Open research

Supporting open access publishing by rights retention: Imperial College London

To support the launch of Jisc’s Institutional Rights Retention Policy (IRRP) Teams channel, Ruth Harrison (Head of Scholarly Communications Management at Imperial College London) shares her experience of developing and implementing Imperial’s policy. We hope that her experience will support others similarly tasked. This post aims to present some practical advice based on my experience […]

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Understanding key concepts in the UKRI open access policy: new support resources available

As the Open Access (OA) landscape continues to evolve, with updated government funder policies affecting OA requirements, we’ve created a series of short guides which explain key concepts in the UKRI open access policy, as well as open access more broadly. Originally envisaged as resources to support publishers in understanding the steps they needed to […]

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PALOMERA: the case for open access academic books

This is a guest post by Ursula Rabar, Project Community Manager at OPERAS. In January 2024, a new open access policy from UKRI for monographs, book chapters and edited collections comes into force. Jisc is supporting the implementation of this policy, and we feel that participation in the PALOMERA project will be of mutual benefit […]