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BMC Ecology image competition: results

Well, it’s that time of year when we get to post lots of nice pictures courtesy of the open access journal BMC Ecology. Each year BMC Ecology runs a photographic image competition to celebrate biodiversity and the…

We’ve now reached 8000 items in our repository!

Last week the St Andrews Research Repository reached a new milestone: 8000 items! The last major content milestone we celebrated was when we reached 5000 items, this was back in February 2015. The blog post we wrote in…

Wellcome Open Research: a new publication initiative

Wellcome Open Research is a new initiative which allows researchers to publish their results faster and more transparently. The service is powered by F1000Research which is an innovative publishing platform that uses…

Open Access Week 2016: “Open in Action”

http://www.openaccessweek.org CC BY 4.0 The theme of Open Access Week 2016 will be “Open in Action”. Open Access Week is an international initiative designed to raise the profile of Open Access and push towards…

Getty Publications publishes two open access catalogues

Mosaic of a Lion Attacking an Onage. http://www.getty.edu/publications/romanmosaics/. CC BY. © 2016 J. Paul Getty Trust In 2014, Getty Publications launched its Virtual Library, initially offering access to 250 books,…

Open Access is here! Make sure you are ready

Open Access is now an essential feature of scholarly communications. As well as maximising visibility of the University’s research outputs, Open Access is now a requirement of many funders. It is also critical for…