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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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How journal aggregators can support the new UKRI Open Access Policy 

One of our priorities is to scale up our work with smaller publishers and societies to help them deliver full and immediate open access (OA) in a way that is easy to administer. We’ve developed a tailored approach to reflect the different resource, revenue and publication profiles of smaller publishers and learned societies. What does […]

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Collecting data on open access publications

Author: Amy Devenney (Research and Business Intelligence Strategic Lead, Jisc) In 2019, an article by the Knowledge Exchange (KE) demonstrated the difficulty of efficiently collating consistent article-level metadata to enable the monitoring and evaluation on Transitional Agreements  (TAs) and the burden this placed on our members. Therefore, over the last eighteen months, we have been […]