Tag Archives: Open Access

Thesis Thursday

What is Thesis Thursday? Thursday 25 October is upon us: Thesis Thursday! This is the date chosen from within the wider Open Access community to promote good practice, share stories and boost awareness around Open Access theses. This was partially … Continue reading

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International Open Access Week 2018

This year’s International Open Access (OA) Week kicks off on Monday the 22nd October. To celebrate OA week, Queen’s OA team we will be delivering three courses for Staff and PhD students. These courses will cover a range of topics … Continue reading

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Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers

Approximately 8,000 pages from the Ruth Fulton Benedict Archive (held at the Vassar College Archive) have been digitized, including notes from various field expeditions to the American Southwest in the 1930s. The Ruth Benedict Papers are now freely available to the public. … Continue reading

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Using a social networking site versus using an institutional repository

Many researchers share their work online through social networking sites such as Academia.edu or ResearchGate. These sites are extremely useful and allow researchers to create their own profiles, promote their work and connect with other researchers. However, you may wish … Continue reading

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Queen’s signs up to the Open Library of Humanities.

The library is delighted to announce that it is now a supporting institution of the Open Library of Humanities (OLH).  The OLH is an academic led publishing platform that supports academic journals from across the humanities disciplines, as well as … Continue reading

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Queen’s University Belfast Publishes APC expenditure for 2017

The Library’s Open Access Team has published, on behalf of the University, an Article Processing Charges (APCs) expenditure report for 2017. During this period, a total of £208,132.96 was spent on APCs, enabling 171 articles by Queen’s authors to be … Continue reading

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Queen’s signs up to Open Book Publishers

The library is delighted to announce that it is now a supporting member of Open Book Publishers (OBP).                                              … Continue reading

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Important change to OA Policy for REF2021 begins 1 April 2018

With just a few days to go, it’s the final countdown to  new OA requirements for REF eligibility. From 1 April 2018 onwards, the OA Policy for REF2021 requires the accepted manuscript for all journal articles and published conference papers to be … Continue reading

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Electronic Access to Queen’s Postgraduate Research Theses- You Said, We Did

Feedback from the 2017 Customer Satisfaction Survey revealed that there is growing demand for electronic access to Postgraduate Theses at Queen’s. Concerns were highlighted about the lack of open access to theses and the impact that this has, both on … Continue reading

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Queen’s signs Open Access Agreement with BMJ

The library is delighted to announce that it has formed an institutional agreement for open access publishing with BMJ.  BMJ has 17 Fully Open Access Journals Under this agreement, eligible QUB authors who are publishing in any of these 17 Fully … Continue reading

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