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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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Meet the team

Posted on 15 November 2017 by CardiffUniOA

We’d like to introduce ourselves to you! We are the Open Access Support Team at Cardiff University. We are part of the University Library Service, with a remit to assist in making publications openly available in order to meet University and funder requirements, and to the benefit of both academics and the external community worldwide.
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Cardiff University is an Open Access University – revised policy announced!

Posted on 1 November 2017 by CardiffUniOA

Cardiff University is an Open Access University. Our Open Access Publications Policy, which was first approved by UEB in October 2014, has been updated. The changes are mostly for clarification purposes and reflect updated processes used to deposit the papers in the University repository. The revised version clearly indicates that the University requires (instead of “strongly
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Wellcome Open Research – an innovative Open Access platform for research outputs

Posted on 26 October 2017 by CardiffUniOA

Launched in November 2016, Wellcome Open Research provides an innovative platform for Wellcome-funded researchers to rapidly publish any results they think are worth sharing. Now ISSF-funded researchers can also publish in Wellcome Open Research. Wellcome Open Research differs from the traditional publishing model – in addition to publishing research articles, the platform allows authors to
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