Research in the open - event podcast

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This podcast looks at how researchers are responding to mandates to include the results of their research work in repositories.

Research in the open: how mandates work in practice took place on 29 May 2009 in London, with an audience of repository managers, senior librarians, research funders, publishers, learned societies and academic researchers.

This podcast features interviews with the key speakers and feedback from the participants.


  • 5:40 - Robert Kiley, Head of Digital Services at the Wellcome Library, discusses the Wellcome Trust’s approach to open access mandates.
  • 8:03 - Astrid Wissenburg, Director of Communications and Information at the Economic and Social Research Council, talks about the Research Council?s open access policy and shares the findings of a recent report on open access publishing.
  • 10:28 - Paul Davey, Engagement Manager at UKPubMed Central, tells us how one of the largest repositories works in practice.
  • 13:21 - Julia Wallace, Project Manager of PEER, talks about this EC-supported project and what it aims to achieve.
  • 15:51 - Charles Oppenheim, Professor of Information Science at Loughborough University, talks about how mandates work in practice.
  • 17:40 - Paul Ayris, Director of Library Services at University College London, explains UCL?s approach to institutional mandates.
  • 20:44 - Paul Hubbard, Head of Research Policy at the Higher Education Funding Council for England, outlines HEFCE’s policy on open access mandates.
  • 22:28 - Bill Hubbard, Manager of the SHERPA project at the University of Nottingham, talks about institutional policies and processes for mandate compliance.

Running time: 33 minutes

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