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Working together: how Jisc’s approach to stakeholder engagement is supporting the new UKRI open access policy for monographs, book chapters, and edited collections

The UKRI Open Access Policy includes a new requirement that from 1 January 2024, the final version of record or author’s accepted manuscript (AAM) of monographs, book chapters and edited collections must be made open access (OA) within 12 months of publication via a publisher’s website, platform or repository, with a Creative Commons licence.  As […]

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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 […]

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Next steps for practice research: PR Voices and SPARKLE projects

At our latest Digital Research Community monthly discussion meeting we heard from two recently funded AHRC projects aiming to improve access to and preservation of practice research outputs.   Shared goals Across the two projects the shared goal is to establish a national shared digital space for storage, access, analysis and preservation of practice research. For […]