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Researcher Support Library Services: Being an Open Researcher
It’s finally August but let’s face it, working inside can be a struggle on warm, sunny days. Why not come out of the office to take part in some fun training activities over lunchtime and meet other researchers?
The Library Research Support team are proud to present a week’s programme of Research Games from 15th to 19th August, aimed at developing your knowledge around open research, open data, research data management and copyright through some light, informal games.
Open Access is a worldwide movement towards online (free to access) peer reviewed content with limited copyright/licencing restrictions. Open Scholarship continues to broaden to include open data; open monographs; pre-registration of studies; pre-prints; open licences; etc., all of which accelerates greater impact of research in society, reproducibility of research and increased exposure for researchers.
University policy on Open Access
The University requires researchers to create a record for all their University affiliated research outputs and deposit an appropriate version of each publication via their Elements profile. To align with the REF 2021 OA policy, all journal articles and conference papers must be deposited within 90 days of the date of acceptance.