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Open Access for pioneering print thesis on gravitational waves

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 […]

Our Open Access year

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 […]

Celebrating International Open Access Week 22 – 28 October 2018

Celebrating International Open Access Week 22 – 28 October 2018

Posted on 19 October 2018 by CardiffUniOA

International Open Access Week, now in its 10th year, is all about promoting the potential benefits of Open Access publishing, and supporting the movement to make Open Access a new […]

Discover Cardiff University’s Open Access research theses

Discover Cardiff University’s Open Access research theses

Posted on 24 April 2018 by CardiffUniOA

Gone are the days when PhD theses sat in dusty splendour on a library shelf for a few years. From 2011 onwards all Cardiff University’s research-level theses are openly available […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Discovering Open Access in the humanities and social sciences

Discovering Open Access in the humanities and social sciences

Posted on 8 November 2017 by CardiffUniOA

Monographs are key research outputs in the humanities. The OAPEN Library and DOAB (Directory of Open Access Books) are excellent resources for discovering Open Access books, and finding Open Access […]