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UKRI Open Access Review Consultation: Queen’s University Belfast Response

Queen’s University Belfast has responded to UKRI’s Open Access (OA) Review consultation. UKRI is reviewing its OA policies for research articles and academic books that result from research supported by UKRI. The response was submitted by Professor Emma Flynn, Pro … Continue reading

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Charity Open Access Fund to end on 30 September 2020

The Charity Open Access Fund (COAF) is a partnership between six health research charities:  Versus Arthritis, Blood Cancer UK, British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK, Parkinson’s UK and the Wellcome Trust. Queen’s is one of 36 UK universities and research institutes that receives an annual open … Continue reading

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Queen’s signs up to Wiley’s ‘read and publish’ deal.

Queen’s corresponding authors now have the option to publish open access in Wiley at no extra cost. Beginning 2 March 2020, Queen’s corresponding authors may publish primary research and review articles in any of Wiley’s fully gold Open Access or … Continue reading

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UKRI Open Access Review Consultation

UKRI is reviewing its open access policies for peer-reviewed research articles and academic books that result from research supported by UKRI. UKRI is seeking views on its proposed open access policy and related considerations via a consultation, which opens on 13 … Continue reading

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Queen’s signs up to the Microbiology Society’s ‘Publish and Read’ deal.

The library is delighted to announce that it has signed up to the Microbiology Society’s ‘Publish and Read’ deal. The ’Publish and Read’ deal will allow Queen’s researchers to publish an unlimited number of open-access articles, as well as providing … Continue reading

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QUB Library Open Access Quiz October 2019

To celebrate Libraries Week, we are promoting, via a short quiz, how Open Access is connecting communities and disseminating research. Would you like to win a £20 Amazon Gift Voucher? Then test your knowledge on Open Access at http://ow.ly/MGZo50wFHtl .  All … Continue reading

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Queen’s University Belfast Publishes APC expenditure for 2018 – 2019

The Library’s Open Access Team has published, on behalf of the University, an Article Processing Charges (APCs) expenditure report for the period April 2018 to March 2019. During this period, a total of 172 articles (excluding articles published via the … Continue reading

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Open Access Requirements for Horizon 2020-Funded Projects

Horizon 2020 grant holders “must provide open access (OA) to all peer-reviewed scientific publications that stem from project activities, immediately or otherwise within 6/12 months of publication where publisher embargoes apply. Non-compliance can lead to a grant reduction and potential … Continue reading

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Charity Open Access Fund (COAF) is now exhausted

The University’s COAF Open Access Block Grant for 2018/19 is now exhausted. Queen’s is one of 36 UK universities and research institutes that receives an annual open access block grant allocation to meet the cost of article processing charges (APC’s) … Continue reading

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Research Data Survey

Introduction Thank you to everyone who completed the survey on research data, which was distributed by Information Services (IS) in January 2019, we appreciate your feedback.   The aim of the survey was to help IS meet the research data … Continue reading

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