Open Access : How Times Change

Posted on 21 October 2020 by CardiffUniOA

Written by guest blogger Julie Browne, Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine, Cardiff University / Co-Chair of Cardiff University Press Editorial Board In 2005 I was the managing editor of a medical education journal that was published by one of the ‘big five’ publishers, with an annual turnover of hundreds of thousands of pounds. As part
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Celebrating International Open Access Week 2020

Posted on 19 October 2020 by CardiffUniOA

Current events have highlighted the importance of making research publications openly available to all readers. To celebrate the first day of International Open Access Week 2020 we have put together a special edition of our OA infographic focusing on the last 12 months. International Open Access Week is a global, community-driven week of action to promote the
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Cardiff University signs the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA)

Posted on 13 November 2019 by CardiffUniOA

  Cardiff University announced today that they have signed the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA) and are committed to the adoption of its recommendations. DORA’s recommendations call for institutions to: “Be explicit about the criteria used to reach hiring, tenure, and promotion decisions, clearly highlighting, especially for early-stage investigators, that the scientific content
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