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Double ‘1000’ success for open access article

Götz, T. & Janik, V. 2011. Repeated elicitation of the acoustic startle reflex leads to sensitisation in subsequent avoidance behaviour and induces fear conditioning, BioMed Central Neuroscience 12:30 Not only is this…

First portfolio thesis in Research@StAndrews:FullText

One of the recent items making up our 1000 total is a new format for our repository. The portfolio thesis by Geoffrey Sharwood-Smith has been deposited with enhanced metadata records in order to clearly describe its…

Featured articles in Research@StAndrews:FullText

As promised we will be highlighting a number of recent items that contributed to our landmark “1000” in Research@StAndrews:FullText – The articles and theses illustrate the range of research outputs that can be made…

EPSRC to enforce policy on open access

The Research@StAndrews staff blog recently posted details of the new EPSRC Policy on Access to Research Outputs.“EPSRC requires authors to comply with this mandate and ensure that all published research articles…

Landmark 1000 items in repository

We have now reached a landmark total of 1000 items in Research@StAndrews: Full text, the University’s digital research repository.    We will be featuring a number of theses and research publications that have…

Most viewed items in Research@StAndrews:FullText

The article by Len Thomas Retrospective power analysis remains the most highly accessed article in Research@StAndrews:FullText, with 170 views in May 2011. Also frequently viewed, our first thesis by portfolio to be…

Discovering open access repository contents

Our Library e-resources blog recently described how you can now find full text resources from OAIster through our Discovery Service SEEKER. See the full details in this post. OAIster harvests records from worldwide…

HEFCE and RCUK agree on need for Open Access strategy

The Times Higher Education has reported that “Research Councils UK and the Higher Education Funding Council for England have agreed to work together to advance the transition to open-access publishing of research”. The…

St Andrews researchers – we want your views on OA

Unlocking attitudes to Open Access Survey We are launching a survey to find out what you think about Open Access and how you use the University’s digital repository. This is part of a national initiative to create a…

New look for Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) has launched a new interface. It is now even easier to navigate around DOAJ to find open access journals and related information. The ‘About‘ section gives clear definitions…