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March 31, 2009

Paying for open access publication charges - RIN guidelines

March 31, 2009

“The Research Information Network and Universities UK have produced a guide (March 2009) to provide advice on paying open access publication charges: that is, fees levied by some journals for the publication of scholarly articles so that they can be made available free of charge to readers, immediately upon publication. The guide also sets out recommendations for universities ...

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March 27, 2009

Intrallect conference 2009

March 27, 2009

The title of this year’s conference was Open Educational Resources: share, improve, reuse and Wendy and I were invited by Intrallect to talk about the work we have been doing to repurpose intraLibrary as an OA research repository. We travelled through the stunning Northumbrian countryside up to Edinburgh on Wednesday morning so unfortunately we ...

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March 26, 2009

Hash # from Intrallect conference in Edinburgh

March 26, 2009

WiFi problems on Wednesday but plenty of discussion off and on-line today: ...

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March 24, 2009

Dawn’s report from Belfast

March 24, 2009

Report here: Also her most recent post on Streamline News,  “The Sharing Vision” (poetic title!) ...

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March 19, 2009

Archive and Special Collections

March 19, 2009

A colleague has recently set up a blog for Archive and Special Collections at Leeds Met: One particularly interesting area, from my point of view, is work on developing machine-readable lists of the various collections/cataloguing and finding aids.   Keith and I have already discussed how we might use the repository and I intend to ...

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March 16, 2009

Journal Authors’ Rights: Perceptions and Reality

March 16, 2009

Must read this when I get a chance… ...

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Having the craic in Belfast, a busman’s holiday

March 16, 2009

With project deadlines looming and two final reports due on JISC’s desk in a matter of weeks, some might consider a visit to our Regional University Network partner in the Emerald Isle to be, well, a bit late in the day. As a RUN partner with whom we enjoy close links, Belfast Met was ...

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March 11, 2009

Next Generation Technologies in Practice 09

March 11, 2009

John, Wendy and I have just done a joint presentation, together with Jim Hensman from Planet, on sharing practice and social technologies. The event was Next Generation Technologies in Practice. Our presentation is here: more about "Social Technology for Sharing Practic…", posted with vodpod ...

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February 19, 2009

Publishers allowing the deposition of their published version/PDF in Institutional Repositories

February 19, 2009

Hallelujah.  Let’s hope this is a sign of things to come! ...

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February 18, 2009

SUETr event in Lincoln

February 18, 2009

Would have liked to have attended this event: But I didn’t… ...

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