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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New Open Access tutorial

Posted on 27 October 2017 by CardiffUniOA

Find out what you need to know about Open Access requirements for funders and the REF – complete our new tutorial This week sees the launch of our new Open Access Tutorial, available on Learning Central. The module has been designed to support all staff and students involved in research at Cardiff University, and provides guidance
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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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Open Access explained video

Posted on 24 October 2017 by CardiffUniOA

Open Access explained New to Open Access and want to find out more? Check out our video Open Access Explained produced by PHD (Piled High and Deeper) Comics and find out, in just eight minutes, what Open Access is all about and how it benefits both authors and readers.
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Calling all scientists – enjoy unrestricted access to all Royal Society journals until 29th October

Posted on 23 October 2017 by CardiffUniOA

To honour Open Access Week the Royal Society is offering Open Access to all their journal content until 29 November 2017. The Royal Society publishes a range of journals covering the life science, biological sciences and physical sciences. You can view the journals on the Royal Society website. In addition to its traditional subscription journals,
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