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Research data management survey: report (2013)
Book
Parsons, T., Grimshaw, S., & Williamson, L. (2013). Research data management survey: report. The University of Nottingham

A summary of findings and results from The University of Nottingham 2012 Research Data Management survey. This work was produced as part of the JISC funded ADMIRe Managing Research Data project.

Nottingham's Owd 'Oss Mummers and their scrapbooks (2013)
Conference Proceeding
Millington, P. (2013). Nottingham's Owd 'Oss Mummers and their scrapbooks

Nottingham's Owd 'Oss Mummers were formed in the late 1960s as an offshoot of the Nottingham Traditional Music Club, and continued into the 1980s. They have not totally disappeared, although they are now in new guises. The author joined them shortly... Read More

Mummies and masquerades: English and Caribbean connections (2013)
Conference Proceeding
Millington, P., & James, C. (2013). Mummies and masquerades: English and Caribbean connections

The composite mumming play script that the Ecclesfield-based Victorian children's author Juliana Horatia Ewing published in 1884 found its way to St. Kitts and Nevis in the Caribbean, where it was it was taken up enthusiastically by the black populat... Read More

Current issues in research communications: open access – the view from the academy - 4th report to JISC, March 2011 (2011)
Book
Hubbard, B., Hodgson, A., & Fuchs, W. (2011). Current issues in research communications: open access – the view from the academy - 4th report to JISC, March 2011. Centre for Research Communications

The topic of this report is the attitude of academic and research support staff in to Open Access: what may dissuade them from adopting it and what might persuade them of its value. It looks at the following questions: • What do researchers and supp... Read More

Centre for Research Communications and the SHERPA services (2010)
Journal Article
Smith, J. H. (2010). Centre for Research Communications and the SHERPA services

Describes the work of the SHERPA (Securing a Hybrid Environment for Research Preservation and Access) services in relation to open access and institutional repositories.

Ensuring open access to European, Latin American and Caribbean research: a description of the OpenAIRE and NECOBELAC FP7 Projects (2010)
Journal Article
Furnival, C. (2010). Ensuring open access to European, Latin American and Caribbean research: a description of the OpenAIRE and NECOBELAC FP7 Projects. Aliss Quarterly, 5(4),

Brief article that outlines two Open Access projects, OpenAIRE – Open Access Infrastructure for Research in Europe – and NECOBELAC – Network of Collaboration between Europe and Latin American Caribbean Countries, both of which count on the input and... Read More

Journals and repositories: an evolving relationship? (2009)
Journal Article
Pinfield, S. (2009). Journals and repositories: an evolving relationship?. Learned Publishing, 22(3),

It is now widely accepted that there are two routes to open access (OA): OA repositories and OA journals. It is often assumed these are distinct alternative parallel tracks. However, it has recently become clear that there is potential for repositori... Read More

RoMEO studies 7: creation of a controlled vocabulary to analyse copyright transfer agreements (2008)
Journal Article
Jenkins, C., Oppenheim, C., Probets, S., & Hubbard, B. (2008). RoMEO studies 7: creation of a controlled vocabulary to analyse copyright transfer agreements. Journal of Information Science, 34(3), doi:10.1177/0165551507084141

This paper describes the process of creating a controlled vocabulary which can be used to systematically analyse the copyright transfer agreements (CTAs) of journal publishers with regard to self-archiving. The analysis formed the basis of the newly... Read More

Can open access repositories and peer-reviewed journals coexist? (2007)
Journal Article
Pinfield, S. (2007). Can open access repositories and peer-reviewed journals coexist?. Serials, 20(3),

It is often assumed that open access repositories and peer-reviewed journals are in competition with each other and therefore will in the long term be unable to coexist. This paper takes a critical look at that assumption. It draws on the available e... Read More

O! She doth teach the torches to burn bright: How JULIET can help authors and repository advocates. (2007)
Journal Article
Smith, J. H. (2007). O! She doth teach the torches to burn bright: How JULIET can help authors and repository advocates. Aliss Quarterly, 3(1),

JULIET is a service provided by SHERPA. Its mission is to provide a brief summary of each funding agency’s policy on self-archiving of the published research they have funded. Each entry covers the requirements and details: -Whether archiving is man... Read More

Open Access through the Depot (2007)
Journal Article
Hubbard, B. (2007). Open Access through the Depot. Aliss Quarterly, 2(3),

The mission of "the Depot" is to provide a service that enables all UK academics to share in the benefits of open access exposure for their post-print research outputs. It does this by providing a national intake and storage facility - the Depot - fo... Read More

Libraries and open access: the implications of open-access publishing and dissemination for libraries in higher education institutions (2007)
Book Chapter
Pinfield, S. (2007). Libraries and open access: the implications of open-access publishing and dissemination for libraries in higher education institutions. In J. Vince, & R. Earnshaw (Eds.), Digital Convergence - Libraries of the FutureSpringer

This chapter discusses the consequences of open-access (OA) publishing and dissemination for libraries in higher education institutions (HEIs). Key questions (which are addressed in this chapter) include: 1. How might OA help information provision... Read More

RoMEO Studies 8: self-archiving: the logic behind the colour-coding used in the Copyright Knowledge Bank (2007)
Journal Article
Jenkins, C., Probets, S., Oppenheim, C., & Hubbard, B. (2007). RoMEO Studies 8: self-archiving: the logic behind the colour-coding used in the Copyright Knowledge Bank. Program, 41(2), doi:10.1108/00330330710742908

Purpose – The purpose of this research is to show how the self-archiving of journal papers is a major step towards providing open access to research. However, copyright transfer agreements (CTAs) that are signed by an author prior to publication ofte... Read More

Open Access Repositories & Scholarly Publication (2006)
Conference Proceeding
Johnson, G. J. (2006). Open Access Repositories & Scholarly Publication

This presentation briefly covers some of the issues around Open Access as it pertains to institutional repositories in the UK higher educational sector. It includes an overview of the current activities of SHERPA, along with the benefits, concerns a... Read More

Rumours, Bargains and Lies: How to advocate Open Access repositories more successfully (2006)
Conference Proceeding
Johnson, G. J. (2006). Rumours, Bargains and Lies: How to advocate Open Access repositories more successfully

In this workshop seminar delivered twice at the CoFHE/UCR 2006 conference the author explored aspects relating to successful advocacy of Open Access and repositories. Areas covered included preconceptions on the part of academics and support staff, a... Read More

A mandate to self archive? The role of open access institutional repositories (2005)
Journal Article
Pinfield, S. (2005). A mandate to self archive? The role of open access institutional repositories. Serials, 18(1),

This paper argues that the best way to achieve major improvements in scholarly communication in the short and medium term is to make it mandatory to deposit research papers in open access institutional repositories. This is what the House of Commons... Read More

What do universities want from publishing? (2004)
Journal Article
Pinfield, S. (2004). What do universities want from publishing?. Learned Publishing, 17(4),

At a simple level, universities want publishing to support and further their mission to carry out research and teaching. However at a detailed level there are major differences within and between universities which mean there will be different wants... Read More

Self-archiving publications (2004)
Book Chapter
Pinfield, S. (2004). Self-archiving publications. In F. Rowland, & G. Gorman (Eds.), International Yearbook of Library and Information Management 2004/2005: Scholarly Publishing in an Electronic EraFacet Publishing

This chapter discusses the historical development, current practice and future prospects of the self-archiving of research papers in open-access repositories (so-called 'e-print archives'). It describes how the development of interoperable e-print re... Read More