Research

Rounding off Open Access Week 2018 . . .

Posted on 26 October 2018 by CardiffUniOA

To celebrate Open Access Week this year, we have focused on equitable opportunities for students and early career researchers to get published, and on how their research can be made Open Access. During the week, we hosted talks from publisher Taylor and Francis and from our own Cardiff University Press. Mark Robinson from Taylor and
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Open Access for pioneering print thesis on gravitational waves

Posted on 25 October 2018 by CardiffUniOA

As part of International Open Access Week 2018’s #ThesisThursday Twitter campaign, we would like to highlight a recently digitised Cardiff University thesis from 1991, A prototype system for gravitational wave data analysis, by William Watkins. Last year, due to the current‘big buzz’ around gravitational waves research, the Univerity’s Physics and Astronomy department wanted this early
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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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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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Innovative new and emerging publishing platforms

Posted on 6 December 2017 by CardiffUniOA

The landscape of scholarly publishing has seen an increase in new publishing initiatives providing new avenues for publishing research outputs. In October we posted an introduction to Wellcome Open Research, the world’s first funder-based publishing platform. The platform is open for all research projects being undertaken at Wellcome ISSF funded institutions, allowing eligible authors to
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