A Thematic view of Jisc's open access services

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Policy compliance

Guide to Creative Commons

Informing researchers about Creative Commons licences, and their use in academic publication.

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Jisc Collections

Working with publishers to constrain costs and recommend standards, to help enable the transition to OA.

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RIOXX

Metadata profile allowing institutional repositories to share information about open access research papers and their compliance with funder policies.

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SHERPA Fact

Checks if compliance with funder open access policies can be achieved with a particular journal.

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SHERPA JULIET

Enables researchers and librarians to see funders' conditions for open access publication.

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SHERPA RoMEO

Enables researchers and librarians to see publishers' conditions for open access publication on a journal-by-journal basis.

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Monitor Local R&D: Alpha

Will enable institutions to record and report on data relating to the publication of open access outputs by their academics, including both 'gold' and 'green' publication routes.

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OpenAIRE NOAD R&D

Enabling researchers and universities involved in Horizon 2020 projects to comply with the European Commission open access policy.

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Pasteur40A R&D: Research project

Informing the development of universities' and funders' open access (OA) policies, and their alignment with the European Commission's OA policy.

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Publications router R&D: Beta

Enables institutions to ensure that their own research articles are captured on their systems.

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SHERPA REF R&D: Beta

Checks if a particular journal allows them to comply with the REF policy, and offers advice based on its findings.

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Cost management

Jisc collections

Working with publishers to constrain costs and recommend standards, to help enable the transition to OA

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Institution as e-textbook publisher R&D: Research project

Exploring the viability of institutions becoming the creators and publishers of e-textbooks.

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Monitor Local R&D: Alpha

Will enable institutions to record and report on data relating to the publication of open access outputs by their academics, including both 'gold' and 'green' publication routes.

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Monitor UK R&D: Alpha

WIll enable institutions and funders to evaluate UK cost and compliance data relating to 'gold' OA articles.

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Discovery, usage and impact
Metadata and interoperability

RIOXX

Metadata profile allowing institutional repositories to share information about open access research papers and their compliance with funder policies.

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OpenDOAR

Global directory of OA repositories

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Repository technical support

Enables repository managers to access technical resources for their repository, including interoperability guidelines and associated software.

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ORCID technical support

Offering reduced ORCID membership costs and UK-based technical and community support.

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Investigating Open Access Monograph Services R&D: Research project

Exploring services that could support and encourage UK universities with the publication of Open Access (OA) peer-reviewed monographs.

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OA support

Jisc Collections

Working with publishers to constrain costs and recommend standards, to help enable the transition to OA.

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Advice and guidance

Our Guides provide support and help you discover a range of useful materials

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OA good practice

Sharing examples of open access (OA) good practice to support universities in implementing OA as efficiently as possible.

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Technical support

Enables repository managers to access technical resources for their repository, including interoperability guidelines and associated software.

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How Jisc’s open access services support the publication lifecycle

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Submission

Assessing which journal to submit a paper to, with reference to the OA policies of both relevant research funders and the journals themselves.

Acceptance

The decision by a journal to publish a paper, relevant to both the Research Excellence Framework, OA policy, and potentially the payment of an OA fee.

Publication

Formal release of the published version of the paper in the journal, enabling it to be discovered and accessed via the publisher’s platform if Gold OA. The date from which embargo periods is also calculated.

Use

Discovery, access and use, including the use of text-mining tools. Downloads are events that can be aggregated and monitored to inform researchers and managers.

Guidance, consultancy, technical support, and OA good practice

We provide online advice, bespoke guidance and technical support, as well as facilitating sharing of good practice.

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