Focusing upstream: supporting scholarly communication by academics

peter.suber's bookmarks 2017-07-27


Abstract:  This article discusses the broad and complex funder open access (OA) policy environment in the UK and describes some of the challenges libraries face in providing frictionless services to support academic compliance. It offers a view on the actions of publishers in this policy environment, as well as outlining how strategic discussions have moved beyond the library to include the whole institution. Finally, it outlines the work being undertaken at Imperial College London to develop a new OA policy and licence which could support academics and institutions with compliance and HEFCE Research Excellence Framework eligibility in a single step. 


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oa.licensing oa.policies oa.compliance oa.libre oa.rights-retention

Date tagged:

07/27/2017, 15:36

Date published:

07/27/2017, 11:36