Training from the Bodleian libraries

In Week 9, Bodleian Libraries are running the following FREE workshop.  Please follow the link below to book your place:

Bodleian iSkills: Open Access Oxford – what’s happening? (Wed 21 June 11.00-12.00) Week 9

A briefing on open access publishing and Oxford’s position, including guidance on how to comply with the Open Access requirements for the REF and mandates from key funding bodies whilst respecting your publisher’s rights and policies.

Topics to include:  what is open access;  key terms – Gold, Green, Article Processing Charges;  how to find out about research council or funder requirements;  how to find out what your publisher will allow;  Green route – how to deposit in ORA;  Gold route and how to claim for APCs;  where to get more information & help;  Act on Acceptance and HEFCE OA policy for the post-2014 REF.

Who is this session for: Current Oxford University academics, researchers, postgraduate research students, research support staff and librarians

Presenters:  Juliet Ralph and Kate Beeby 

In addition, we still have some places left on the following workshop this week:

Bodleian iSkills: Authors, copyright and open access – making it work for you (Thu 15 June 14.00-15.00) Week 8

Authors are often unsure what rights they retain when signing the publisher agreement for a journal article. Your choices affect what you and others can do with your work. This introductory workshop deciphers the jargon and explains the pitfalls so you can understand your options and make informed decisions.

It covers benefits of retaining copyright, Copyright Transfer Agreements (CTA) compared with other Licence types (inc. Creative Commons), author rights and sharing permissions, subscription and open access articles, uploading to the web or repositories, University and funder policies (inc. REF), and the support available.

Participants are asked to bring along an example of a publisher copyright agreement that they have signed in the past or from a journal they publish in regularly. There will be time for Q & A but if you wish to send questions in advance please email openaccess@bodleian.ox.ac.uk using subject line: August Copyright session.

Who is this session for: Current Oxford University academics, researchers, postgraduate research students

Presenters: Sarah Barkla, Kate Beeby, Juliet Ralph, Sally Rumsey

Open Access Drop-in sessions

In weeks 1-8 we will be running weekly drop-in sessions to provide face-to-face support and answer all your queries on Open Access, Act on Acceptance and ORA:

•    Tuesdays 14.30-15.30 –Knowledge Centre Library, Old Road Campus, ask for Judith Ames
•    Wednesdays 14.00-15.00 – Social Science Library, ask for Kate Beeby
•    Thursdays – 11.00-12.00 – Radcliffe Science Library, ask for Juliet Ralph
•    Fridays 14.00-15.00 – Radcliffe Humanities Building, ask for Hilla Wait

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