The X files are coming!

In order to support the University’s ambitious research strategy, Information Services want to ensure that every researcher has a place to store their active/current research data safely and securely.   IS are aware that researchers hold their data on many different devices:  laptops, a vast array of portable hard drives, USBs; and Dropbox.  These devices […]

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Open research practices

The results of a survey of Wellcome researchers to find out what they think about open research, how they practice it, and some of the barriers they face have just been published in a report. This work was commissioned by the Wellcome Trust and conducted by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and […]

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Open Access: Publisher memberships

Publisher memberships   The University currently provides a fund of £250k to spend on Open Access: publisher memberships, APC and publication costs.  To apply to the APC fund you need to fulfil eligibility criteria – see here for further information and the application form.   Many publishers now offer discounted Article Processing Charges (APCs), so […]

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Our favourite Open Access films

  If you want to learn more about Open Access these are our favourite short films explains what Open Access is and what Licences are. “What is Open Access”  “Creative Commons: a shared culture” Don’t forget we have loads of information on our web pages at http://www.stir.ac.uk/is/researchers/writing/publishingimpact/open-access/   JISC – Open Access hour: live Twitter […]

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Complying with the REF OA Policy

To comply with the REF policy, Stirling researchers should submit their publication details to the Research Management System (RMS) and attach the full-text PDF file of their final peer-reviewed manuscripts. The PDF file will be copied to STORRE, the University’s institutional repository.   Follow the steps below: A PDF version of Complying With REFs Open Access Policy […]

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