018 by CardiffUniOA

Since the last International Open Access Week in October 2017, we have continued to actively support Open Access in a variety of ways. Over the last 12 months, we have added a further 3,392 full text scholarly publications to our institutional repository  ORCA through Gold and Green OA routes. Freely available for anyone to read, over 40% of
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Our top Open Access resources

Posted on 7 February 2018 by CardiffUniOA

We’ve compiled a list of Open Access resources which are available through Cardiff University, The National Library of Wales and around the world. Cardiff University ORCA Cardiff University’s institutional repository housing its published research as well as Cardiff University’s collection of PhD theses. Cardiff University Press Cardiff University Press publishes a diverse range of Open
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Cardiff University supports Open Access through Knowledge Unlatched

Posted on 18 January 2018 by CardiffUniOA

Cardiff University has joined Libraries worldwide in pledging support to Knowledge Unlatched (KU). Launched in 2012, Knowledge Unlatched has formalised the “global library consortium” model for supporting Open Access books and journals. Focusing on the humanities and social sciences, the KU platform provides Libraries with a central place to support Open Access initiatives by pledging
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Open Access books and monographs – a changing landscape

Posted on 4 January 2018 by CardiffUniOA

The possibilities for scholarly Open Access monograph publishing were first explored around ten years ago, resulting in organisations such as OAPEN and the Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) setting up archiving and discovery services enabling easier access to the resources. Today over 240 publishers are experimenting with Open Access Monographs. The recently published JISC
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Have a merry Open Access Christmas!

Posted on 20 December 2017 by CardiffUniOA

Season’s greetings from the Open Access team. To round off 2017 on a festive note here is a selection of Open Access resources with a Christmas theme: Christmas trees There is a biennial International Christmas Tree Research and Extension Conference! This year’s, the 13th!, took place in Iceland. Find out about the research underpinning Christmas
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