Monthly Archives: August 2014

Collecting and Sharing APC data

Here, Stuart Lawson of Jisc Collections describes what we have been doing, and plan to do, to collect and share APC data from HEIs. As a part of its work on negotiating the Total Cost of Ownership with journal publishers, earlier in 2014 Jisc Collections collected and released some data on article processing charge(APC) payments paid by a … Read more

Repository Fringe 2014

Repository Fringe 2014 promised to be ‘two busy days of talks, discussions and our Developer Challenge’ and certainly did not disappoint. Below are just some of the highlights from presentations and discussions, however for a more thorough overview and discussions, please see the Repository Fringe live blog or refer back to the twitter feed #rfringe14. … Read more

OA Good Practice Events: July 14- July 15

A key aspect of the OA Good Practice initiative is to enable HEI managers (e.g. librarians, research managers, repository managers) to share and  improve understanding and good practice in the implementation of UK funders’ OA requirements across different professions and institutions. This means that  research and information managers from across the sector as a whole will … Read more