Category Archives: open access

Digitised Theses in the Research Portal

We are pleased to announce that a project to digitise all Bath theses and upload them to Pure so the are available via the Research Portal is nearing completion. Staff from the Library, Computer Services, and Research and Innovation Service … Continue reading

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Interoperability and Discoverability: An Overview of the Research Publication Systems we use at the University of Bath

A recurring theme across all of the work that takes place in Library Research Services is interoperability. A key system we use across the team is Pure.Β  We work closely with colleagues in the University Research Office (RIS) to use … Continue reading

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Consent and commercialisation: negotiating the open data agenda whilst protecting participants and intellectual property

An increasing number of funders and publishers are supporting the open data agenda by requiring researchers to openly share the data that underpin research publications. Yet, the culture of open data sharing and opinions about the benefits of data sharing … Continue reading

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Library Research Services Week 2019

Following on from the success of our event last summer, the Library Research Services team would like to let you know that we are having another ‘Library Research Services week’ for 2019 and this will be held on 28th January … Continue reading

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Library Research Services Week 2018

At the beginning of July, the Library Research Services Team held a week of events to draw attention to the support we can provide researchers at different stages of the publication cycle.We held training sessions about how to present your … Continue reading

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Surfacing our publications online

This is an update on the transition of our institutional repository from Opus (http://opus.bath.ac.uk/ ) to the Research Portal (https://researchportal.bath.ac.uk/en/ ). Opus (Eprints) has been our open access repository since 2008, making the research articles, conference papers, theses, etc., by … Continue reading

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Open Access: How will we know if we’ve been successful?

To end Library Research Services week, I thought I might pose the question: ‘How will we know when – or if –Β  open access has been a success?’ For those who don’t know, open access is a publication process which … Continue reading

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