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Green Open Access gets greener with Sage and Emerald’s “no embargo” policies

Green Open Access gets greener with Sage and Emerald’s “no embargo” policies

Posted on 6 April 2018 by CardiffUniOA

Publishers Sage and Emerald are pushing the boundaries of Green Open Access with the removal of embargo periods. Emerald Reach, launched in autumn 2017 has removed embargo periods across all […]

Discover biodiversity heritage materials with the Biodiversity Heritage Library

Discover biodiversity heritage materials with the Biodiversity Heritage Library

Posted on 15 March 2018 by CardiffUniOA

Every so often we will feature specific Open Access resources on our blog that we think may be of interest to some of our readers. This week, it's the turn […]

Open Access behind the scenes: Managing Cardiff University’s Open Access team

Open Access behind the scenes: Managing Cardiff University’s Open Access team

Posted on 28 February 2018 by CardiffUniOA

I dipped my toe into the Gold OA publishing world for the first time when Cardiff University received some of the BIS funding available to institutions in late 2012 to […]

Our top Open Access resources

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 […]

Cardiff University supports Open Access through Knowledge Unlatched

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 […]

Open Access books and monographs – a changing landscape

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 […]

Have a merry Open Access Christmas!

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 […]

New to Open Access? A quick guide on terminology and article versions

New to Open Access? A quick guide on terminology and article versions

Posted on 13 December 2017 by CardiffUniOA

Are you new to Open Access? Does this wordcloud confuse you? Our handy guide to terminology and article versions  tells you more about Green and Gold Open Access, CC licences […]

Innovative new and emerging publishing platforms

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, […]

Open Access in a nutshell for readers and authors @ Cardiff

Open Access in a nutshell for readers and authors @ Cardiff

Posted on 29 November 2017 by CardiffUniOA

To celebrate International Open Access Week 2017 we have put together a duo of at-a-glance ready reference guides – one for authors and one for readers of Open Access materials. […]