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Wellcome Trust Open Access funding

We have just completed our return to Wellcome detailing how our Open Access award was spent last year, and we have been notified of continued funding to support our researchers pay Open Access publishing costs. The…

Roundup of Open Access Week

As Open Access Week 2010 draws to a close, here is a quick summary of some activities that sought to increase awareness of Open Access: The Repository Support Project highlights promotional activities in UK…

Toolkit addresses researchers concerns

In the midst of Open Access Week the JISC Scholarly Communication Action Handbook has been released: “This handbook addresses scholarly communication concerns and provides actions that individuals can take to help make…

Open Access (free) cakes

We gave away free cakes in the library this afternoon to encourage people to come up and ask about Open Access. Students were pleased to hear about how they can easily view electronic theses or see what our researchers…

JISC Open Access site

JISC explores a hot topic in the area of Open Access each day this week. Visit their Open Access Week site to find out about policies, funding, exploring the benefits of Open Access and copyright issues.

Celebrating Open Access Week

18-24 Oct 2010 – expanding awareness of Open Access. To start the week off we have created a display area in the main library with loads of information about Research@StAndrews:FullText and how to benefit from Open…

A New Model for Scholarly Communications

SPARC Europe provides a very short guide to Open Access, and how to achieve it, called An introduction to the new model for scholarly communication. They note the benefits for authors: “Rather than their paper being…

Open Access Week 18-24 Oct 2010

Open Access Week is a global event, now in its 4th year, promoting Open Access as a new norm in scholarship and research. It is organised by SPARC, the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition who advocate…

New Research Information System for St Andrews

A new Research Information System (RIS) using PURE software is currently being implemented at the University of St Andrews. The new PURE system brings together related content to build up an overview of St Andrews…