Jisc OAIC Free Webinar Re-Run: ‘HEFCE’s Open Access Requirements for REF’.

Due to its overwhelming popularity and for all those who were not able to ‘attend’ the first time, we are very pleased to announce a re-run of the Jisc OAIC Free Webinar: ‘HEFCE’s Open Access Requirements for REF’.

 

Wednesday 25th June 10:00- 11.00

REGISTER at: http://bit.ly/1s09BqV

Overview:

HEFCE and the other three UK funding bodies have published details of a new policy for open access relating to future research assessments after the current 2014 REF.

This Webinar will provide delegates with an overview of HEFCE’s OA policy for the post-2014 REF and the implications on research and the assessment of research.  It will also consider what services, tools and guidance are available or are forthcoming to support institutions in the implementation of this policy and what key issues will need to be addressed if full implementation is to be fully realised.

Date: Wednesday 25th June

Time: 10:00 GMT

Duration: 1 hour including Q&A

Speakers:

Ben Johnson, Research Policy Advisor, HEFCE

Neil Jacobs, Head of Scholarly Communications, Jisc

What will you take away from the session?

  • Understanding of the HEFCE policy for open access relating to future research assessments.
  • Existing or forthcoming services, tools and guidance to support institutions in the implementation of this policy.
  • Awareness of the key issues which need to addressed if the benefits of OA are to be fully realised.
  • Improved knowledge of organisations and services available to support institutions in OA implementation.

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