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Lessons Learned: Poster and Leaflet

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Following the end of the Pathfinder project last year, we’ve been working with our marketing team to summarise the lessons learned and good practice developed during the project into a shareable leaflet and poster. You can now download the finished products … Continue reading

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Pathfinder Update 4

Since our last update in September, we have been busy: preparing and publishing the final OA case study in our series (with the University of Teesside) attending and reporting on the Open Access and Research Excellence Framework Workshop in Southampton developing an … Continue reading

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Pathfinder Update 3

Since the last update in March, we’ve had a significant policy announcement from HEFCE on Open Access in the next REF, as well as RCUK’s response to the Burgess review of Open Access implementation. HEFCE’s announcement in particular has shifted the goalposts for … Continue reading

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Open Access decision tool

At Northumbria we launched web pages to support our policy on Open Access, which requires all staff to deposit the accepted manuscript of their journal articles in Northumbria Research Link (NRL), our repository, while also making funds available for the … Continue reading

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OA Pathfinder Case Study: Lincoln

The University of Lincoln is the third case study report from our Pathfinder project. As mentioned in our previous post, as part of our Jisc-funded Pathfinder we have travelled to HEIs around the country to hold Open Access focus groups, aiming to find out … Continue reading

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OA Pathfinder Case Study: Durham University

This is the second case study report of our pathfinder project. As mentioned in a previous post, as part of our pathfinder we have travelled to HEIs around the country to hold Open Access focus groups, aiming to find out … Continue reading

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Cost Modelling Tool Now Available

This cost modelling tool is intended to be used to help establish an internal business case to set up an APC fund for Open Access publishing. It allows you to model different cost projections based on variables such as FTE, number … Continue reading

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OA Pathfinder Case Study: University of Hull

Over the past few months our Pathfinder has been busy travelling around to various HEIs and carrying out focus groups with key stakeholders in Open Access. The results of this work will be a series of case studies highlighting OA good … Continue reading

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Pathfinder Update 2

Time has flown by since our last update, and the open access landscape has moved on too! We’re now just over a year away from the date at which HEFCE’s policy on open access in the next REF comes into force (1st … Continue reading

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OA Pathfinder Workshop

Just a quick update: we’re running a small workshop today (27th October) at Northumbria University with representatives from two other Pathfinder projects (representatives from 5 HEIs in total will be participating) on “How to be innovative with limited resources”. We’ll … Continue reading

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