Category Archives: open access

Open access and citations at University of Bath

Our recent news item Open access increase correlated with jump in Bath citation rates has attracted lots of interest.  This blog post fills in some of the details behind the story. We  analysed journal articles and review papers published by … Continue reading

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Research postgrads: sign up for PGSkills training sessions

The Library offers a range of courses as part of the PGSkills programme. You can browse our range of information skills courses, or explore all courses and make bookings directly on the PGSkills webpages; browse all courses by date, theme … Continue reading

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Department of Social and Policy Sciences achieve milestone in REF Open Access journey

Every six weeks or so, we check each of our Departments’ progress towards compliance with the HEFCE Open Access Policy . This policy asks for journal articles and conference proceedings (with ISSN) to be deposited in a repository from acceptance for … Continue reading

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Publish in top quality Open Access journals without worrying about the cost!

If you are publishing your research in a top quality gold Open Access journal that requires you to pay an article processing charge, the Library Research Services Team may be able to cover the cost. The new University of Bath … Continue reading

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Open Access: Biology and Medicine Posters!

F1000 (Faculty of 1000) have created an open access repository for posters from national and international conferences on Biological and Medical topics. F1000Posters aim to preserve and promote research and case studies that would otherwise be quickly lost (or prove hard to … Continue reading

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Open Access Week – 20-26 October 2014

Open Access is the  free, immediate, online access to the results of scholarly research, and the right to use and re-use those results (the Wikipedia article on Open Access is a great starting point for finding out more). International Open Access … Continue reading

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Open Access Button

Can’t access a paper? Use the Open Access Button to tell the world that you can’t get the research you need! If you’re doing research you’ve probably had this happen to you: You’ve found something that looks like it could … Continue reading

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