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Supporting open access publishing for books: myth-busting webinars event summary

As part of our work with UKRI to support the implementation of the UKRI open access policy for monographs, book chapters and edited collections published from 1 January 2024, we re-visited some of the key areas of concern for researchers that surfaced during the consultation period for the policy (see UUK Open access and monographs. […]

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Reducing Research Bureaucracy – Understanding the problems

Colleagues in the edtech and co-design team at Jisc have just completed a round of interviews with researchers, research managers and funders. They were seeking to identify what’s working and not in terms of research support for administering research grants. This was in response to the report from the BEIS and UKRI commissioned independent review […]

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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 […]