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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. […]

Congratulations to the winners of our Open Access Week competition

Congratulations to the winners of our Open Access Week competition

Posted on 22 November 2017 by CardiffUniOA

To celebrate Open Access Week in October, we invited our students and staff to enter a prize competition for a chance to win one of two Amazon Gift vouchers. We […]

Meet the team

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 […]

Cardiff University is an Open Access University – revised policy announced!

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 […]

New Open Access tutorial

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 […]