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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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Moving Ahead with the UK National PID Strategy

This post has been written by MoreBrains Cooperative. Over the past few years, Jisc has been driving conversations about the need for a UK national strategy for persistent identifiers, in response to Professor Adam Tickell’s 2018 advice to the UK government on open access to research, in which he recommended that Jisc should lead on […]