Guidance on policy development

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OECD Principles and Guidelines for Access to Research Data from Public Funding

Theme: Facilitating access
Type: Policy Guidance
Added: 09 September 2010
The OECD considers the place of public science systems of member countries being based on the principle of openness and the free exchange of ideas, information and knowledge. The progress of science, however, depends on research policies, practices, support systems and cultural values all affect the nature of new discoveries, the rate at which they are made, and the degree to which they are made accessible and used.

Guidance on increasing repository deposit

Theme: Facilitating access, Publishing and disseminating
Type: Policy Guidance
Added: 06 September 2010
This short briefing offers initial guidance for developing levels of content deposit, especially relevant for people making the transition to a properly mandated repository.

Paying for open access publication charges

Theme: Facilitating access, Publishing and disseminating
Type: Policy Guidance
Added: 04 September 2010
This guidance gives advice on paying for open access publication charges in journals and sets out recommendations for higher education institutions, publishers, research funders, and authors.

Guidance on Legal Issues in the Transfer and Use of Bibliographic Records

Theme: Ensuring recognition and reward, Facilitating access
Type: Policy Guidance
Added: 03 September 2010
This considers the legal implications for libraries of new sorts of activities brought on by the digitally networked world and may assist to clarify and advance understanding of what librarians are entitled to do with the bibliographic records that they hold within their institutional library catalogues.

Research rigour, Accessibility and Impact portfolio for senior managers

Theme: Assuring quality of research, Evaluating usage and impact, Facilitating access
Type: Policy Guidance
Added: 03 September 2010
The Leadership Foundation’s Higher Education Summit 2010 aimed to bring together leaders and managers from across higher education institutions to consider approaches to fostering and harnessing innovation, creativity and technology in the UK and internationally.

Office of Science and Technology Policy Public Access Policy Forum

Theme: Facilitating access
Type: Policy Guidance
Added: 03 September 2010
This Forum convened to consider the extent to which, and under what circumstances should, research articles funded by taxpayers but with value added by scholarly publishers be made freely available on the Internet.

Recommended Practice for Knowledge Bases maintaining Title Lists

Theme: Facilitating access
Type: Policy Guidance
Added: 03 September 2010
In 2010, this Working Group has published their initial set of practical recommendations for the timely exchange of accurate metadata between content providers and knowledge base developers

Online Guide to Open Access Journals Publishing

Theme: Facilitating access, Publishing and disseminating
Type: Policy Guidance
Added: 03 September 2010
This guide focuses on facilitating Open Access scholarly journals publishing, referring to the publication of peer-reviewed scientific manuscripts under the umbrella of a specific journal title.

Are there benefits from OA for policy makers and university management?

Theme: Facilitating access
Type: Policy Guidance
Added: 02 September 2010
In October 2009, SURF, the higher education and research partnership for network services and ICT in the Netherlands, launched a site that was aimed to be developed on behalf of the whole higher education sector.

JISC infoNet - The Importance of Strategy

Theme: Assuring quality of research, Facilitating access, Publishing and disseminating
Type: Policy Guidance
Added: 25 August 2010
This infoNet is designed to be of relevance and assistance to those who play an active role in the formulation or implementation of strategic planning processes within their institution.


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