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Wiley deal further amendments

The Jisc Wiley read and publish deal was introduced this year, the principal aim of which is to encourage publishers to move away from subscriptions to an open access business model. Read and publish deals such as this…

JISC Wiley deal amendments

Back in April we promoted the new Wiley Read and Publish agreement, negotiated by JISC on behalf of UK academic institutions – https://openresearch.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk/2020/04/jisc-strikes-deal-with-wiley.html The deal…

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New IOP Open Access Deal

The University of St Andrews has now signed up to a three-year Transitional Open Access deal with the Institute of Physics, negotiated by Jisc. This deal will give all St Andrews corresponding authors open access at no…

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Jisc strikes deal with Wiley

Announced on 2 March, the Jisc-Wiley UK transitional Read and Publish agreement means researchers in participating institutions can publish their work in eligible fully Open Access and hybrid (OnlineOpen) journals at…

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2 ways to (legally) bypass publisher paywalls

Publisher paywalls are a perennial problem, as it just isn’t possible for institutions to subscribe to all online academic journals and databases. With University staff and students working remotely, we will all be…

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Open Access and COVID-19

With St Andrews academics, support staff, and students now working off-campus, free and immediate access to scholarly literature online has never been more relevant to our community. Put simply, our homes have become…

It’s National Bed Month!

It’s national bed month, and we’ve chosen to highlight an article focussing on 17th century ‘Louis XIII bed’, recently presented in the Louvre. Bos, A. (2019). Le lit provenant du château d’Effiat (Puy-de-Dôme)…

Update from the research data management team

What have the RDM team been up to over the past 12 months? A lot has happened over past year but the most important thing to mention is that we moved. Since May 2019 we are no longer part of the Library, we joined…