A year in the life of Open Access support: continuous improvement at University of St Andrews
peter.suber's bookmarks 2015-04-04
Abstract: This case study is a St Andrews contribution to the 2-year Jisc Pathfinder project Lessons in Open Access Compliance in Higher Education (LOCH), joint with the University of Edinburgh and Heriot-Watt. It describes how St Andrews University Library engaged with the University's Lean change management consultancy service to introduce a streamlined Open Access process to support researchers and the University in meeting Research Excellence Framework compliance. It details key enhancements with the aim of establishing a cycle of continuous quality improvement.