Author Archives: Hannah DeGroff

Hold the Date: Summer Series of Open Access Good Practice Events

Please find below details of five events being held this summer to celebrate the completion of the nine Pathfinder Projects as part of the Jisc-funded Open Access Good Practice (OAGP) initiative. The two-year projects have investigated, developed, and encouraged best practice for implementing open access (OA) within institutions under five themes: advocacy baselining and policy workflows and … Read more

GW4 – APC Vouchers and Discount Codes: Recommendations for Institutions and Publishers

The Jisc OA Pathfinder project on ‘Administrative Efficiencies for OA Implementation’ from the GW4 institutions (Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter Universities) have published APC Vouchers and Discount Codes: Recommendations for Institutions and Publishers on their project blog. The recommendations were derived from responses to a survey of UK HEIs on the benefits and issues of … Read more

E2EOA and LOCH – Open Access Technical Workshop

On the 4th April, the End-to-End OA and LOCH Pathfinder projects hosted a successful technical workshop in Glasgow looking at the functionality that’s offered by different systems for OA implementation. Short presentations and demos were given on how PURE, Converis, DSpace, EPrints, Hydra and Fedora, and Jisc Monitor support OA requirements. Parallel breakout sessions focused … Read more