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Digital collections General news Open research

How to make more than 200 monograph titles available OA annually on a small-ish budget

This is a blog post by Caroline Mackay (Licensing Manager, Jisc): When it comes to library budgets, how far can £10,000 stretch? Access to a small database, a couple of journals, a handful of article processing charges (APCs), maybe one OA book via a book processing charge (BPC)? That figure might also support scholar-led and […]

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General news Open research

The Company of Biologists supplies articles to Publications Router

The Company of Biologists, a leading not-for-profit publisher, is now providing full-text articles for distribution to UK institutional repositories using Jisc’s Publications Router service. Openly licensed articles The articles are those published under open access terms in any of The Company of Biologists’ journals. This includes those that have been made open access under the […]

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Community Open research

Supporting community-based open research initiatives: event summary

For the last few years, we have worked with smaller and society publishers to extend open access (OA) publishing opportunities so that authors can publish in a broad range of venues, whatever their funding situation, at no cost to them and with no other barriers. During this time the increasing number of publishers and related […]