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FAIR General news

FAIR enough?

FAIR: Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable. We all think FAIR is a “good thing” don’t we (given the likely audience for this blog that is [almost] a given). Who could be against something that, once stated, is so blindingly obvious? If it’s not findable, and usable then why are we spending time, money and resources keeping […]

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Open research

Supporting Wellcome’s OA policy and managing Read and Publish agreements: new resources available

January 2021 marked the launch of the new Wellcome Open Access (OA) policy and the start of the second year of the UK Wiley Read & Publish agreement. We’ve recently added resources to our webpages to help institutions support Wellcome-funded authors and get the best out of Read and publish agreements.  Wellcome compliant publishing options […]

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New Jisc agreement with the OA Switchboard

Jisc and the OA Switchboard have established an agreement allowing UK universities who are Jisc members to use the service for free! Back in December 2020, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), Wellcome and Jisc were among the first organisations supporting the establishment of a new body called the Open Access Switchboard. The Switchboard’s aim is to help the research community […]