open access to research in the united kingdom l.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Open Access to Research in the United Kingdom PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Open Access to Research in the United Kingdom

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 22

Open Access to Research in the United Kingdom - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 203 Views
  • Uploaded on

Open Access to Research in the United Kingdom. Organic.Edunet Conference, Budapest Jackie Wickham Open Access Adviser Centre for Research Communications University of Nottingham. Presentation Outline. What is open access? UK landscape Attitudes to OA in the UK

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Open Access to Research in the United Kingdom' - liam


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
open access to research in the united kingdom
Open Access to Research in the United Kingdom

Organic.Edunet Conference, Budapest

Jackie Wickham

Open Access Adviser

Centre for Research Communications

University of Nottingham

presentation outline
Presentation Outline
  • What is open access?
  • UK landscape
  • Attitudes to OA in the UK
  • Role of the Repositories Support Project
what is open access
What is Open Access

“Open Access (OA) means that scholarly literature is made freely available on the internet, so that it can be read, downloaded, copied, distributed, printed, searched, text mined, or used for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal or technical barriers, subject to proper attribution of authorship.”

Research Information Network, June 2010

routes to oa gold
Routes to OA - Gold

Image by Warren Pilkington, zawtowers, Flickr

routes to oa green
Routes to OA - Green
  • Some text
    • details of that
  • Some more text
  • Another idea
  • More stuff
    • detail 1
    • detail 2

Image by Rojabro, Flickr

why it s important
Why it’s important
  • Access in the developing world
  • Increased readership and citation http://www.ifla.org/files/hq/papers/ifla75/101-kousha-en.pdf
  • Quicker dissemination
  • Secure storage
  • Better discoverability (indexed by Google)
  • Encourages collaboration
repositories in the uk
Repositories in the UK
  • Some text
    • details of that
  • Some more text
  • Another idea
  • More stuff
    • detail 1
    • detail 2
oa and agriculture research
OA and agriculture research
  • 16 universities and research centres in UK
  • All but one provide some form of OA
    • Institutional repository
    • Subject repository e.g. OpenFields, Organic Eprints
    • Web pages
  • Caveat –in repositories some items are metadata only.
mandates
Mandates
  • Research Councils UK supports principle of OA (but does not mandate)
  • BBSRC requires research to be deposited at the “earliest available opportunity”.
  • UK PubMed Central – practically all public funded biomedical and health research has to be OA within 6 months of publication.
  • 18 HE institutions have a mandate in the UK (Source ROARMAP 5/08/10)
researchers attitudes
Researchers attitudes

“If your employer or research funder REQUIRED you to deposit copies of your articles in an open archive, what would be your reaction? (Response from agriculture authors)

Swan, A and Brown, S. (2005) Open Access self-archiving: An author study (Key Perspectives Limited, Cornwall,

UK), http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/10999/1/jisc2.pdf

researchers attitudes13
Researchers attitudes

“Open access and open source – like students of other ages, Generation Y researchers express a desire for an all-embracing, seamless accessible research information network in which restrictions to access do not restrain them. However, the annual report demonstrates that most Generation Y students do not have a clear understanding of what open access means and this negatively impacts their use of open access resources, so this is an area to be followed up in the next year.”

Researchers of tomorrow – Annual Report 2009/2010, June 2010 (JISC/British Library 3 year study)

economic case for open access
Economic case for Open Access
  • Savings for HE – £115 million per year
  • Increased returns on investment in R & D up to £170 million
  • Impact agenda

Houghton et al (2009) Economic implications of alternative scholarly publishing models: exploring the costs and benefits

http://www.jisc.ac.uk/media/documents/publications/rpteconomicoapublishing.pdf

Swan, A. (2010) Modelling scholarly communication options: Costs and benefits for universities http://ie-repository.jisc.ac.uk/442/2/Modelling_scholarly_communication_report_final1.pdf

repositories support project objectives
Repositories Support Project - Objectives
  • more repositories in higher education institutions in England, Wales and Northern Ireland
  • more content in existing repositories
  • more types of content in existing repositories
  • closer integration of repositories into institutional information systems
  • promotion of best practice and standards
  • investigation of the new role of institutions in research output curation and access
ukcorr uk council of research repositories www ukcorr org
UKCoRRUK Council of Research Repositories - www.ukcorr.org
  • A group for repository managers by repository managers
  • An independent professional body to allow repository

managers to share experiences and discuss issues of

common concern

  • To give repository managers a group voice in national

discussions and policy development independent of

projects or temporary initiatives

  • To grow together as a community and learn from each

other’s experiences

  • Mailing list.
  • 215 members (August 2010)
links
Links
  • Centre for Research Communications http://crc.nottingham.ac.uk
  • Repositories Support Project www.rsp.ac.uk
  • RoMEO www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo/
  • JULIET www.sherpa.ac.uk/juliet/
  • OpenDoar www.opendoar.org
  • JISC www.jisc.ac.uk
  • UKCoRR www.ukcorr.org
slide22
Jackie Wickham

Jacqueline.wickham@nottingham.ac.uk

+44(0)115 8466389