Open access: research funders issue 2020 deadline

I would like to share with you an important and very significant change that is set to accelerate the transition towards open access (OA) publishing of research outputs, writes Professor Dame Jessica Corner, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange. From 2020, 11 national funding organisations across Europe, including UKRI, will require that every paper they …

Supporting open access, boosting your research profile

Guest blog by Tony Simmonds, Senior Research Librarian, Faculty of Social Sciences. With over 15,000 articles in the University of Nottingham’s open access repository to date, our researchers are making high-quality research freely and instantly available to be read by a world-wide audience. This commitment to the open sharing of knowledge is something in which everyone …

Our Research Vision: one year on

Guest blog from Professor Dame Jessica Corner, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research  and Knowledge Exchange. We are celebrating the first anniversary of our Research Vision, one of the most concentrated and comprehensive programmes in our history, which refocuses our mission of delivering exceptional research that transforms lives in our community, the UK and across the world. In …

Open access and REF 2021: an important deadline for researchers

Guest post from Professor Dame Jessica Corner, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange. Dear colleagues I would like to remind you of an important deadline for the deposit of journal articles and conference proceedings in order to make them open access and eligible for REF 2021. To be eligible for REF 2021, your journal articles …

Open Access opens doors

From 1 April, researchers will need to have their articles available through Open Access within three months of acceptance to be eligible for the next REF. To make it quicker and easier for researchers to store publications in our ePrints repository, LRLR have launched a mediated deposit service. Read about the benefits of Open Access, according to …