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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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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 […]

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Open access week 2021 – Sherpa international collaborations

As we have approached Open Access Week 2021, with its theme of ‘Building Structural Equity’, we have been thinking about the ways in which Sherpa Services can continue to grow as a sustainable, inclusive and diverse resource for our users across the globe. Data collaborations One of the key ways in which we are engaging […]